The Anthropocene Education Program teaches students about the history and science behind the Anthropocene. Students can virtually explore the ways in which human activity is permanently changing the Earth’s natural systems using augmented and virtual reality, interactive art, photography and film.
A dynamic marriage of cinematic art and cutting edge technology, Anthropocene Interactive combines documentary storytelling with responsive gigapixel essays, 360 film and 3D modelling to fully immerse you in these photographic worlds, revealing what they signify to both the history and the future of human civilization, and its effect on the planet
Select a country, territory or international organisation from the menus below. These profiles (which include media) provide a guide to the history, politics and economic background of countries and territories, and background on key institutions.
Census at School is an international classroom project designed to engage students aged 8 to 18 in statistical reasoning, using data collected about themselves and about participating students from around the world.
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people and society, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities
CyArk is a non profit organization founded in 2003 to digitally record, archive and share the world's most significant cultural heritage and ensure that these places continue to inspire wonder and curiosity for decades to come.
Poverty, disease, hunger, climate change, war, existential risks, and inequality: The world faces many great and terrifying problems at the same time: it is these large problems that our work at Our World in Data focuses on.
This program focuses on a selection of the many communities in Canada, both historic and modern, that were forced to move due to urban redevelopment, the creation of national parks, war, economic forces, government policies or major infrastructure projects.
The Social Progress Index is a new way to define the success of our societies. It is a comprehensive measure of real quality of life, independent of economic indicators. The Social Progress Index is designed to complement, rather than replace, economic measures such as GDP.
Speak Truth to Power Canada, Defenders for Human Rights is an educational resource that can serve as a catalyst to reverse apathy by igniting passion, instilling responsible citizenship values, and emphasizing that the attainment of individual rights is intrinsically tied to the attainment of collective rights.
A student search engine that searches a whitelist of 2,000+ primary source & other authoritative history websites. It includes "modern" sources, such as newspapers and magazines, but weights websites of museums, universities and official government sources higher.
The Berlin Wall was started in 1961, creating one of history’s most infamous dividing lines. The wall "cut through neighborhoods, separated families, and divided not just Germany, but the world". The video details the history of the Berlin Wall.
Viewchange.org is harnessing the power of storytelling to change the world. This site combines the best global development video stories and groundbreaking new technology to enable individuals and organizations to stimulate change.
Students in intermediate and senior grades will examine UNICEF global education concepts in relation to humanitarian emergencies and disaster relief. The country specific inserts will allow you to explore specific emergencies.