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Short title:

Gapminder

Description:

Outstanding meta-statistical website that runs animations of data through time. Data can be selected by user along two axes. Countries are portrayed as dots sized relative to population.

Classroom comments:

Amazing response from students!

For instructing students on the presentation of statistics, as well as the huge variations within global regions, show this TEDTalks video by GapMinder innovator Hans Rosling
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVimVzgtD6w


LINK URL:

http://www.gapminder.org/

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AQH