Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Satellites saw rapid Greenland ice loss

BBC news

Concepts of Geographic Thinking: Patterns and Trends, Spatial Significance, Interrelationships

Inquiry: How might this ice loss impact communities in the north and south? What action to fight climate change might be the best to help reduce this ice loss?

Activity: Gather data on ice loss in Greenland and the results of the ice loss. Create a spatial journal of communities in the region. Conduct an issue analysis to develop an action plan to support communities if current trends continue. Communicate results in a Story Map.

Thursday, 17 January 2019

These are the biggest risks facing our world in 2019

World Economic Forum

Inquiry: What might be the solutions to these risks?

Activity: Collect data of Global Risks and create a spatial journal to show where climate issue are most prevalent. Conduct an issue analysis to gain insight into the views of the stakeholders. Determine which issue should take priority and then develop an action plan that can be communicated via story map.

Thursday, 10 January 2019

Earth’s magnetic field is acting up and geologists don’t know why Alexandra Witze

Concepts of Geographic Thinking: Spatial Significance

Inquiry: Why might magnetic north be moving? How might the movement of magnetic north 
impact communities?

Activity: Gather data on magnetic north movement and map in a spatial journal to determine 
any patterns. Conduct an issue analysis to help determine how different stakeholders might be 
impacted from this shift. Create a story map to communicate what might happen as the magnetic 
field shifts.

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