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Infographic from the World Bank looking at  energy and water's interdependence. #thirstyenergy

Infographic from the World Bank looking at energy and water's interdependence. #thirstyenergy

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Interior of the tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings, UNESCO World Heritage Site, West Bank, Luxor, Thebes, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

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Doggerland is the name of a vast plain that joined Britain to Europe for nearly 12,000 years, until sea levels began rising dramatically after the last Ice Age. Taking its name from a prominent shipping hazard—Dogger Bank—this immense landbridge vanished beneath the North Sea around 6000 B.C. It was a busy thoroughfare for ancient hunters and gatherers. But archaeologists hardly gave it a thought until 2002, when British researchers saw seismic survey data from the petroleum industry.

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What if an experience was to visually map out the interesting sounds on Mars? People could listen to (literally) other worldly sounds.

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If the World Had Only 100 People!

If the World Had Only 100 People!

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from Washington Post

40 more maps that explain the world

Data source: Oak Ridge National Laboratory, World Bank. (David Whitmore, John Grimwade / National Geographic)

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Browse through our FREE IEP Goal Bank to help with writing IEP goals for your students

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Gender | Data the World Bank

The consumption values for coal, oil, and natural gas in million tonnes of oil equivalent (MTOE) have been added and converted in kcal, using the conversion factor 1 MTOE = 10,000,000,000,000 kcal. The result has been divided by 365 and again by the total world population from world Bank data for each year.The data for access to improved sanitation facilities can be used as is from the World Bank data set.