IB Geography

IB Geography 12 Extras

IB Geography 11 Extras

Sourcing Your Research Materials

Extended Essay Getting Started Exercise

How to begin page numbering later in a Word Document: MAC / PC

How to compress pictures in a Word document

Spearman's Rank Correlation Coefficient in Excel User's Guide

Spearman's in Excel Example Template (E-quake Magnitude vs. Casualties):

Spearman's in Excel Example Template Full Calculation (E-quake Magnitude vs. Casualties):

Physical Geography 12 Course Content

Content Learning Outcomes and Vocabulary

Module 1
The Nature of Geography
Unit 1
Course Basics
Lesson 1
Lesson 2 Regions
Lesson 3
Lesson 4 Major Geography Themes
Lesson 5
Lesson 6 Thinking Geographically
Lesson 7 Environment Diary
Lesson 8 Four Stages of Human Culture and
Categories of Industry
Lesson 9 Nature of the Environment - The Four Spheres
Lesson 10 Relevance of Geography
Lesson 11 Okanagan Mountain Park Fire Case Study 
Unit 2
Mapping Skills

Lesson 1

Contour Lines
Lesson 2 Latitude and Longitude
Lesson 3 Scale
Lesson 4 Gradient
Lesson 5 Military Grid and Map Symbols
Lesson 6 Area
Lesson 7 Vertical Exaggeration
Lesson 8 Topographic Map Interpretation
Lesson 9 Air Photo Interpretation
Lesson 10 Air Photo Types and Air Photo Scale
Lesson 11 Mapping Skills Assignment
Lesson 12 Mapping Skills Review
Module 2
Systems of the Earth
Unit 3
Tectonic Forces
Lesson 1
Tectonic Processes
Lesson 2 The Earth's Crust / Lithosphere in Motion
Lesson 3

Mt. St. Helens Impact Exercise

YouTube Clip

Lesson 4 Geoscape Vancouver
Lesson 5 Tectonic Processes Review
Unit 4
Gradational Forces
(Weathering and Erosion)
Lesson 1 Weathering and Erosion & Groundwater
Lesson 2 Denudation
Lesson 3 GeoVancouver
Lesson 4 Weathering and Erosion Review
Unit 5
Landforms Made By Ice
Lesson 1 Glaciers
Lesson 2 Distinctive Landscapes: Glacial / Periglacial
Lesson 3 Glaciers Review
Video Clip: Kame Terrace - near Kelowna, BC  in the Okanagan Valley  (Mleziva 2015)
Unit 6
Landforms Made By Rivers
Lesson 1 Rivers
Lesson 2 Rivers Mind Map
Lesson 3 Winnipeg vs. The Red River
Lesson 4 Rivers Review

British Columbia Flood Watch Notifications and Conditions Forecasts

Real-Time Hydrometric Data

Prince George Flooding - June 2007 YouTube clip

Fernley, Nevada (Jan. 2008) flooding due to irrigtaion canal levee break YouTube clip 1 and YouTube Clip 2

Video Clip: River Processes at Work - Anderson Creek in Surrey, British Columbia (Mleziva 2020)
Unit 7
Lesson 1 Distinctive Landscapes - Arid Environments
Lesson 2 Deserts Review
Unit 8
Coastal Landscapes
Lesson 1 Coastal Landscapes
Lesson 2 Coastal Landscapes Review
Video Clip: A Breakwater in Action at the White Rock Pier in British Columbia (Mleziva 2020)
Unit 9
Lesson 1 Weather
Lesson 2 Clouds and Precipitation
Lesson 3 What Makes The Wind Blow?
Lesson 4 The Weather Map

