Geography

The aims of this curriculum are to enable students:

  1. to develop knowledge, understanding and interest of surrounding environment and the world;
  2. to develop knowledge , understanding of the interaction between human and environment;
  3. to think and to enquire in a geographical manner;
  4. to appreciate the natural environment and have a better understanding on the interaction between different organisms, and thus to contribute to the sustainable development of human societies and the natural environment;
  5. to develop an understanding and respect for other people, their values, cultures and ways of life.

  • Senior form Geog students went on a coastal field trip to the Lido Beach.

  • Senior form Geog students went to Nam Sang Wai to observe the landscapes of Lower Course.

Senior form Geog student conducted a field trip in Kwun Tong, inquiring the change of industrial land use in this traditional industrial area.

Curriculum Content

Junior Form (S1-S3)

Form1
1.
Map Reading Skill (School-based)
2.
Urban development and Industrial development in Hong Kong (School-based)
Form2
1.
Changing Climate and Global Warming
2.
Food Problem
Form3
1.
Natural Hazard
2.
Ocean Crisis

Senior Form (S4 to S6)

The Compulsory Part

1.
Opportunities and Risks — Is it rational to live in hazard-prone areas?
2.
Managing River and Coastal Environments: A continuing challenge

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?
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.
Climate Change—Long-term fluctuation or irreversible trend?

The Elective Part

1.
Regional Study of Zhujiang (Pearl River) Delta

Useful Links

Google Maphttps://www.google.com.hk/maps/@22.3580723,113.8408309,10z?hl=en
Geoinfo Maphttp://www2.map.gov.hk/gih3/view/index.jsp
Hong Kong Observatoryhttp://www.hko.gov.hk/contentc.htm
Geog hkedcityhttp://ihouse.hkedcity.net/~hm1203/other_links.htm
Enjoy Hikinghttps://www.hiking.gov.hk/
Oasistrekhttp://www.oasistrek.com/trail.php
Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geoparkhttp://www.geopark.gov.hk/
Friends of Earth (HK)https://www.foe.org.hk/
Greenpowerhttps://www.greenpower.org.hk/
World Wide Fund for Naturehttp://www.wwf.org.hk/
Produce Green Foundationhttp://www.producegreen.org.hk/event2.asp
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