A lot of you have been asking me about the debt limit and the government shutdown happening at the moment in the United-States. I’ve tried answering as best I could, but here is a pretty good , albeit somewhat biased, video explaining it better than I can. Enjoy.
IB Requirement: Identify the biotic and abiotic resources of continental shelves, oceans and ocean floor deposits.
As you watch the video:
Consider the various needs oceans fulfill for humans and the Earth as a whole.
Consider the need for a global agreement on the preservation of oceans.
Consider the difficulties in regulating oceans.
Explain the 3 ways that natural resources can be valued. (How van you measure it’s worth?) Explain why we fail to account for many the oceans values Explain the problems that we cause by failing to accurately account for the ocean’s value
Grade 9 I&S: No work assigned. As we have just finished a unit, you do not have any work on the new one. Enjoy the time off.
Grade 10 I&S10: Work on the Syria project. As we will also miss class on Friday for BTG, the project deadline has been pushed back to Tuesday, October 29th, at the beginning of class. Make sure to come pick up your scrapbook tomorrow or Friday. Feel free to email me if you have any questions… you’re welcome!
IB Geography, group 2: Complete the El Nino / La Nina case study and the Carbon Cycle questions. Both are due Wednesday, October 30th. Check your email for a copy of the related powerpoint presentations.
IB expectation: Examine the role of oceans as a store and source of carbon dioxide (CO2).
Carbon is present in all living things and is in a state of dynamic equilibrium i.e. it is constantly the same level on Earth but always changing forms and location. It is an a state of constant flux. (Continuous change)
1. Describe the chemical process of ocean acidification
2. Explain the effect of ocean acidification on crustaceans
3. Explain the effect of ocean acidification on humans
4. Write a 25 minute essay on the following IB style Question: Examine the role of oceans as a store of CO2