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A version of the world famous 'Did You Know - Shift Happens' presentation from a Scottish context.

A version of the world famous 'Did You Know - Shift Happens' presentation from a Scottish context.

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    • 1.  
    • 2.  
    • 3.  
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    • 10. … is greater than the total population of the European Union.
    • 11. In India, it’s the top 42%
    • 12.  
    • 13. If you consider together 13 variations on the spelling…
    • 14. … ‘ Mohamed ’ was the 2 nd most popular name for a British boy in 2006.
    • 15.  
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    • 17.  
    • 18. in a UNICEF survey of children living in relative poverty in the developed world. last Britain came
    • 19. GROS expects the number of children in Scotland to drop by 15% over the next 25 years.
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    • 22. If you took every job there is today in the UK … and Germany and France and Italy and Poland …
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    • 26.  
    • 27. According to the Department of Trade and Industry…
    • 28.  
    • 29. The average Briton today will have 16 homes in their lifetime.
    • 30. 20 years ago it was 5.
    • 31. According to former US Secretary of Education Richard Riley…
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    • 36. Scotland accounts for 0.2% of global carbon emissions
    • 37. The refinery at Grangemouth accounts for 5% of the UK’s total carbon emissions.
    • 38. Scotland’s estimated energy potential from renewable sources is an output of 59.1GW
    • 39. Our current consumption is 10.5GW
    • 40.  
    • 41. The only authorities in the UK with broadband Internet penetration above 50%...
    • 42. are Shetland and Aberdeenshire.
    • 43. (Stirling, Aberdeen and Moray make up the rest of the UK’s top five)
    • 44.  
    • 45. Nintendo invested more than $140 million in research and development in 2002 alone
    • 46. In the same period, the U.S. Federal Government spent less than half that much on research and innovation in education.
    • 47. Wikipedia, the online user-created encylopedia, has 8 million articles in 253 languages
    • 48. 1 visitor in 20 will edit its content.
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    • 56.  
    • 57. By 2005, that figure had reached 500 billion
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    • 61.  
    • 62.  
    • 63. It is estimated that a week’s worth of The Times…
    • 64.  
    • 65.  
    • 66. That’s estimated to be more than all the information available for the previous 5000 years
    • 67.  
    • 68. For students starting a four-year technical degree, this means that . . .
    • 69. half of what they learn in their first year of study will be outdated by the end of their third year.
    • 70.  
    • 71.  
    • 72. have never lived in a world without the Internet. The young people who left school this year
    • 73.  
    • 74. The One Laptop Per Child Foundation is expecting to deliver between 50 to 100 million computers a year to children in developing countries
    • 75. By 2023, when today’s P1s will be just 21 years old and beginning their (first) careers…
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      • Credits
      • Karl Fisch, of Arapahoe High School in the US, conceived and created the first version of this presentation for a staff development day. And published it on the web…
          • http://thefischbowl.blogspot.com
      • Scott McLeod modified it, to make it more relevant to a wider context. And published it on the web…
      • Jeff Brenman, of Apollo Ideas, applied the creative design. And published it on the web…
          • http://www.apolloideas.com
      • Iain Lowson, Iain MacRobert & Craig Thomson, of HMIe, modified it to reflect a Scottish context.
      • Andrew Brown, of Learning & Teaching Scotland, added further creative design and then published it on the web…
      • If you modify this version, we’d all ask that you share it on the web too, so that others can benefit.
    • 83.  
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    • 85. Additional Image Credits: http://flickr.com/photos/star-dust/775368469/ (Pen) http://flickr.com/photos/samuelr/1452379695/ (Europe map) http://flickr.com/photos/jespis/86204286/ (Wind turbine) http://flickr.com/photos/robfahey/148381238/ (wiimote) http://flickr.com/photos/dcmetroblogger/212196724/ (olpc laptop) http://flickr.com/photos/jm999uk/182318534/ (Mobile phone) http://flickr.com/photos/gaetanlee/118885175/ (Pile of mobiles) http://flickr.com/photos/scottog/2208614815/ (Grangemouth refinery) http://flickr.com/photos/joshuaommen/128724855/ (Dollar bill) http://flickr.com/photos/philscoville/19694759/ (Kid with briefcase)  

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