Gapminder is a non-profit venture – a modern “museum” on the Internet – promoting sustainable global development and achievement of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals.
Gapminder utilizes Trendalyzer software, which seeks to unveil the beauty of statistical time series by converting boring numbers into enjoyable, animated and interactive graphics.
This site is rich with population data, videos, labs and teacher resources – making it a perfect addition to our SEVEN series. Explore Gapminder World as you continue to discuss our population milestone over the coming months.
SEVEN is a program in which we will share, seven lesson plans or free resources over the seven months of this school year since we hit seven billion, relating to our recent global population surge.
We will be featuring great free resources to help you teach and plan lessons for your classroom. Look to us on the seventh of each month for a new installment in our SEVEN series.