CGC1D-5 Geography of Canada
Class# Date Period Topics Tasks / Resources / Homework
      Welcome to Geography of Canada  
-- Thu, 9 Sep   Welcome; Five Themes of Geography: Place/Location, Region, Interaction, Movement, Environment (PRIME) consider how the five themes of Geography relate to your summer vacation
      Canadian Connections  
1 Fri, 09 Sep 4 Course Email Conferences and Websites; Michigan Basin Geology and Rattlesnake Point Cadet Trip; Summer Vacation PRIME create favourites link for website and put course email conference on FirstClass desktop; discuss geology of the Michigan Basin, the Niagara Escarpment, and Rattlesnake Point; see cadet hikes in 3D GoogleEarth; discuss PRIME and your summer vacation
2 Tue, 13 Sep -- Special Cadet Training Exercises: Geography of Rattlesnake Point Rattlesnake Point presentation of camping/hike images, topographic maps and GPS hike tracks in GoogleEarth; download Rattlesnake Point topographic map overlay for GoogleEarth
3 Mon, 19 Sep 4 General Course Information; 2008 Summer Olympics Medal Standings and Geography; Five Themes of Geography; Absolute and Relative Measurements

(see Worldmapper for even more cartograms using the fisheye style)

see general course information; discuss cartogram of 2008 Summer Olympics Medal Standings and themes of Place/Location, Region, Interaction, Movement and Environment, then create note on how each theme is related to map; obtain file (.xls format or download from email conference) to rank people/medal for all countries in 2008 Olympics, using CIA World Factbook to obtain country population data and completing country rows as assigned; discuss difference between absolute and relative measurements
4 Wed, 21 Sep 2 What is Geography?; "Geography is Everything" Mental Map review absolute and relative measurements when checking Winter Olympics medals standings homework; list 20-30 terms or concepts related to Geography, then separate them into the five themes of Geography (some may be in more than one theme); complete "Geography is Everything" assignment using Inspiration software
5 Fri, 23 Sep 4 Mental Map Peer Check; Canada on the World Stage; Statistics Canada Population Estimates; Canadian Quiz check a partner's mental map using the mind map checklist emailed previously, then make corrections for next class; see text pp. 10-16; complete tasks 1-3 of Canada on the World Stage worksheet distributed by email; complete task 4 of Canada on the World Stage worksheet by going to Statistics Canada website, following "Population estimate" link under Latest Indicators at right of website, then selecting at the bottom of the page "Table 2: Quarterly Demographic Estimates"; discuss and complete p.17 #6 with a partner; do text questions p.17 #2,3,4,5; if finished, try A Canadian Quiz on p.8 in text
6 Tue, 27 Sep 2 Earth Image Connections; Considerations for Country Size and Population Density finish mental map before class; see lights of Earth from ISS; answer questions on pp.3-4 during group discussion; prepare a MS-Excel table for p.17 #8 (data emailed to course conference), completing parts a-c in class and d-g for homework if needed
7 Thu, 29 Sep 4 Canadian Connections Review discuss previously assigned questions; second opportunity to complete A Canadian Quiz on p.8 in text
      Geographic Methods  
8 Mon, 03 Oct 2 Location and the Global Positioning System GPS discussion and slides; read pp.37-40 and visit Garmin GPS information website; complete GPS crossword found on course email conference; read pp.40-42
9 Wed, 05 Oct 4 GPS Mapping of SAC Quadrangle record locations of light posts at the corners of the SAC quadrangle and transfer coordinates to worksheet sent to conference; plot corners of upper soccer field on MS-Excel spreadsheet; use text information and Garmin GPS information to complete questions at bottom of worksheet
10 Tue, 11 Oct 2 Geocaching correct GPS crossword and questions; check GPS quadrangle plot; visit geocaching website and follow the "History" link under "Resources" at the bottom of the landing page to complete geocaching crossword found on course email conference; enter your address to locate a geocache near your home (choose "Map this location" and then copy the map below your crossword puzzle); see geocaching in movies teaser
11 Thu, 13 Oct 4 Digital Maps, including the Atlas of Canada and Google Maps; Types of Maps; Topographic Maps and Benchmarks; Benchmark Examples visit the Atlas of Canada and explore theme maps, reference maps, topographic maps and quizzes; create page in notes showing image and URL for Atlas of Canada homepage as well as a screen capture of a topographic map at 1:50000 for your home or Aurora; read Ch.2; complete map types worksheet; see Cape Spear benchmark photos; see benchmark outside Headmaster's office window; do p.29 #8; do Google Maps activity on pp.26-28 with written answers to #3-5
12 Mon, 17 Oct 2 Occupy Canada Protests; Topographic Maps; Encarta's World Map; Map Basics; Map of Canada discuss Occupy Canada protests in news; discuss answers to previous day's work; learn how to start Encarta's World Map tool; complete activity 1 on map basics worksheet (see email conference); complete activity 3 on map basics worksheet; start activity 2 to make a map of Canada
13 Wed, 19 Oct 4 Encarta's Map Tools; Map of Canada; Three Norths learn how to measure distance with Encarta's map tools to determine scale; read pp.30-33; discussion about 3 "norths" and distributed note; complete activity 2 to make a map of Canada for submission next class
(if interested, see article on the Earth's geomagnetic reversals)
14 Fri, 21 Oct 2 Locating Places on Maps: Compass Points and Bearings; Alphanumeric Grid Systems submit map of Canada; work on direction and bearing handout (finish Geolab 4, attempt Geolab 5); answer alphanumeric grid exercise on p.32; obtain note on locating places in course conference
15 Tue, 25 Oct 4 Locating Places on Maps: UTM Map Grids (4-digit grid squares, 6-digit grid points); Rattlesnake Point Cadet Trip add diagrams for UTM grid squares and 6-digit locations; complete Rattlesnake Point activity 1 and activity 2 in class email conference; obtain Rattlesnake Point .kmz file for topographic map in Google Earth (install Google Earth first if you don't have it)
16 Thu, 27 Oct 2 Test: Canadian Connections and Geographic Methods after test, participate in activities at http://7billionactions.org/ --
Happy 7 Billion!
If you interested in helping as a volunteer at the upcoming Geography teachers' conference at SAC on Nov. 11-12, complete the application and return to Dr. Joiner early next week
17 Mon, 31 Oct 4 7 Billion and Counting!

