Month: September 2012 (page 2 of 2)

Coastal Landforms poster

×Draw a series of color, labeled diagrams depicting the main features and a simple explanation of the formation of each of the following landforms and coastal features:
Constructive waves Caves
Destructive waves Arches
Cliffs Stacks
Wave-cut platforms Bays and headlands
beaches spits and bars
Coastal sand dunes Marshes
Longshore drift

Work for Friday, September 7th, 2012

Good day,

I will be away from school today. Here is the work to be done in class today.

IB Geography, HL

Answer one of the two following sets of questions:

1

  1. Read Codrington p. 568 to 573
  2. Take detailed notes on the changes of China’s air network development in terms of the extension of links and nodes and the intensity of use at a national scale. 
  3. Answer questions 1 and 2 on page 573. (Blank maps of China are on my desk)
  4. Explain how a reduction in the friction of distance results in time–space convergence.
  5. Answer the following question in a 5 paragraph essay:
    1. Examine (Consider an argument or concept in a way that uncovers the assumptions and interrelationships of the issue) how and why the Chinese Aviation Network has changed over time.  [10 marks]

Or 2

  1. On Geographyalltheway.com, go to  IB, then Global Interactions, then Changing Space, the Shrinking World, then The Internet.
  2. Watch all videos and read all articles linked on the page.
  3. Take detailed notes on the creation and development of the internet in terms of the extension of links and nodes and the intensity of use at an international scale. 
  4. Produce a sketch map of the world. Mark on the areas of high Internet usage and areas of low Internet usage. Mark upon two or three anomalies. Annotate reasons for these patterns upon your map. (Maps are on my desk)
  5. Explain how a reduction in the friction of distance results in time–space convergence.
  6. Answer the following question in a 5 paragraph essay:
    1. Explain how and why the internet has grown over time. [10 marks]

This assignment is summative. See IB Rubric. Due Thursday September 20th.  

I should be online in the morning if you want to talk to me on google chat.

Individuals and Societies:

In groups, work on your Kiva Project.  Make sure to keep your TSC  in mind. 
You should all have your groups ready by now, as well as a person you have decided to help microfinance.
  1. Begin researching your country’s level of development
  2. Make detailed notes of all your research
  3. Keep a list of all your sources for your bibliography
  4. To help you focus, you can begin working on your grant proposal
  5. You may also brainstorm persuasive arguments you will use for your elevator pitch

Next class, I will be asking you to show me the work you have done during your time today.

Here is a little video giving further guidance for your elevator pitch:

I & S, September 4th, Loans and Kiva Pitch

Complete the Introduction to development Aid document.

Then, begin working on your Kiva Pitch. Don’t forget to have a good look at the Task Specific Clarifications. (TSC)

Classes of Monday September 2nd

Good morning/afternoon,

I will be away for an MYP conference today. Below is the work to be done in each class. Have a wonderful day!

IGCSE Geography 10
Periods 1 & 2
1: In groups, share answers from homework for 10-15 minutes.
2: Essential Mapwork Skills textbook: Answer p.36, #2, 3, 4.
3: If you finish early: Read New Wider World textbook: p. 306-309, answer question #2 on p. 315 (no need to finish for homework)
IB Geography
Periods 3 & 4
Go to geographyalltheway.com.Ask the substitute teacher if you do not remember the login and password.

-In the IB section, go to Hazards, then Vulnerability.
-Complete tasks 1 to 5 in the Why people live in hazardous areas section. (login before opening link)

If you finish early: Read Nagle and Cooke textbook, p. 211 to 214
Answer to do questions on page 212 and 214

Individuals and Societies 9B
Period 8
Make a copy, and answer all questions in this document.
No need to finish for homework.
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