Lesson 5


Hurricanes and Tornadoes

2005 Atlantic Hurricane Season

Lesson 6 El Niño and La Niña
Lesson 7 O LAMPNAS
Lesson 8 Weather Review
Links Weather View
Video Clip: Tracking the Arctic Front in Surrey, British Columbia (Mleziva 2020)
Unit 10
Climates / Biomes / Soils / Vegetation / and Agriculture Around the World
Lesson 1 Climates of the World
Lesson 2 Natural Vegetation and Soil System
Lesson 3 Climates / Biomes / Soils / Vegetation / and Agriculture Project
Lesson 4 Climates / Biomes / Soils / Vegetation / and Agriculture Review
Module 3
Environments and People / Resource Management
Unit 11
Atmospheric Threats
Lesson 1 Acid Rain
Lesson 2 Ozone Depletion
Lesson 3 Climate Change PowerPoint

Youtube Video: Two Professors (from UBC and MIT) debate the role of carbon dioxide in climate change. (2010)

Arguments in favour of carbon dioxide being a main driver behind climate change:

Global Warming (Textbook work)

Youtube Video: Meltdown: A Global Warming Journey Pt. I, II, III, IV, V, VI (2006)

Climate Change Experiment Results - BBC (2014)

Climate Change Model Download - Oxford (Current)

  Arguments against carbon dioxide being a main driver behind climate change and that the world is not in a "climate emergency":

Article: "46 Statements By IPCC Experts Against the IPCC" [Note: IPCC: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change - a United Nations organization] (Mar. 7, 2020)

Article: "The Promoters of Climate Anxiety" by Cliff Mass (Professor of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Washington - Dec. 9, 2019)

Article: 500+ Scientists Write to UN: "There is No Climate Emergency!" (2019)

Article: "The high costs, and minimal benefits, of meeting the Paris Agreement climate targets" (2019)

Youtube Video: "My Gift to Climate Alarmists" (2019)

Article: "Wrong Again: 50 Years of Failed Eco-pocalyptic Predictions"  (2019)

Youtube Video: "Global Warming: Fact or Fiction?" Featuring Physicists Willie Soon (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics) and Elliott Bloom (Stanford University) (2019)

Article: Controversy over the infamous "Hockey Stick Graph" (2019)

FEE.org Article: "4 Catastrophic Climate Predictions That Never Came True "(2019)

FEE.org Article: "5 Surprising Facts About Earth's Climate" (2019)

Article: "Ross McKitrick: This scientist proved climate change isn’t causing extreme weather — so politicians attacked"(2019)

Youtube Video: "Four Climate Scientists Destroy Climate Change Alarmism" (2018)

Youtube Video: Physicist William Happer (Princeton University) - "World in Midst of Carbon Drought" (2015)

Youtube Video: "The Truth about CO2" (2015)

Article: "Patrick Moore: Carbon is not 'pollution', whether in oceans or the air" (2015)

Article:  "Open letter to UN Secretary-General: Current scientific knowledge does not substantiate Ban Ki-Moon assertions on weather and climate, say 125-plus scientists" (2012)


Youtube Video: "The Great Global Warming Swindle" - Full Documentary HD (2007)

Lesson 4 UN Climate Change Conference Simulation
Lesson 5 General Air Pollution
Unit 12
Water As A Resource
Lesson 1 Freshwater Resources
Lesson 2 The Oceans As A Resource
Lesson 3 The Urban Water Cycle
Lesson 4 Wetlands
Unit 13
Lesson 1 Energy Resources
Unit 14
Waste Disposal
Lesson 1 Sewage Treatment
Lesson 2 Solid Waste Disposal
Unit 15
Assessment and Management of Resources continued
Lesson 1 Major Ethical Views on Land Resource Use
Lesson 2 Environmental Impact Assessment
Lesson 3 Mining
Lesson 4 Green Revolution and Gene Revolution
Lesson 5 Desertification and Salinization
Lesson 6 Environment Under Siege: The Tropical Rainforest
Lesson 7 Clearcutting vs. Selective Logging
Lesson 8 Wildlife Preservation
Lesson 9 Environments and People / Resource Management Project
Lesson 10 Environments and People / Resource Management Review
Module 4
Government Exam Preparation
Unit 16
Course Review and Government Exam Preparation
Lesson 1 Mt. Baker: Concepts Review
Lesson 2 Government Exam Preparation
Lesson 3 Physical Geography Review: Benefits/Threats/Management

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