Unit 2: Humans and the Environment (Natural Resources & Sustainability) - NEW FALL 2016



 Lesson # and Approx. Date
FALL 2015 - NEW CURRICULUM
 Lesson Plan & Main Concepts
(Click on the link below to access the lesson plan / details)



#52
 
May 1st
 
Introduction to Natural Resources 




#53
May 2nd
 

TREE PLANTING 
(students not attending must come to class) 
 


#54
May 3rd







 

#55

May 4th




Types of Industries and Story of Stuff

 
#56

May 5th

 




 

#57

May 8th




Ecological Footprint and the "Story of Stuff"











 
#58

May 9th



The Human Footprint - Part 1 
 
#59

May 10th

 

The Human Footprint - Part 2


 

#60
May 15th

 
           


                                     Brainstorming Phase

 

#61

May 16th

Planning Phase
 
#62
May 17th


Natural Resources Summative Project - Work Period 2


Planning Phase

 
#63
May 18th

 

Natural Resources Summative Project - Work Period 3


Construction and Implementation Phase

#64
May 19th



Natural Resources Summative Project - Work Period 4

Construction and Implementation Phase


                               Review and Practice Phase   

 


#65
May 23rd


 
        Natural Resources Presentation Schedule and LINKS
       
(4 each day)
     

 
#66
May 24th


 
                  Student Summative Presentations - Day #2
(4 per day)



 
                          #67
May 25th






 

                 Student Summative Presentations - Day #3
(4 per day)

 
#68
May 26th


 

                     Summary of Presentations and Organization
                      
 
#69
May 29th


 

             Finish Natural Resources Presentations Today
 


#70
May 30th
 
  

                   Summary of Presentations and Organization


 
 

#71
May 31st


 
 

                          Who Killed the Electric Car - Part I
                    

       
 
#72
June 1st


 




 
#73
June 2nd


 

      
Unit 2 Review: Resources and the Natural Environment
  
#74
June 5th


 


         Unit 2 Test: Resources and the Natural Environment
 
#75
June 6th



       Niagara Falls Field Trip - Intro to Physical Geography!
               





















 


 
 

   






 

 



 
        
 


 
 



    
 


 

             
     
    
  


 





 

   
     
 

 
 



 

 

     









 
 

 




     
 
Day #52

November 26th

  
    NATURAL RESOURCES CLASS PRESENTATIONS (25 - 30 min. each)

1. 
CBC Online News Journal 
CBC News Online

2. Solar Energy 

3. Start Reviewing what you learned over the past 7 days using Natural Resources Presentation Review Package



 
Day #53

November 30th

  
1. CBC Online News Journal CBC News Online

2. PPT: The Alberta Oil Sands Project - What you need to know.

Create a new folder in your ugcloud Drive called: Oil Sands Debate. Keep all of your notes and resources in this folder for Mr. Durk to view pertaining to this final activity in the Unit.

Detecting bias in Debate: What is bias? How can you detect it? Is Mr. Durk biased on this topic? How may be biased, why?

3. Debate Preparation: The Alberta Oil Sands: Why we should care.

Educational Resource: The Oil Sands

Success Criteria and Evaluation Checklist (be sure to view before the debate on Wednesday this week). 


Day #54

December 1st

 
  
1. CBC Online News Journal CBC News Online

2. Debate Preparation: The Alberta Oil Sands: Why we should care. Get into your groups and start planning what each of you will be in charge of.

Educational Resource: The Oil Sands

Success Criteria and Evaluation Checklist (be sure to view before the debate on Wednesday this week). 

5. Unit Review Notes: You must create a google document to share with Mr. Durk. 

Applied: This is your cheat sheet. 

Academic: Include point form notes from all of the presentations / handouts to prepare for the Unit Test.




Day #55

December 2nd
 
  
1. CBC Online News Journal CBC News Online

2. Class Debate and Discussion: The Alberta Oil Sands (Town Hall Meeting)

 Success Criteria and Evaluation Checklist (be sure to view before the debate on Wednesday this week). 

3. Unit Review (for Test on Friday) if time permits.




Day #56

December 3rd


 
 




4. Unit 3 Review - KAHOOT!

5. Study and review your notes for the test on the next day.

3. Unit Review Notes / Cheat Sheets (if time permits) 

Video: National Geographic: Megastructures - Ultimate Oil Sands Mine (47 min.)




Day #57

December 4th


 
  1. Unit 4 Test: Natural Resources

TEST FORMAT

Part A: 50 - Multiple Choice Questions
Part B: 20 - Matching (terms and definitions)
Part C: 10 - Long Answer / Opinion / Debate - Oil Sands
Part D: 10 - CBC News in Review Summary and Analysis

TOTAL: 90 marks