WHAT A MAP!!
Jose A. Alcalde, IES J. A. Pérez Mercader, Corrales (Huelva)
Introduction
I have always liked maps since I was a kid... and I still
do!!
I just found some great ideas from Mark Fisher...
Pangea
Pangea ultima: future world
A political map of the world, circa 200 A.D.
Major Empires by 1754
The world upside down
World flags
Major world languages
English-speaking nations (in red)
Map of the Most Common Surnames in Europe
The world’s major writing systems
World map of major religions
Where the atheists live
Where people are the most and
least welcoming to foreigners
Where people are the most
and least racially tolerant
The countries where people are
the most and least emotional
The world’s most and least
ethnically diverse countries
Economic inequality around the world
Poorest countries wiped out
Child poverty in the developed world
World map according to population
Where most people live in the world
Legal systems of the world
What Europeans think about the European Union
The world’s 26 remaining monarchies
Sports with more licenses
Olympic Games medals in Athens 2004
World Map of National IQ Scores
Freedom of press
A World Map that Inverts Land and Sea
Nuclear power plants worldwide
Australia vs Europe
Shoe world
Mappy holidays!!
Iceland crashed by Europe
Cannibal map of the world
The blonde map of Europe
Worldwide Driving Orientation
Worlwide Cities with Underground transportation
Night Airline Routes
UFO hotspots map in USA
Most Used Web Browser World Map (2012)
WWW code map
The world at night
The best and worst places to be born
World war zones map
Global gun deaths
Number of people per doctor
Fattest nations in the world
The McFarthest place in USA
Where people smoke the most (and least)
cigarettes per person
Most Consumed Alcoholic Beverage by Country
Europe's alcohol belts
Wine
Beer
Vodka
Natural disasters hot zones
Access to fresh water
Most polluting countries
Desertification in progress
Average temperatures
The world as seen from space,
over a 12-month time-lapse
Europe's climate in 2071
Average rainfall
Jose A. Alcalde, IES J. A. Pérez Mercader, Corrales (Huelva)
WHAT A MAP!!
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  1. 1. WHAT A MAP!! Jose A. Alcalde, IES J. A. Pérez Mercader, Corrales (Huelva)
  2. 2. Introduction I have always liked maps since I was a kid... and I still do!! I just found some great ideas from Mark Fisher at the Washington Post representing on maps many varied findings, data, facts... Some other maps come from www.bored.panda.com and www.strangempas.wordpress.com. I also thought about using them in my English lessons to introduce some different knowledge on geography, history, culture, economics... Feel free to browse the maps included and see the world from other 63 original perspectives!!
  3. 3. Pangea
  4. 4. Pangea ultima: future world
  5. 5. A political map of the world, circa 200 A.D.
  6. 6. Major Empires by 1754
  7. 7. The world upside down
  8. 8. World flags
  9. 9. Major world languages
  10. 10. English-speaking nations (in red)
  11. 11. Map of the Most Common Surnames in Europe
  12. 12. The world’s major writing systems
  13. 13. World map of major religions
  14. 14. Where the atheists live
  15. 15. Where people are the most and least welcoming to foreigners
  16. 16. Where people are the most and least racially tolerant
  17. 17. The countries where people are the most and least emotional
  18. 18. The world’s most and least ethnically diverse countries
  19. 19. Economic inequality around the world
  20. 20. Poorest countries wiped out
  21. 21. Child poverty in the developed world
  22. 22. World map according to population
  23. 23. Where most people live in the world
  24. 24. Legal systems of the world
  25. 25. What Europeans think about the European Union
  26. 26. The world’s 26 remaining monarchies
  27. 27. Sports with more licenses
  28. 28. Olympic Games medals in Athens 2004
  29. 29. World Map of National IQ Scores
  30. 30. Freedom of press
  31. 31. A World Map that Inverts Land and Sea
  32. 32. Nuclear power plants worldwide
  33. 33. Australia vs Europe
  34. 34. Shoe world
  35. 35. Mappy holidays!!
  36. 36. Iceland crashed by Europe
  37. 37. Cannibal map of the world
  38. 38. The blonde map of Europe
  39. 39. Worldwide Driving Orientation
  40. 40. Worlwide Cities with Underground transportation
  41. 41. Night Airline Routes
  42. 42. UFO hotspots map in USA
  43. 43. Most Used Web Browser World Map (2012)
  44. 44. WWW code map
  45. 45. The world at night
  46. 46. The best and worst places to be born
  47. 47. World war zones map
  48. 48. Global gun deaths
  49. 49. Number of people per doctor
  50. 50. Fattest nations in the world
  51. 51. The McFarthest place in USA
  52. 52. Where people smoke the most (and least) cigarettes per person
  53. 53. Most Consumed Alcoholic Beverage by Country
  54. 54. Europe's alcohol belts Wine Beer Vodka
  55. 55. Natural disasters hot zones
  56. 56. Access to fresh water
  57. 57. Most polluting countries
  58. 58. Desertification in progress
  59. 59. Average temperatures
  60. 60. The world as seen from space, over a 12-month time-lapse
  61. 61. Europe's climate in 2071
  62. 62. Average rainfall
  63. 63. Jose A. Alcalde, IES J. A. Pérez Mercader, Corrales (Huelva) WHAT A MAP!!
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