I know – it sounds like another “Big History” website, and it is, but in a simpler format. BBC Earth takes us through the big events in a visually-pleasing, easy-to-navigate way with simple (perhaps a bit simplistic) text and animations.
Geography has traditionally been rooted on or in the ground of planet Earth. To Geographers, “space” and “spatial” refer to an area of land, but more and more, the knowledge and skills of Geographers are being applied to the Space around Earth
Want climate data? How about data going back to the 1700s and data for 40,000 locations around the world? If you need an example of “big data” this is it – and it’s free and openly accessible for students and educators (and
Here in Canada, we are very familiar with how the Coast Mountains of BC influence the precipitation patterns of places along the west coast like Vancouver, Tofino and Ucluelet. It’s a classic case of moist, west winds from the Pacific being
No doubt, it is all over the news by now. Here is the word, direct from NASA and NOAA with additional perspective from BBC News: NASA announcement & video NOAA announcement & maps BBC News article
Just published – an interactive climate graph map that makes studying and leaning about climate regions much easier. Simply click on a station and the climate graph for that location pops-up. Each climate graph is a jpeg image that can