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    YOUTH HEAD DELEGATES – VSB SUSTAINABILITY CONFERENCE

    District News & Opportunities

    Sustainability Conference:

    The 2020 VSB Sustainability Conference (VSBSC) will be held on Friday, February 14 and the student organizing committee is looking for Youth Head Delegates from secondary schools across the District to help promote and facilitate the conference. The VSBSC is for secondary students in Metro Vancouver interested in learning about different aspects of sustainability through workshops, speakers, and group discussions. Through this, the VSBSC

    student organizers hope to promote youth leadership, community engagement, and learning about the environment.

    Teachers can share this opportunity with students who might be interested in participating.

    Students can apply to be a Youth Head Delegate until November 30, 2019 by filling out an application form: https://forms.gle/9kuy57BGk3gB5Xx67.

    A Youth Head Delegate will be responsible for the following tasks:

    · Attending 2 MANDATORY information meetings prior to the Conference

    · Promoting the VSBSC at their school through social media posts, school announcements etc.

    · Displaying a VSBSC Information and sign-up board at their school

    · Contributing new ideas on how they will promote this year’s conference

    · Communicating their progress to the Public Outreach Coordinator

    Learn more about the conference on the webpage at https://vsb-sustainabilityconference.com/ or contact outreach@vsb-sustainabilityconference.com for additional information.

    CARTOGRAPHY and Video Games

    https://www.canadiangeographic.ca/article/inside-intricate-world-video-game-cartography

    SOCIAL STUDIES 10M

    For Tuesday, November 12:

    • complete reading Ch.9 & 10 on Moodle
    • uploaded response to Wrongful Conviction OR Compassionate Homicide topics
    • discussion/debate

    Inspiration for IDS ideas

    A teenager won a $25,000 award for inventing a solution to eliminate blind spots for cars https://www.cnn.com/2019/11/06/us/teenager-invention-blind-spot-trnd/index.html

    FEDERAL ELECTION – to read

    https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/scheer-trudeau-minority-government-2019-election-1.5324496?cmp=rss

    https://vancouversun.com/pmn/news-pmn/canada-news-pmn/what-happens-if-nobody-wins-a-majority-on-monday/wcm/3966166d-2a20-404b-9581-825b06319f9e

     

    GEOGRAPHY 12

    Opportunity for APPLIED CREDIT:

     

    http://www.sfu.ca/fenv/students/prospective-students/events/

    PEPS12

    OCTOBER 4 PERIOD 1.3:

    • work on Social Media Project
    • start personalizing and populating digital portfolio

    GEOGRAPHY 12

    September 17:

    • Montreal Protocol and the Ozone Layer – Results?
    • Climate Change and Student Activism
    • 5 Themes of Geography Project
    • Geo Field Studies Project

     

    SOCIAL STUDIES 10M

    Homework Due Sept 19:

    1. Read Chapter 9 (take notes)
    2. Complete House of Commons Seating Chart
    3. Complete Legislative & Executive Branch Vocab
    4. Infographic on the LEGISLATIVE PROCESS (see MOODLE for complete description and upload instructions)

    PEPS12

    SOCIAL MEDIA PROJECT
    Part 1 – Social Media & Personal Identity (individual)
    Part 2 – Social Media and Politics/Canadian Election (group)

    Project due week of October 14