Latitude and Longitude; Encarta World Atlas;

discuss world population reaching 7 billion people today; create note (for Cultural Connections unit) on demographic equations for natural increase, net migration and population growth; revisit http://7billionactions.org/ and follow "Data" menu link to create a map related to population that can be added to your demographic note;

read p.35 and copy comment boxes from Fig. 3-5 onto distributed diagrams; set up Encarta World Atlas to show location in decimal degrees (for Encarta Atlas select Start, All Programs, Microsoft Student, Microsoft Student with Encarta, Explore by Subject, Geography, World Atlas; turn on dynamic sensor (bull's eye icon));  complete latitude/longitude rally on p.36 using the Encarta World Atlas

18 Wed, 02 Nov 2 Latitude and Longitude use Encarta World Atlas and provided world map to complete p.43 #10; use Encarta World Atlas to complete p.43 #11-13; read Ch.4 in preparation for next class
19 Fri, 04 Nov 4 Map Scales read Ch.4 and start Geolabs 2-3 sent to course email conference
20 Tue, 08 Nov 2 Map, Direction and Location Review: CSI Geography



Remembrance Day Discussion
obtain Hodge City exercise from course email conference, then complete first page to review direction and coordinates before solving mystery found on second page (provide a lot of explanation in your solution)
discuss how geotechnology can assist in learning about past conflicts (map overlays in GoogleEarth, air photographs, etc.); SAC battlefield tour images
21 Thu, 10 Nov 4 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) slides explaining GIS (see course email conference); read Ch. 5; complete p.57 #1-3
22 Wed, 16 Nov 2 GIS Use; GIS Software Registration; GIS Applications watch What is GIS video; review homework and append p.57 2b while watching GIS demonstration; complete p.57 #4a,c; if using ArcMAP v.10, obtain registration file from conference and follow instructions; watch trailer from Geospatial Revolution website
23 Fri, 18 Nov 4 Introductory Tutorial for ArcMap v.9 or v.10 GIS: Canadian Cities, World Population download tutorial instructions and data files from course FirstClass conference for your version of ArcMap (follow email instructions to save attachment files to GIS folder, run executable file to unzip data files to C: drive, and get .pdf tutorial instructions and .one answer page); complete to end of Part B of tutorial taking time to answer questions in your OneNote page and providing a screen capture at the end of each Part
24 Tue, 22 Nov 2 Introductory GIS Tutorial: Earthquakes in Canada; Language in Ontario complete Parts C and D of GIS tutorial and show teacher completed summary document
25 Fri, 25 Nov 6 Air Photographs; GIS Discussion discuss GIS completion and seek extra help if needed; align air photo sets for Toronto; complete first and last part of air photo worksheet, including copying diagram p.59, reading Ch.6 and answering p.63 #1,2,4; see history of aerial photography in Canada at Natural Resources Canada website, or Martian stereo pairs from Mars Exploration Rovers
26 Mon, 28 Nov 2 Using Stereoscopes

