Wednesday, 6 February 2019

A bold new plan to tackle climate change ignores economic orthodoxy.
The Economist  
Business and financFeb 5th 2019

Concepts of Geographic Thinking:  Geographic Perspective,
Interrelationship, Spatial Significance

Inquiry: How might `going green`impact  the US economy and economies of the world? Why are Canadians not wanting to "Go Green"? How might this view be changed?

Activity: Gather information on the environmental and economic impacts of "going green". Conduct an issue analysis to determine the values and beliefs of different stakeholders in going green discussion. Create a spatial journal that reflects the research of the different places that are going green. Develop a plan to help pursued other stakeholders that going green might be beneficial to them and their people and communicate via story map.

Monday, 4 February 2019

Climate change will change the colour of Earth’s oceans by the end of the 21st century

Climate Action: Rachel Cooper

Concepts of Geographic Thinking: Interrelationship, Spatial Significance, Geographic Perspective

Inquiry: How might the colour change of the oceans impact human populations? How might communities prepare for this future?

Activity: Gather data on ocean temperatures impacts and locations. Conduct an issue analysis to identify stakeholders and to understand their position. Create a spatial journal of stakeholders and local water temperatures. Develop a possible reaction to this situation and communicate it via story map.

SWSH TDSB PD at  Bloor C.I. OAGEE Spatial Technology Mapping Contest