Physical Geography: Patterns, Processes and Interactions (CGF3M) with David

From David Spencer's Education Paragon: Helping students develop citizenship, faith, literacy, responsibility and vision
Revision as of 22:30, 11 August 2012 by DavidMRDSpencer (Talk | contribs)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search

David Spencer's Education Paragon is a free educational resource portal helping David Spencer's secondary school students, their parents and teaching colleagues with understanding, designing, applying and delivering assessment, curriculum, educational resources, evaluation and literacy skills accurately and effectively. This wiki features educational resources for Indigenous Aboriginal education, field trips for educators, law and justice education, music education and outdoor, environmental and experiential education. Since our web site launch on September 27, 2006, online site statistics and web rankings indicate there are currently 1,888 pages and 20,185,651 page views using 7.85 Gig of bandwidth per month. Pages are written, edited, published and hosted by Brampton, Ontario, Canada based educator David Spencer. On social media, you may find David as @DavidSpencerEdu on Twitter, as DavidSpencerdotca on Linkedin.com and DavidSpencer on Prezi. Please send your accolades, feedback and resource suggestions to David Spencer. Share on social media with the hashtag #EducationParagon. Thank you for visiting. You may contact David Spencer here.


< Home Flagcanadamini.gif | Categories | Courses | Educators | Glossary | Images | Literacy | New | Parents | Popular | Search | Students

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z



<<< Back to David's Classes


Physical Geography: Patterns, Processes and Interactions (CGF3M) with David

Course Code: CGF3M

Course Name: Physical Geography:Patterns,Processes and Interactions

Course Description: This course examines the major patterns of physical geography and the powerful forces that affect them. Students will investigate the dynamic nature of the earth, the evolving relationship between the planet and its people, and the factors that limit our ability to predict the changes that will occur. Students will use a wide range of geotechnologies and inquiry methods to investigate the distribution and interaction of the elements of their physical environment and to communicate their findings.

Prerequisite: Geography of Canada, Grade 9,Academic or Applied

Textbook Used: Chasmer,Ron. Earth Matters: Studies in Physical Geography. Oxford University Press, Don Mills, 2001 ISBN: 0-19-541555-8.

Unit #1

  1. Introductions
  2. General Knowledge Survey for Physical Geography
  3. Unit #1:Introduction to Physical Geography

Unit #2

  1. Unit #2:Physical Geography Scrapbook
  2. Glossary of Terms Assignment. Define the following terms:

Unit #3

  1. Unit #3 Physical Geography Culminating Unit introduced and explained
  2. The Culminating Unit format is to be one of the following:
    a) a five (5) paragraph essay or
    b) an 8 panel information brochure using 8.5 X 14 inch paper or
    c) a poster board or
    d) a Powerpoint or similar computer software presentation
  3. Unit #3:Culminating Unit (CU)
    Topics Selected:
  • Alicia's topic is tsunamis
  • Donovan's topic is [[]]
  • Kuldeep's topic is [[]]
  • Matt's topic is volcano
  • Nandini's topic is hurricane
  • Sunsar's's topic is [[]]
  • Tyler's topic is [[]]

Unit #4

  1. Oral Quiz #1
  2. Maps of the World Test
  3. Write jot notes about the videos on Cyclones and Hurricanes
  4. Hurricane Hazel
  5. Unit #4:Cyclones and Hurricanes assigned
    Answers for Question #25 are:
    a) Sonar
    b) Doppler Radar
    c) Land Based Radar

Unit #5

  1. Unit #5:Climate and Weather
  2. Climographs of Selected Cities Around the World
  3. Köppen's Climate Classification System

Unit #6

  1. Unit #6:Tornadoes
  2. Read about tornadoes

Unit #7

  1. Unit #7:Careers in Physical Geography Related Fields


Unit #8

  1. Unit #8: Severe Weather Forecasting and Storm Chasing

Unit #9

  1. Unit #9: Elements, Minerals and Rocks

Unit #10

  1. Unit #10: Volcanoes
  2. What is a volcano?
  3. How many active volcanoes are there in the world?
  4. Effects of Volcanoes on Humans
  5. How do scientists forecast volcanic eruptions?
  6. Types of Volcanoes Stratovolcanoes, Shield Volcanoes, Calderas, Craters, Fissure Vents, Pyroclastic Cones, Lava Domes
  7. Volcanic Processes
  8. The Ring of Fire
  9. Find a Volcano by Region
  10. Kilauea: Mountain of Fire molds Hawaii’s Big Island creating new land, shaping ancient forests and carving tunnels through the earth, the volcano fascinates a dedicated group of scientists and filmmakers who follow its every action.
  11. Mt. St. Helens Stunning cinematography and time-lapse photography trace the dramatic story of renewal at Mt. St. Helens.

Summative Assessment

  1. Outline for the Summative Assessment in Physical Geography CGF3MG


Resources to Sort

  1. Background for Studying Physical Geography
  2. Earthquakes and Google Earth earthquake resources
  3. GIS Fundamentals


Other Resources

  1. Air Pressure
  2. Drought
  3. death of the Aral Sea in Russia
  4. Environmental Issues
  5. Floods
  6. Impact of Humans on Fragile Environments
  7. The Disruption of Natural Systems
  8. Geology
  9. Glaciation
  10. Tsunamis
  11. Glossary