Early Departure for Dayboys to attend St. Andrew's Day Banquet (11:20)

view SAC stereo pairs from different years and complete air photo worksheet (Aurora air photo non-stereo images also available as a powerpoint file); discuss p.63 answers; see early aerial photos from the Bavarian Pigeon Corps
 
27 Wed, 30 Nov 4 Introduction to Remote Sensing; False Colour Imagery (MultiSpec Demonstration and False Colour Imagery Powerpoint) see MultiSpec demonstration with different wavelength bands for satellite imagery; see slides on false colour process; read Ch.7 pp.64-72 and answer p.70 #1,3,4
28 Fri, 02 Dec 2 Near-Polar, GPS and Geosynchronous Satellite Orbits view JSatTrack demonstration to observe satellites in near-polar, GPS and geosynchronous (geostationary) orbits
[no-laptop day in preparation for carol service]
29 Tue, 06 Dec 4 Geographic Literacy: Vancouver 2010 Olympics read Ch.10 pp.93-99; complete tasks 1-4 found throughout Ch.10
30 Thu, 08 Dec 2 Geographic Literacy: Vancouver 2010 Olympics II; Remote Sensing Powerpoint Presentation; Weather Images discuss the "sense of place" created by the Vancouver 2010 promotional video "Celebrate the Possible;" view remote sensing powerpoint (slides in email conference); see weather images at Environment Canada, then discuss p.71 questions; do p.70#2,5,6
31 Mon, 12 Dec 4 Graphing Geographic Data I: Types of Graphs; Understanding MS-Excel Charts read Ch.8; do p.84 #1; complete exercise on pp.80-81 with MS-Excel using data table; do p.82-83 #1-2
32 Wed, 14 Dec 2 MS-Excel Chart Discussion; Graphing Geographic Data II: Flag Statistics see Icaro Doria's flag statistics WWW site (alternate site); attempt p.84 #2 (CIA World Factbook might help for #2) and prepare flag and statistics with a coloured legend
      Physical Connections  
33 Fri, 16 Dec 4 Comet Lovejoy; Geography Skills in Space;
Earthquakes and Tectonic Plates; Recent Earthquakes; Student Survey
discuss yesterday's encounter of Comet Lovejoy with the sun (see Spaceweather.com); see SABLE-3 project and GPS track loaded into GoogleEarth; read pp.109-113; do p.112 #1-4 with email-distributed map, #5 using plate movement website; complete student survey for section 5 using link provided in email conference; see recent earthquakes in the World and USA or in Canada
34 Tue, 20 Dec 2 Global Plate Movement; Geographic Methods Review discuss p.113 #5 results and map vectors; review Geographic Methods unit by completing quiz distributed by email; view class flag statistics
      Happy Holidays!  
35 Tue, 10 Jan 4 iPhone in Space!; Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics; Subduction Zones; Preparing for an Earthquake on Canada's West Coast see video from iPhone lifted into space by a weather balloon; read pp. 114-117; view plate tectonics powerpoint and obtain slides; visit Plate Tectonic Animations site; obtain plate map page and create a list of plate boundaries; do p.118 #1-5; do p.118 #6, including subduction diagram on board; for homework, read about BC earthquake preparedness (p.117) and visit BC's Provincial Earthquake Program's Earthquake Information and Earthquakes in BC websites
[if interested, download GoogleEarth historic plate movement file]
36 Thu, 12 Jan 2 Plate Boundary Pictures; Recent Earthquakes in Canada; Juan de Fuca Ridge Divergent Plate Boundary NEMO site Virtual Field Trip see image evidence of plate movement in California and Newfoundland; discuss preparations for earthquakes, such as the California ShakeOut; see recent Earthquakes in Canada and the world; NEMO project website for DIVE! virtual visit to the ocean floor off the west coast of North America (do first and second DIVE! visits)
37 Mon, 16 Jan 4 Great Canadian Geography Challenge Introduction; NeMo Background Slides; Triangulation of NeMO Earthquake and Undersea Transect visit Great Canadian Geography Challenge website and test yourself on some of the Past Questions from past provincial championships (challenge someone at home or in residence!); undersea pillow lava movie; NeMO background slides on email conference; triangulation of NEMO earthquake using Part 2 slide information; view plate tectonic video for homework
38 Wed, 18 Jan 2 GCGC Round 1; NEMO Rumbleometer Data; NeMO Rumbleometer Mystery discuss time series charts for depth and temperature recorded by the NEMO rumbleometer; investigate NEMO project website for third DIVE! visit;
NEWSFLASH: Canadian researchers have used ROPOS to set up their own undersea monitoring stations on the Juan de Fuca plate! Check out NEPTUNE Canada's website or view their YouTube channel. You could also be Listening to the Deep Ocean Environment.
39 Fri, 20 Jan 4 GCGC Round 2; North America's Geologic History; Canada Cross-section; Rock Cycle; Rock Samples read pp.118-123; complete first page of emailed handout activities for highlights of North America's geologic history (copy Fig.11-9); using Fig. 11-9 and provided information complete #3 on second page by putting events in the correct order; complete naming and dating of features on cross-section of Canada's geologic structure; read rock cycle handout and complete fig.1 as directed; find igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks among class rock samples; on distributed sheets complete second rock cycle diagram, unscramble words and match definitions
40 Tue, 24 Jan 2 GCGC Round 3; Smart Risk Discussion; Geologic Processes in Canada do p.124 #5,8,9; read pp.125-129
41 Thu, 26 Jan 4 GCGC Round 4; Canadian Landscapes In Paintings; History of the Canadian Shield do p.133 #6 to investigate geologic and glacial clues in landscape paintings; see FirstClass conference for painting images; watch Geologic Journey video on zircon dating and the history of Canadian Shield; read pp. 130-133 and answer p.133 #1-5
[extra: read article and visit website for time-lapse movies of glacial movement and melting]
42 Tue, 31 Jan 2 GCGC Round 5; Canadian Shield Discussion; Mapping Physical Regions of Canada;
New Costa Concordia Disaster Tools
discuss homework answers; follow class instructions to create digital maps of the physical landform regions of Canada found in Fig. 12-5 (p.130); see Costa Concordia Disaster Animation
43 Thu, 02 Feb 4 GCGC Round 6; Mineral  Prospecting in the Canadian Shield; Landform Regions of Canada

