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    GEO12 – 1.2

    OCTOBER 19

    1. *Ongoing until OCTOBER 30:
      • Understanding the World Through a New Lens
    2. FOLLOW UP:  HOMEWORK READINGS
      • Chapter 7 Solar Radiation
        • Solar Constant
        • Net Radiation (Rn)
        • Shortwave Radiation
        • Albedo
        • Greenhouse Effect
        • Explain Rn = Ph + E + G + H
        • Explain using figure 7.6:
          • How how does loss of ice (esp. at poles) accelerate global warming and climate change?
    3. Response to TED Talk by Gavin Schmidt
      • Summary of key points
      • Personal takeaway
      • Upload to Digital Portfolio by Oct.20
    4. Chapter 8-9 – Climate & Weather
      • How has climate determined our economic activities?
        • characteristics of local climate
        • list of economic activities
        • connections
      • View video “Atmospheric Circulation”
      • Classifying Climates
        • for what purpose?
        • what are the factors that define the three examples given on pp.134-136?
      • Climatic Controls – how does each affect climate?
        • solar radiation
        • wind systems
        • ocean currents
        • land masses (continents) & bodies of water
        • altitude
        • mountains
        • local influences
    5. Climatic change – 5 theories
    6. HOMEWORK for next day –
      • Review link to “WIND” from NatGeo (see MOODLE)
      • Review remaining chapters of Unit 4
    7. CONTINUE PROGRESS –
      • ASSIGNMENT 4
        • Phase 1 Research/Ideas Generation – week of Oct 5
        • Phase 2 Production – week of Oct 12
        • Phase 3 Presentation/Submission of work – week of Oct 19

    GEO12 – 1.2

    OCTOBER 2

    1. *Ongoing until OCTOBER 30:
      • Understanding the World Through a New Lens
    2. FOLLOW UP:  HOMEWORK – Create/Brainstorm a list of Climate-change related events that have occurred in 2020
    3. Video viewing of docu-drama “Age of Stupid”
      • Suggested 3-column notes approach (Important Detail/Question/Point of Interest)
      • Include notes in Portfolio/Blog
    4. Remote Work for next week:
      • Read Unit 4 – Chapters 7,8,9 by Oct.9//Chapters 10,11 by Oct.14
        • notes recommended
      • View MOODLE Resources on Weather & Climate by Oct.16
        • “Basics of Geography – Climate”
        • TED Talks – Gavin Schmidt – “Emergent Patterns of Climate Change”
    5. CONTINUE PROGRESS –
      • ASSIGNMENT 3 “Structures & Seismic Mitigation” Due October 5
      • ASSIGNMENT 4
        • Phase 1 Research/Ideas Generation – week of Oct 5
        • Phase 2 Production – week of Oct 12
        • Phase 3 Presentation/Submission of work – week of Oct 19

    GEO12 – 1.2

    OCTOBER 1

    1. *Ongoing until OCTOBER 30:
      • Understanding the World Through a New Lens
    2. FOLLOW UP:  HOMEWORK – locate at least three regions in BC and provide:
    3. Video viewing of docu-drama “Age of Stupid”
      • Suggested 3-column notes approach (Important Detail/Question/Point of Interest)
      • Include notes in POrtfolio/Blog
    4. Homework:  Create/Brainstorm a list of Climate-change related events that have occurred in 2020
    5. CONTINUE PROGRESS –
      • ASSIGNMENT 3 “Structures & Seismic Mitigation” Due October 5
      • ASSIGNMENT 4
        • Phase 1 Research/Ideas Generation – week of Oct 5
        • Phase 2 Production – week of Oct 12
        • Phase 3 Presentation/Submission of work – week of Oct 19

    GEO12 – 1.2

    SEPTEMBER 30

    ORANGE SHIRT DAY – Every Child Matters. – Unifor Local 88

    1. *Ongoing until OCTOBER 30:
      • Understanding the World Through a New Lens
    2. EVERY CHILD MATTERS
      • Read:  https://thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/residential-schools
      • View Chanie Wenjack Heritage Minutes video (see TEAMS –> FILES)
      • Geography and a sense of place play significant roles in one’s identity; discuss what role this played in relation to Residential Schools and their impact on those who were subjected to them.
      • Where do we go from here?  What is “Reconciliation?”
      • Homework for next day (be prepared to share):  locate at least three regions in BC and provide:
    3. FOLLOW UP:  HOMEWORK – “Micro-assignment” – our spatial location/proximity to volcanoes
    4. Looking ahead to ASSIGNMENT 4:  New JAYO
      • more details
    5. CONTINUE PROGRESS –
      • ASSIGNMENT 3 “Structures & Seismic Mitigation” Due October 5
      • ASSIGNMENT 4
        • Phase 1 Research/Ideas Generation – week of Oct 5
        • Phase 2 Production – week of Oct 12
        • Phase 3 Presentation/Submission of work – week of Oct 19

