Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Industrial farmingHow the use of antibiotics in poultry farming changed the way America eats. The Economist 
Concepts of Thinking: Geographic Perspective, InterrelationshipInquiry:  Why might antibiotics be used in food? Activity: Gather research on the use of antibiotics in food. Conduct an issue analysis to determine the stakeholders.  Make suggestions and communicate via story map

Friday, 22 September 2017

Japan braces as North Korea threatens hydrogen bomb test in Pacific 

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Wednesday, 20 September 2017

At least 217 dead after powerful quake hits Mexico – as it happened the guardian


Concepts of Thinking: Spatial Significance, Geographic Perspective

Inquiry: How might the Mexico City recover?

Activity: Gather data relating to the earthquake and highlight areas impacted. Determine what infrastructure has been effected. Determine how these needs might be addressed. Conduct an issue analysis to determine a plan of action c]and communicate via story map.

Thursday, 14 September 2017

Myanmar The guardian

The latest news and comment on Myanmar                  







Concepts of Thinking: Geographic Perspective, Pattern and Trends, Interrelationship, Spatial Significance

Inquiry: How might this conflict be resolved? 

Activity: Conduct an issue analysis to determine the role of the stakeholders. Evaluate the positions and determine a course of action and develop an action plan to ensure innocent people are will not  be killed. Communicate results via story map to an appropriate audience.               








Friday, 8 September 2017

Typhoons, cyclones and hurricanes: how these weather systems form

Concepts of Thinking: Spatial Significance, Patterns and Trends

Inquiry: How might this information be used?

Activity: Gather data on weather systems to help predict where these systems may occur and when. If populations are impacted devise an action plan to support the population. Create a story map to communicate results

Wednesday, 6 September 2017

What’s in the path of Hurricane Irma

 Concepts of Thinking: Spatial Significance, Patterns and Trends

Inquiry: Why might the path of the hurricane move in this direction?

Activity: Gather data on the factors affecting hurricanes and create a model using ArcGIS to make further predictions and recommendations. Communicate via story map.




Renewables to produce 85% of global electricity needs by 2050.

Concepts of Thinking: Spatial Significance, Geographic Perspective

Inquiry: What role might Canada play in this future?

Activity: Have students research renewable energy in Canada and create a spatial journal to display their information. Create a story map to show what Canada's role might be.

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