I will be in Hong Kong until Tuesday for a profesional Seminar.
Friday September 27
IGCSE Geography: Unit test
Grade 9D Individuals and Society: In groups, work on the Utopia project
Gr 12 HL Geography: Complete
last week’s questions. Due Friday, October 5th. Monday, October 1st
Grade 10 IGCSE: Complete this document on tropical deserts. Due next class.
Gr 12 Geography: In groups of 2 or 3, answer these questions.
Grade 9B, Individuals and Societies: In groups, work on the Utopia project Tuesday, October 2nd
Grade 9D, Individuals and Societies: Continue working on the Utopia Project. Due next class, Oct 3rd. If you finish early, work on your 30 second government advertisement
Grade 9B, Individuals and Societies: Continue working on the Utopia Project. Due next class, Oct 4th.
Grade 10, Individuals and Societies: You will be given a copy of By Any Other Name, by by Santha Rama Rau. Read it and answer these questions. While you read, think of The Building of Global Empires text we read last class, by Jerry Bentley and Gerbert Ziegler.
In groups of 2 or 3, using online resources, Nagle and Cooke and/or Codrington,
1. Give a detailed explanation and evaluate* each of the following as as indicators of health:
infant mortality rate (IMR) and child mortality
HALE (health-adjusted life expectancy)
access to safe water
access to health services
2. If you finish early, read Cordington p. 412 to 421 and answer Question Bloc 10C on p. 421
Due Wednesday October 3rd, with the
life expectancy graph.
*Evaluate: Make an appraisal by weighing up the strengths and limitations.
The world has enough for everyone’s need but not enough for everyone’s greed”
IB Expectation: Describe the variations in health as reflected by changes in life expectancy at national and global scales since 1950. Explain the patterns and trends in terms of differences in income and lifestyle.
Life Expectancy at Birth:
Daily Calorie Intake per capita
via chartsbin.com GDP Per Capita by Country of Year 2011
Changes in income and life expectancy over time:
VIDEO Exercise: On an A4 paper, using gapminder, chartsbin or a similar source, create an annotated graph depicting the changes in life expectancy from 1950 to 2012 in a variety of countries. (mix of MEDC, LEDC, NIC and OPEC countries)
I will be in Osaka with the Baseball team today.
Here is the work for the day:
Period 1: Unit Test
Period 2: Complete
this google doc
Individuals and Societies 9D
Complete this google doc. Only do questions labeled for period 1. Due next class. Individuals and Societies 9B
Complete this google doc. When you finish the questions, begin the activity labeled Period 2. Due next class.
How does the internet work?
The scale of the internet
Internet world statistics
Internet saves the world
Write a short answer for the following questions:
1. What is civil society? Hint: look in the IB syllabus.
2. What does the term “Global Civil Society” mean?
3. List 5 examples where ICT has helped civil society to organise more effectively?
4. How has social networking influenced recent world events? Give at least one specific example.
As we watch the video,
Coral Reefs: Rainforests of the sea, answer the following questions:
1: What percentage of the oceans is covered by coral reefs?
2: Approximately how long ago did the first ancestors of coral reefs appear?
3: What is the skeleton of hard coral, such as brain coral, made out of?
4: In what way are soft coral different from hard coral?
5: What conditions are ideal for the growth of coral reefs?
6: Why are predators, such as sharks, dependent on coral reefs?
7: Why is tourism important to the communities living near coral reefs?
8:Describe one way to decrease the rate at which coral reefs are being destroyed by humans.
9: Why are coral reefs good indicators of the health of the environment?