Happy Groundhog Day!
landform region check; watch episodes on searching for gold in the Canadian Shield and mining in the Sudbury basin; using text pp.130-142, fill in the blanks on the Landform Connections worksheet (also available in email conference as OneNote file)
44 Mon, 06 Feb 2 Test: Physical Connections I test will cover material from the Physical Connections unit to date (Dec. 16 through Jan. 31)
45 Wed, 08 Feb 4 GCGC Rounds 7,8; Landform Regions of Canada: Shield, Lowlands, and Highlands; Geology of Niagara Falls and the Michigan Basin answer p.138 #8,9, p.143 #4,6; notes distributed on the geology of the Michigan Basin
46 Fri, 10 Feb 2 GCGC Round 9; Geology of Niagara Falls; Grenville Mountains; Michigan Basin and Salt Mines; Glaciers and the Great Lakes; Landform Region Effects on Canada; Climate Regions of Canada watch Geologic Journey episode on Niagara Falls, Georgian Bay ancient mountains, salt mining in the Michigan Basin, and glacial erosion; complete p.144 #8; use Fig. 13-12 to create climate region map with the distributed map file; read Ch.13 pp.145-149
47 Tue, 14 Feb 4 Climate Connections: Factors Affecting Climate (Elevation, Relief, Near Water, Latitude, Ocean Currents, Winds and Air Masses) view Factors Affecting Climate powerpoint; read Ch.13 pp.145-149; do Ch.13 p.153 #1,3,4,5,8,9; find out how the jet stream is affecting today's weather by searching for current jet stream maps (two suggested sites A or B (choosing day jetstream); check out the Old Weather project at Zooniverse to assist in climate studies
48 Thu, 16 Feb 2 Weather Maps; Climate Graphs see current weather and weather maps at Environment Canada and jet stream maps for the last few days; read p.149-156; do p.153 #2,10,11; study the climate graphs on p.157; complete first four columns of the summary chart on p.155
49 Wed, 22 Feb 4 Types of Precipitation; Climate Graphs; Geography Challenge Classroom Wrap-Up finish p.155 summary chart; do Ch.13 p.153 #6,7; complete activities on email-distributed climate graphs worksheet
50 Fri, 24 Feb 2 Soil Regions of Canada see soil profiles powerpoint; visit Agriculture Canada's Soil Landscapes Illustrations web site and look at soil horizons in each region of Canada; obtain OneNote soils worksheet from email conference; read pp.159-162 in text, then answer p.171 #1-4,10 (Activity A on worksheet); complete soil regions map (Fig. 14-5) in your regional map PhotoShop file (Activity B); finish worksheet Activities C-D
51 Tue, 28 Feb 4 Natural Vegetation Regions

