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The Degree Confluence Project
http://confluence.org/
GRADE LEVEL: 6-12, Advanced

CONTENT:
The goal of this project is "to visit each of the latitude and longitude integer degree intersections in the world and take pictures at each location."
AESTHETICS:
The site has a simple layout with quick loading graphics. It is available in Portuguese and English.
ORGANIZATION:
The left-side menu includes an alphabetical list of countries in which the confluences are located. Visitors use the back button on the browser to return to the home page.
REVIEW:
Did you know that there is a confluence within 49 miles of you? This site could help engage students in the study of latitude and longitude. Visitors are encouraged to locate a confluence near them, take pictures, write narratives about the experience, and submit them for publication. Included are step-by-step directions for finding confluences, a numerical index, and a clickable Composite World Map.
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