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EXTRA INFO & LINKS BELOW!

Dr. Julian Bayliss' rainforest story: youtu.be/mni8mSS4KDU

Cool video from CGPGrey: "How Many Countries Are There?" youtu.be/4AivEQmfPpk

upside-down map: paulmencke.nl.dualdev.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/Upside-down-World-Map.jpg

INTERACTIVE projection site: www.jasondavies.com/maps/transition/

Chromoscope: www.chromoscope.net/

Mercator Puzzle: gmaps-samples.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/poly/puzzledrag.html

xkcd on maps: xkcd.com/977/

Earth "live": aa.usno.navy.mil/imagery/earth/live

interactive gnomonic: bl.ocks.org/mbostock/3795048

West Wing MAPS clip: www.youtube.com/watch

Earth from Mars: astrobob.areavoices.com/2012/08/10/what-does-earth-look-like-from-mars/

Earth from Saturn: saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/news/newsreleases/newsrelease20130722/

"look" etymology: www.etymonline.com/index.php

wave on a string simulation: phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/wave-on-a-string

Hi-res electromagnetic spectrum: www.zulyzami.com/dl16

Earth under different light: orbitingfrog.com/2008/06/25/earth-and-friends-in-multiple-wavelengths/

Moon's shadow on Earth: www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2013/11/04/solar_eclipse_november_solar_eclipse_pictures_and_videos.html

Bad Astronomer on twitter: twitter.com/BadAstronomer

Africa compared to big countries: cdn.twentytwowords.com/wp-content/uploads/africa.jpg

Map projection info:

usersguidetotheuniverse.com/
nationalatlas.gov/articles/mapping/a_projections.html
www.radicalcartography.net/
http://www.geo.hunter.cuny.edu/~jochen/gtech201/lectures/lec6concepts/map%20coordinate%20systems/how%20to%20choose%20a%20projection.htm
education.nationalgeographic.co.uk/education/media/selecting-map-projection/
www.colorado.edu/geography/gcraft/notes/mapproj/mapproj.html
kartoweb.itc.nl/geometrics/map%20projections/mappro.html
www.giss.nasa.gov/tools/gprojector/help/projections.html

What we used to think Earth looked like from space: blogs.smithsonianmag.com/smartnews/2013/09/heres-what-we-thought-earth-would-look-like-from-space/

Earth is not a perfect sphere: www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm

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