Presentation on theme: "Let ’ s the beauty and wonders of the nature cherish your heart. In the world of Geography, we understand the forces that prevail in our Mother Earth."— Presentation transcript:
Let ’ s the beauty and wonders of the nature cherish your heart. In the world of Geography, we understand the forces that prevail in our Mother Earth.
Knowledge: - More understanding of man-land relationship - Get relevant subject matter (vocabulary & theme/issues) in the Use of English - Relate to other subjects, e.g. Biology, Economics, etc
Training of skills: - Map reading skills - Graphical skills - Comprehension & application skills - Logical and systematic thinking - Problem solving - Critical thinking
Attitudes: - Appreciation of the nature - Awareness of the importance of man ’ s activities in changing our Earth - Awareness of the needs for environmental conservation
Living with our physical environment (1) Opportunities and Risks – Is it rational to live in hazard-prone areas? (2) Managing Rivers and Coastal Environments: A continuing challenge
Facing changes in the human environment (3) Changing Industrial Location – How and why does it change over space and time? (4) Building a Sustainable City – Are environmental conservation and urban development mutually exclusive?
Confronting global challenges (5) Combating Famine – Is technology a panacea for food shortage? (6) Disappearing Green Canopy – Who should pay for the massive deforestation in rainforest regions? (7) Global Warming – Is it fact or fiction?
(1) Dynamic Earth: the building of Hong Kong (2) Weather and Climate (3) Transport Development, Planning and Management (4) Regional Study of Zhujiang (Pearl River) Delta
NSS Geography Curriculum Framework
Nature lover With a passion to make our Earth a better place to live Enjoy outings and outgoing Responsible (towards ourselves & the world) Willing to walk (tremendous walking in field studies) Diligent
Understanding of the issue-enquiry approach, Keep abreast with current affairs (local, national & global) Take initiative/ Lifelong learning/ Self-discovery approach Thinking skills: Ws: Where, What, Why, How, Who, When A good grasp of directive terms (e.g. describe, explain, compare and contrast, suggest ….)
For more information, please contact Miss Chan (IH / Geography), or Visit the EDB website Thank you for your attention!