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Featured examples of Gapminder in education
- Teachers TV: Looking at statistics with Year 8 students
Thanks to: Bob Lang
- Gapminder and Worldmapper
Geography for a changing world resources from the Geographical Association, UK.
Thanks to: Paula Cooper
- Gapminder course at the NYC iSchool
An experimental high school course that challenges 10th and 11th grade students to use a quantitive lens to analyze the last 200 years of global history.
Thanks to: Jesse Spevack
- Gapminder Tools
- Gapminder Tools Offline
You can use Gapminder Tools without an Internet connection! Install Gapminder Tools Offline on your computer. It automatically updates the data when and if you go online. Available for Windows, Mac and Linux
- Teacher’s guide: Lesson on 200 years that changed the world
This teacher guide explains how you can use Gapminder World to lecture about global development from 1800 until today.
- Life Expectancy PowerPoint
Life expectancy is a very important measure when we compare the health of different countries. Teach your students what it measures.
- Teacher’s guide: Quiz about Global Development
A teacher’s guide to a quiz about global development.
The quiz uses Gapminder World. All you’ll need is the Internet, a computer and a projector.
- Human Development Trends 2005
A thematic package of animations for your lecture.
Click and choose which of the 9 sections you will use. (Available in many languages.)
- Gapminder’s card game
This card sorting game challenges students’ perceptions about the contemporary world.