Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Famine crisis: 4 countries that need help

Concepts of Thinking: Spatial Significance, Patterns and Trends

Inquiry: How might this issue be resolved so it does not happen again, here or elsewhere?

Activity: Conduct an issue analysis. Create an annotated map of the stakeholders. Evaluate stakeholders values and beliefs and develop a possible solution that can be  communicated to an appropriate audience via story map.

Monday, 27 March 2017

Sea Ice Extent Sinks to Record Lows at Both Poles  Maria-José Viñas NASA's Earth Science News Team


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

Inquiry: How might communities in the north and south be impacted by the loss of sea ice? How can communities prepare for this loss?


Activity: Conduct an issue analysis to determine possible action that might be required. Communicate results via story map to the appropriate authorities.

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Oceans at Risk 


Concepts of Thinking: Spatial Significance, Geographic Perspective
Inquiry: How might different stakeholder ensure the survival of the oceans?
Activity: Create an annotated map of active stakeholders and what they are doing. Conduct an issue analysis. Develop of plausible solution to the issue and communicate via story map.

Monday, 20 March 2017

Lethbridge urges residents to conserve water due to ice jams, quick melt The Canadian Press

Concepts of Thinking: Interrelationship, Spatial Significance, Patterns and Trends

Inquiry: How might ice jams and quick melt be managed so as not to impact communities

Activity: Gather information on annual melt in the area and water treatment option. Decide how best to approach the situation. Communicate the results via story map.

Monday, 13 March 2017

Syrian children 'pushed to the brink' after worst atrocities since war began

Concepts of Thinking: Interrelationships, Patterns and Trends, Geographic Perspective

Inquiry: What might the future for these kids be if the "World" continues to do nothing?

Activity: Gather and organize information regarding how Syrian children are being affected by the current conflict. Conduct an issue analysis to determine possible future for the Children of Syria. Why might countries not have been able to help the children to date? Communicate solution, via story map, to the appropriate authorities and ask for a response.

Friday, 10 March 2017

Canada’s Best Jobs 2016: The Top 25 Jobs In Canada 













See what the top jobs are in Canada.
Inquiry: How desirable might Geographic Skills be in Canada?

Famine crisis: 4 countries that need help Concepts of Thinking: Spatial Significance, Patterns and Trends Inquiry: How might...