Here is your study guide for the exam
You have today’s class to research all the information you will need to formulate your arguments during the exam.
The positive and negative outcomes of hosting the 2020 Olympics
The outcomes that came after the 1964 and 1998 Olympics and other major sporting events
Have strong examples to support your arguments
Here are some sources:
Start at 2 minutes
We have discussed the benefits and drawbacks of tourism, and looked at the history of the Olympic games.
Major sporting events have always had their shares of controversy.
South Korea 1986
Brazil 2014 World Cup
In groups, you will create a short presentation describing a controversy surrounding an upcoming major sporting event.
Create a 5 (max) minute PowerPoint presentation (10 slides max) describing:
The reason your city wanted to host the event
The benefits of hosting the event
The drawbacks of hosting the event
The main lines of the controversy
Answer these questions:
Should the event still take place?
Would you still patronize the event?
The slides may not contain more than 5 words each. They should be used solely as visual aids and prompts, not essay pages.
You may not read from a piece of paper or laptop either. All information must be in your own words.
Be ready to answer questions from your peers.
Possible Topics – 2 teams can pick the same event, not the same controversy
The Rio Olympics 2016
The PyeongChang Winter Olympics 2018
Russian World Cup 2018
The Tokyo Olympics 2020
Beijing Winter Olympics 2022
The Qatar World Cup 2022
Any other with teacher consent
You will present on Monday
We have been discussing methods of collecting information for historical purposes. We have also discussed different perspectives in history, exploring the
Guiding Question : Does everyone see “history” in the same way?
We will now begin our summative assessment
The Generations Project
Hyperlink your work here
We will be looking at trends, benefits and drawbacks in tourism today.
What were the top three countries in terms in international arrivals in 2014
What were the top three countries in terms of international receipts in 2014?
Explain the difference in patterns depicted by your answers of question 1 and 2.
Describe the recent trends of tourism in Africa.
Describe the changes in international tourist arrivals between 1950 and 2010. (p.14)
In your opinion, why has tourism increased since the 1950s?
Hyperlink your answers
In groups of 3 you will research one specific tourist destination that you have all visited and explain the impacts of tourism on the area.
Include specific examples, statistics, pictures etc. of:
A description of the main physical and human attractions at the location
The benefits of tourism on the location
The negative impacts of tourism on the location
One management strategies put in place by local people
A National Park
A coastal resort
A ski resort
A famous tourist destination in an LEDC
A famous tourist destination in an MEDC
You will present tomorrow