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Dev gap webquest

Dev gap webquest



Helps students get to grips with various data sources about the development gap

Helps students get to grips with various data sources about the development gap



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    • Follow the webquest to get to grips with the development gap
    •  Click on http://www.gapminder.org/ Then Gapminder World and watch the “how to use" Video tutorial, it won’t take long. Then back to Gapminder World and select some of the Superpowers and Emerging superpowers (it’s easiest to view if you choose different coloured ones). Click Play and watch the historical change in life expectancy and GDP per capita. When it has finished “Print screen” and paste into “Paint”. Select the graph (making sure you’ve included the axes labels so you know what it is!) Copy into a new Word Document headed “Measuring Development and the Development Gap”
    •  Cancel the selected countries (click on them again) Then pick some of the poorer and middle income countries from the graph (move your mouse around to identify countries) and select some of them (click on the circle), then press play again. Do the same again, print screen, paste to paint and copy into the word document. You should now have two contrasting graphs.
    •  Go to the mapped data http://hdr.undp.org/en/data/map/ Under composite data select HDI and copy the map into your document. Describe the pattern.
    •  Find out about the Gender Inequality Index at http://hdr.undp.org/en/statistics/gii/ . Right click on the graph to copy it into your word document then use the draw tools to identify what each of the components is about. Make a note of where is particularly good/bad
    •  http://hdr.undp.org/en/statistics/ihdi/ What is Inequality adjusted HDI? Write a simple explanation Play around with the interactive graph by picking some countries to see how their HDI is affected by inequality, then pick one, print screen it, paste into paint, trim and paste into your document.