There are many sites now which convert data into visual forms. This site called SHOW world displays a range of data in a visual form using the map of the world. Instead of land mass, the size of each country will represent the data for that subject. This can be the stimulus for class discussions or research activities.
People: Demographics, Causes of Death, Education, Health, Religion
Planet: Animal Resources, Crop Resources, Energy, Environment, Metals and Minerals, Natural Disasters
Business: Economy, Global Brands, Industry, Technology, Transport
Politics: Government, Law and Order, Migration, War & Conflict, Aid
Living: Food & Dining, Travel, Sports, Media