Here are the things we used to get started on our exploration of the topic of sweatshops… We watched a video entitled “Sweating for a T-Shirt”- if you missed it, you’ll need to see me at lunch to get it. It’s not available online…
Today, as we further explore concepts of living on Earth (the past couple days we have looked at the Four Conditions for Life on earth, along with the four spheres that support life as we know it), we take a look at the dominant system humanity has created on this planet.
We divided responsibility for learning about the five aspects of the materials economy, and in groups put together posters and short presentations to educate others whose job it was to learn and communicate a different aspect than our own about the specifics of what happens at our particular phase of the process.
Your Visual Representation of the 6 Concepts of Geography is due today. Some of you opted to use digital tools to create yours, which is fine. I have posted a drop box in each class’s moodle so you can upload your assignment. Please do so in PDF format so we can avoid any issues with opening file types I may not have software to access.
Just a reminder that our first map quiz is coming up this Thursday. You can find the outline and practice map for this in your respective moodles (linked under current courses>GGS12 (S2) C&D).
For those that may have missed yesterday or today’s class, you can catch the documentary we’re watching here:
You can also find the viewing guide in your respective moodle. The major benefit of this film is that it touches on many of the themes we’ll explore in our course- resources, population, fundamental systems of the Earth, and it does so with spectacular cinematography…