Axis Bomb Shuts Down London Airport

WORLD More than 70 years after the Blitz, a WWII-era bomb prompted authorities to cancel flights at London City Airport. (BBC) Learn more about the Blitz here with our short reference resource. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers Toolkit, including a link to today’s simple MapMaker Interactive map. Discussion Ideas How did a bomb end up buried in … Continue reading Axis Bomb Shuts Down London Airport

New Maps Track the World in Flight

GEOGRAPHY A transportation planner has used flight data from around the world to create stunning kaleidoscope-style flight path visualizations. (Daily Mail) This animation offers another way to visualize similar data. Discussion Ideas: Look at the new images of global air traffic in the Daily Mail article or this BBC photo gallery. Now look at the “Lights at Night” layer in our MapMaker Interactive. Can students … Continue reading New Maps Track the World in Flight