If the World Were a Village Project: Blog post based on the book. This would be a great activity for the Canada's Interactions in the Global Community strand from the Ontario Social Studies curriculum.
Here’s a fresh take on a complex set of data. What if you took all the statistics about everyone in the world and boiled it all down into one question: what if the world was just 100 people? What if you took the billions and billions of people on Earth and made it so only 100 people could represent them? You’d get some super-simplified but interesting stats, that’s for sure.
Love this. Infographic breaks down tons of data points affecting billions of people in the world by applying ratios to just 100 people - a more manageable figure that we can all comprehend easily. If the world were a village of 100 people, 52 of them would be women, 70 people would have a skin color other than white, 7 would have access to computers, etc. Astounding statistics here - some surprisingly good (only 1 person with HIV) while others are very sad (only 1 person with a college…
One of the more magnificent tall ships, the 185' Europa hails from Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and is one of the world's most famous sailing vessels. Built to sail around the globe, Europa has a crew of 10 - 12 professional seafarers and 50 "guest" crew members. This is her second voyage into the Great Lakes.