Speeding Through the World One Map at a Time

World mapI have always been amazed by time-lapse photography. Now there are even ways, using digital technology, to time-lapse world maps from as far back as history can go. This post will share some of these maps with you so that you may share them with your students.

What is a time-lapse map?

That is a good question. Look at the video below for an example.

Pretty neat huh? You can Google time-lapse maps and find several others as well. Here you will find more maps that are on YouTube.

These maps will help your visual learners get a good picture of how the world looked and how it has changed. They might even help to generate great discussion about the world’s dynamics.

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