Due date: TBA
Question: Evaluate the management strategies of one of the following case studies to achieve environmental sustainability:
Presentation: Essay format
You will be graded based on the IB Paper 1 markband
My Diigo has a number of sources on the Amazon rainforest, see tags biodiversity and rainforest
I will be absent all day today. Here is the assigned work:
Grade 8: Work on Evaluating Sources: Global Issues. You should complete parts 1, 2 and one whole article of part 3 by the end of class.
Grade 11: You have both periods to read p. 129 to 136 of the Codrington textbook.
p. 132 3I: # 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
p. 133 3J: #1, 2, 3
p. 136 3K: # 1, 2, 3, and write a detailed thesis statement for question #4
If you finish early, work on their Water video or review for your unit test next week. (All of Patterns in Environmental Quality and Sustainability)
Here is you next summative assessment: Gr 8. Global Issues Assessment: Evaluating Sources
You will have both periods on Monday to work in this.
Due Friday, February 28th.
Ok that was a lot of information. Here’s a simpler version:
As a group, come up with a definition of the following:
Now, let’s look over the first three questions again.
In groups of 2: Find one commercial that uses classical conditioning. Explain what tactics are used to change your attitude towards their product.
Continuing our discussion on global issues ,we will watch a clip of Luc Besson’s Home. (start at 21:00)
As you watch the video, take notes on:
Discussion: How are these issues interrelated?
In groups of 2 or 3, you will choose a global issue discussed in the video and do some quick research on it. Find some simple sources and at least one infographic.
You will then have 15 minutes, no more, to create a presentation on your global issue and explain how it’s impact is being felt worldwide.
This time, I will choose your method of presentation…… (be afraid!)
Last week, we began our discussion on Imperialism and the Motives for Imperialism.
Discuss: How do we know historical events to be true?
Today, we will read Santha Rama Rau’s By Any other name.
Then, answer the By Any Other Name Questions.
Next, we will read George Orwell’s story Shooting an Elephant.
As you read, highlight and annotate passages:
We will then have a socratic seminar
If we have time, we will read Read White Man’s Burden by Rudyard Kipling, and answer the following questions.
(1) According to Kipling what was the “White Man’s Burden”?
(2) What reward did Kipling suggest the “White Man” gets for carrying his “burden”?
Next, we will read Burmese Days, by George Orwell, looking at the differing perspectives on imperialism. What does Flory see and what does Dr. Veraswami see?
1: Identify the ways in which water is utilized at the regional scale.
a) Describe the regional distribution of water usage.
b) What is the relationship between water scarcity and development?
2.Examine the environmental and human factors affecting patterns and trends in physical water scarcity and economic water scarcity.
Create an essay outline, with thesis statement and three or four supporting arguments answering the following question:
Your outline must include the following vocabulary: Potable water, aquifer, evapotranspiration, economic scarcity, physical scarcity, water stressed areas, water scarce areas, water table, groundwater
”Examine the environmental and human factors affecting patterns and trends in economic water scarcity in Ethiopia”
”Examine the environmental and human factors affecting patterns and trends in economic water scarcity in the Ogallala Aquifer in Texas”
Examine: Consider an issue or concept in a way that uncovers the interrelationships and assumptions
3: Examine the factors affecting access to safe drinking water
Sonaar Luthra demonstrates his quick and simple test to gauge if water is safe.
Engineer Michael Pritchard demonstrates his Lifesaver Bottle, capable of sterilizing dirty water in seconds. He believes that his invention could easily help meet the Millenium Development Goal of halving the number of people without access to safe drinking water by 2015.
You will create a 60 second video answering the following question:
For a specific region, examine the factors affecting access to safe drinking water and suggest a possible solution to the problem.
Your video must be 60 seconds and good enough to win 1000$!
You will be graded on the IB paper 1 mark band.