Physical Region Maps Into Notes
see vegetation powerpoint; read pp. 162-170; obtain vegetation worksheet and complete Activities A-E; complete vegetation region map (Fig. 14-6);
transfer screen shots of completed maps to Physical Regions page in OneNote
52 Thu, 01 Mar 2 Map of Canada's Ecozones; Comparing Ecozones; Learning Ecozone Names


Summative Project: World Heritage Site Proposal; World Heritage Site website
Canadian World Heritage Site website
WHS List for Google Earth
read pp.172-176; do p.173 comparison chart; ecozone naming hints; practice naming ecozones on blank maps; complete ecozone map; do p.180 #1,2,4,5,6; (see WWW Ecozone Resources A, B, C)

summative project outline, steps, rubric,
example framework
53 Mon, 05 Mar 4 Science Fair
Ecozone GDP, Area and Population; Ecozone Population Densities


Summative Project Preparation: Understanding World Heritage Sites
time together depends on science fair activities
what the other sections did today: do p.180 #7; do p.180 #3a,d,e during GDP discussion using provided table and graph; consider provided map on ecozone population densities

whether in class or not, follow preparation steps to complete Part 1, then do Part 2 (using Table 1) so that you are moving along with preparation for the summative project
54 Wed, 07 Mar
(full day)
2 Test: Physical Connections II


