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.
Global Warming — Is it fact or fiction?

The Elective Part

1.
Dynamic Earth: The building of Hong Kong
2.
Regional Study of Zhujiang (Pearl River) Delta

Website

1. Googleap
2. Geoinfo Map
3. Hong Kong Observatory
4. Geog hkedcity
5. Enjoy Hiking
6. Oasistrek
7. Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geopark
8. Friends of Earth (HK)
9. Greenpower
10. World Wide Fund for Nature
11. Produce Green Foundation
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