Friday, 9 June 2017

Toronto noise levels prompt concern from city's medical officer of health By John Rieti, CBC News


Concepts of Thinking: Spatial Significance, Patterns and Trends

#Inquiry: How might the noise level impact your community?

Activity: 1) Create a spatial journal to identify the noise levels. Evaluate for hot spot to determine areas of concern. Conduct an issue analysis to develop an action plan and communicate to an appropriate audience via story map.
2) Conduct a neighbourhood audit of noise levels to determine local noise levels. Communicate results and action plan to an appropriate audience.


Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Lack of access to a toilet and handwashing materials hits women and girls hardest, especially when menstruating BY LIBBET LOUGHNAN

Concepts of Thinking: Interrelationships, Spatial Significance

Inquiry: How might access to safe clean water for women benefit all others? Why hasn't access to clean water for women been established already?

Activity: Conduct an issue analysis and map out the stakeholders to establish spatial significance. Create a story map to communicate a possible solution to the appropriate audience. 

Thursday, 1 June 2017

A new twist on uranium’s origin story, by CSU scientists

Credit: Amrita Bhattacharyya
Concepts of Thinking: Spatial Significance, Interrelationships, Geographic Perspective

Inquiry: How might understanding of the origin of Uranium impact mining processes?

Activity: Gather data on uranium mines and how they are managed? Conduct an issue analysis and develop an action plan regarding the mining process. Communicate via story map to an appropriate audience.

Just one-third of the world's longest rivers remain free-flowing  Geographic Concepts of Thinking: Interrelationship , Spatial ...