Summative Project: World Heritage Site Proposal
test covers topics from Feb. 02 to Mar. 01, including landform regions, climate regions, soil regions, vegetation regions and ecozones with associated regional maps;
select possible choices from list of proposed sites (sites on exclusions list are not allowed) at Parks Canada
      Enjoy the Break!  
55 Tue, 27 Mar 4 Summative Project Work Period work on summative project
56 Thu, 29 Mar 2 Summative Project Work Period work on summative project
      Cultural Connections  
57 Mon, 02 Apr 4 Summative Project Submission
Introduction to the Study of Population; World, US, and Canada Population Clocks; Demographic Rates and Canadian Statistics
submit summative project to www.turnitin.com (see email for submission details)
see also Princeton's population clock; read pp.186-192; do p.194 #1-7
58 Wed, 04 Apr 2 Demographic Discussion; Test Correction see Poodwaddle online clock; review population growth rate components (p.194 #1b) using country data from CIA World Factbook; discuss p.194 #1-4, finish #5-7 if not completed; review answers from last test
59 Tue, 10 Apr 4 Graphing Rates; Historical Events Affecting Population Statistics; Population Pyramids; US Census Bureau's International Data Base and Population Pyramids complete p.194 #11 (graph in MS-Excel and use a midpoint year for the census range in order to make the scattergraph); do p.194 #9 using distributed OneNote page; complete population pyramid assignment p.194 #8 using distributed pyramid MS-Excel template for a), Population Pyramids website for c) and d)
60 Thu, 12 Apr 2 Population Information at Statistics Canada; Stages of Population Change; Demography Review and Future Population Slides do p.194 #10 using National and Provincial Population Pyramids at Statistics Canada; board diagram/note for demographic transition (see pp.192-193); see birth rates and death rates for selected countries; Future Population slides; read pp.196-201
61 Mon, 16 Apr 4 Human Migration Discussion; "Journey of Man" video  discuss early human migration and Genographic Project; answer worksheet on video
62 Wed, 18 Apr 2 Human Migration complete "Journey of Man" video and worksheet; discuss protection of tribal peoples
63 Fri, 20 Apr 4 Protection of Native Peoples; Canada's First Nations; Aboriginal Groups and Ecozones; Treaty Making Process; Royal Proclamation of 1763; Toronto Land Claim Article discuss protection of tribal peoples; do p.204 #1,2; see proclamation details (document or website); do p.205 #9 using distributed table; read land claim article and see The Toronto Purchase First Nations K-Net article and recent Federal government settlement offer; calculate what 10 shillings or 1700 pounds as given in original treaty is worth today using currency converter
64 Tue, 24 Apr 2 Treaties Today; Problems Caused By Treaties; Residential Schools; Correcting First Nations Treaties read pp.202-204; do p.204 #3,4,6,7,8; see CBC archives on residential schools (watch 'A New Future,' 'B.C. Church Goes Bankrupt,' parts of 'A Long-Awaited Apology'); see Gwich'in Tribal Council for another comprehensive treaty
65 Thu, 26 Apr 4 Creation of Nunavut; Future Possibilities for Nunavut read Ch. 17 case study on Nunavut; do p.212 #1,3,4,6,10a,c; see CBC TV broadcasts for main steps in the creation of Nunavut: 1976, Inuit Land Claim; 1982, Voters Choose NWT Split; 1992, Acceptance of Land Claim; 1993, Creation of Nunavut; and 1999, New Territory Born At Midnight; visit websites for Nunavut
66 Mon, 30 Apr 2 Immigration Introduction; Canada's Immigration History; Migration Destinations in Canada; Mapping Immigration class birthplace survey following p.213 #1-3; read pp.214-215, do p.222 #1,2; read pp.216-217; do p.222 #3; create immigration maps at E-Stat (Choose "Search Censuses in E-STAT," select "2006 Census," select "2006 Census of Population...," select "2006 Cumulative Profile," then choose a geographic region in Step 1, an immigration statistic of your choice in Step 2, and a map screen output in Step 3; capture an image of your created map for your immigration notes
67 Wed, 02 May 4 Canada's Immigration System (start at "Main", then "Immigration Overview", then "Interactive Path"--also try external points test through Skilled Workers link on Overview page); 2006 Census Results; Push/Pull Factors visit Immigration System site then do p.222 #6,7; try the immigrant's  Canada Quiz (if you don't pass, review the Discover Canada guide!); read pp.218-220; do p.222 #4,5; Statistics Canada "Portrait of Canadian Population" from 2006 census and 2011 census analysis articles and flash presentation of "Where We Live"
68 Fri, 04 May 2 Hot Docs: H2Oil documentary on tar sands development and water resources; for more information see H2Oil website
69 Tue, 08 May 4 Refugees; Population Distribution Patterns; Settlement Patterns; Long Lots of Southern Quebec; Concession System of Southern Ontario do p.222 #8,11,12; complete settlement patterns worksheet; read Ch.19 pp.224-230; complete diagram of long lots; patterns visible with remote sensing and air photographs; read Ch.19
70 Thu, 10 May 2 Settlement Patterns; Concession System of Southern Ontario; Prairie Section System
 
complete diagram of concession system; complete diagram of section system; patterns visible with remote sensing and air photographs; do p.233 #3,7,8
      Economic Connections  
71 Mon, 14 May 4 Sectors of Canada's Economy; Exam Information read Ch.22 and complete industry worksheet, including p.276 #2,3b,c,6,8; see exam information sheet
72 Wed, 16 May 2 Business of Farming; Agricultural Data from Statistics Canada play farming game (see distributed pages); complete farming worksheet to calculate real average farm incomes and see other farming data; use a spreadsheet to answer the questions on p.299
   

if time

  Canada's Mineral Wealth; Diamond Mining in Canada Ekati mine video and worksheet; see Natural Resources Canada diamond information, Ekati website, NWT's Diamond Facts and Atlas of Canada's map of diamond exploration; read diamond mining case study pp.342-348 and do p.348 #3,5,6
      Global Connections  
73 Tue, 22 May 4 Canada and the World Community Ch. 32 activities pp.436-440 using development index spreadsheet (note: rank undernourished people low to high, as 'neglible' linked with high food supply); read pp.440-442; do p.443 #2,3,5
74 Thu, 24 May 2 Ecological Footprints Ch.39 worksheet and compare ecological footprint online surveys by myfootprint.org and earthday.net
75 Mon, 28 May 4 Course Review I exam information sheet; separate key terms for an assigned chapter into the five themes of Geography; key term Jeopardy; get questions answered
76 Wed, 30 May 2 Course Review II  
  Tues, 5 June 9 am Final Examination see exam information sheet -- Good Luck!

 

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