    GEO12 – 1.2

    SEPTEMBER 29

    1. *Ongoing until OCTOBER 30:
      • Understanding the World Through a New Lens
    2. FOLLOW UP:  HOMEWORK – READ UNIT 3 PLANET EARTH pp 49-116 by Monday September 28
      • Ch.5,6
    3. Looking ahead to ASSIGNMENT 4:  New JAYO
      • more details
    4. CONTINUE PROGRESS –
      • ASSIGNMENT 3 “Structures & Seismic Mitigation” Due October 5

    GEO12 – 1.2

    SEPTEMBER 28

    1. *Ongoing until OCTOBER 30:
      • Understanding the World Through a New Lens
    2. FOLLOW UP:  HOMEWORK – READ UNIT 3 PLANET EARTH pp 49-116 by Monday September 28
    3. FOLLOW UP DISCUSSION:
      • Video: Strip the City SAN FRANCISCO
      • Remaining examples of seismic mitigation efforts
      • Detecting and “outrunning” the “Next One”
    4. HOMEWORK (due Monday, Sept.28) – Choose structure and submit choice via MOODLE for ASSIGNMENT 3 “Structures & Seismic Mitigation” (see MOODLE)
    5. Looking ahead to ASSIGNMENT 4:  New JAYO
      • first criteria – seismic mitigation design elements
    6. CONTINUE PROGRESS –
      • ASSIGNMENT 2  “Dream Destination” DUE TODAY
      • ASSIGNMENT 3 “Structures & Seismic Mitigation” Due October 5

    GEO12 – 1.2

    SEPTEMBER 24

    1. *Ongoing until OCTOBER 30:
      • Understanding the World Through a New Lens
    2. CONTINUE PROGRESS –
      • ASSIGNMENT 1 – 5 THEMES OF GEOGRAPHY – School Focus  DUE TODAY
      • ASSIGNMENT 2  “Dream Destination”
    3. HOMEWORK – READ UNIT 3 PLANET EARTH pp 49-116 by Monday September 28
    4. Intro into TECTONICS UNIT
      • Video: Strip the City SAN FRANCISCO
    5. HOMEWORK (due Monday, Sept.28) – Choose structure and submit choice via MOODLE for ASSIGNMENT 3 “Structures & Seismic Mitigation” (see MOODLE)
      • 2020-21 MODIFIED version – slide show
      • Choice of working individually or with a partner; partner must be in same physical class

    GEO12 – 1.2

    SEPTEMBER 23

    1. Making meaning from statistics
    2. *Ongoing until OCTOBER 30:
      • Understanding the World Through a New Lens
    3. CONTINUE PROGRESS –
      • ASSIGNMENT 1 – 5 THEMES OF GEOGRAPHY – School Focus
      • ASSIGNMENT 2  “Dream Destination”
    4. HOMEWORK – READ UNIT 3 PLANET EARTH pp 49-116 by Monday September 28
    5. Intro into TECTONICS UNIT
      • Video:  Colliding Continents
    6. HOMEWORK (due next period) – view video “Plate Tectonics” (see MOODLE)

    GEO12 – 1.2

    SEPTEMBER 22

    1. Follow Up on Reading – Physical + Human Geography
    2. *Ongoing until OCTOBER 30:
      • Understanding the World Through a New Lens
    3. 5 THEMES of GEOGRAPHY – ASSIGNMENT 2 “Dream Destination” (modified to INFOGRAPHIC)
      • Due Monday September 28 (hard deadline)
    4. CONTINUE PROGRESS – ASSIGNMENT 1 – 5 THEMES OF GEOGRAPHY
    5. HOMEWORK – READ UNIT 3 PLANET EARTH pp 49-116 by Monday September 28

    GEO12 – 1.2

    SEPTEMBER 21

    1. Review Course Outline, Expectations, Course Organization – Physical + Human Geography
      • Assessment:  Core Competencies vs Curricular Competencies
      • Homework vs Assignments
      • Homework:  Read correlating sections in MOODLE
    2. *Ongoing until OCTOBER 30:
      1. Understanding the World Through a New Lens
        1. See MOODLE for article
        2. Create correlating section in Course Portfolio; Keep ongoing entries in Course Portfolio on changes and whether you think they should be kept
          • Description of change
          • Keep – yes or no
          • Your rationale
    3. Discussion of UNIT 1 Reading
    4. PROGRESS CHECK – ASSIGNMENT 1 – 5 THEMES OF GEOGRAPHY