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Aims & Objectives

A.    The Aims of Geography are as follows:

  • stimulate students’ interest in and enthusiasm for the study of geography and the world around them;
  • help them recognize the interdependence between human beings and the natural environment; and
  • cultivate a sense of belonging to our society and nation.

B.  The Objectives of Junior Form Geography are as follows:

  • to cultivate students’ self-learning attitudes;
  • to cater the educational needs of the junior form students through more outdoor activities, i.e. Fun in Learning.

C.  The Objectives of Senior Form Geography are as follows:

  • to enhance the self-learning opportunities beyond the classroom; 
  • to strengthen the sense of belonging and school identity of the students through peer learning activities. 
 

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Department Members

Panel Head:

  •  Ms. Lee Mei Po

Teachers:

  •   Mr. Cheung Ka Keung
  •   Ms. Chiu Mei Yue 
  •   Ms. Witty Lau      
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Curriculum

The Senior Form Geography Curriculum
Compulsory Parts

  1. Opportunities & 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?


Elective Parts

8. Dynamic Earth
9. Weather & Climate

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Activities
  1. 2017-06-29 - Sheung Wan
  2. 2017-03-02 - Eastern Dam 
  3. 2017-02-05 - RTHK Seminar China
  4. 2017-02-02 - Sheung Wan
  5. 2017-01-23 - Light Lunch
  6. 2016-10-12 - Cheung Chau
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Useful Links

Hong Kong local Business Map香港老店地圖
https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/viewer?mid=zKDnsgIkapsQ.kQgxWg5Zbezg
 

Hong Kong local Business 老店風華 - 香港精神之體驗
<https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6DXwKWa4JD7UlVMOGF1bTkwQkE/view?usp=sharing
 

Hong Kong local Business 老店風華 - 香港精神之體驗 2 其他小吃
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6DXwKWa4JD7NUxDQ2FMWmJZQlU/view?usp=sharing
 

The government of the HKSAR of China 香港政府網站
http://www.gov.hk./
 

Weather Underground of Hong Kong 香港地下天文台
http://www.weather.org.hk/chinese/
 

Weather Wonderland of Hong Kong 氣象樂園
http://www.weatherland.org.hk/chinese/
 

Starbutterfly.com 穹蒼一角
http://www.starbutterfly.com/easy/theory-05.asp
 

Agriculture, fisheries & conservation 漁農自然護理署
http://www.afcd.gov.hk/cindex.html
 

Green Power 綠色力量
http://www.greenpower.org.hk/
 

Oxfam (Cyber School) 樂施會 (無窮校園)
http://www.cyberschool.oxfam.org.hk
 

Chinese Yahoo 中文雅虎
http://chinese.yahoo.com/
 

Hong Kong Cyber Campus 香港資訊校園
http://www.hkcampus.net/
 

The World Bank 世界銀行
http://www.worldbank.org/data
 

Hong Kong Nature 香港自然網
http://www.hknature.net/
 

BBC Geography BBC 地理
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/geography/
 

Discovery
http://www.discovery.com/
 

A Level Geography Room
http://www.fed.cuhk.edu.hk/geo/
 

Savage Earth Animation
http://www.thirteen.org/savageearth/animations/index.html
 

Wycombe High School: geography in animation
http://www.school-portal.co.uk/GroupRenderCustomPage.asp?GroupId=12426&ResourceId=59455
 

The Supervolcano Game
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sn/tvradio/programmes/supervolcano/game.shtml
 

USA for Africa
http://www.usaforafrica.org
 

NASA: Climate Time Machine
http://climate.jpl.nasa.gov/ClimateTimeMachine/climateTimeMachine.cfm
 

Global Famine: Introductory video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RjPM30WgLM8
 

Environment 環境      
US Environmental Protection Agency 美國環境保護署
http://www.epa.gov/
 

Environmental Education Network
http://www.envirolink.org/enviroed
 

Sustainable Source Environmental Websites
http://www.greenbuilder.com/
 

Recycle City (interactive way to learn the 3R's0
http://www.epa.gov/recyclecity  (S.1-6)
 

Global Warming and Climate change
http://www.gcrio.org/gwcc/toc.htm  (S.4-6)

Ecosystem/Biomass
http://members.aol.com/bowermanb/ecosystems.html  (S.4-6)
 

ABC's of Acid Rain
http://qlink.queensu.ca  (S.4-7)
 

Case study on Amazon Rain Forest
http://www.worldlandtrust.org/  (S.1-7)
 

World Land Trust (conservation of TRF and other habitats)
http://www.worldlandtrust.org/  (S.4-7)
 

WWF HK 中文 自然野生生物基金會
http://www.wwf.org.hk/chi/index.php
 

WWF 世界自然基金會
http://www.wwf.org/
 

美的新世界
http://www.geocities.com/rainforest/vines/8822/
 

天然災害
http://www.naturalhazards.org/
 

溫室氣體的來源和數量
http://yosemite.epa.gov/oar/globalwarming.nsf  (Global Warming 溫室效應)
http://www.epd.gov.hk  (Environmental Protection Department 環境保護署)
http://www.ac-nancy-metz.fr/enseign/anglais/Henry/warming.htm  
(Global warming - ESL Resoures)
http://www.panda.org  (WWF 世界自然基金會)
World Wildlife Fund
提供有關全球增溫的原因和影響及介紹有關該機構在減輕這問題上的研究報告
http://www.panda.org/climate
 

Weatherbase
這網頁提供不同地區的氣候資料和數據
http://www.weatherbase.com
 

China Meteorological Administration 中國氣象局
可尋找到有關中國的氣候數據及環保資料
http://www.cma.gov.cn
 

US Environmental Protection Agency
提供有關全球增溫的原因和影響及溫室氣體的來源,也提供可解決方法
http://www.epa.gov/globalwarming
 

Physical Geography 自然地理  
A. Weather and Climate 氣象
Weather Underground of Hong Kong 香港地 下天文台
http://www.weather.org.hk/
 

Hong Kong Observatory
http://www.info.gov.hk/hko/contente.htm
 

U. of Michigan Weather Underground Weather 1
http://www.weather1.com/
 

Weather & Climate (various topics: El Nino, typhoons)
http://members.aol.com/bowermanb/weather.html  (S.4-7)
 

What Forces Affect our Weather?
http://www.learner.org/exhibits/weather  (S.4-7)
 

Central Weather Bureau 中央氣象局資訊網
http://www.cwb.gov.tw/
 

Introduction to Windows to the Universe (Space)
http://windows.engin.umich.edu/cgi-bin/tour.cgi
 

Australian Weather Photography
http://australiansevereweather.com/photography/index.html
 

Physical Geography 自然地理  
B. Land 地形及地貌
National Geographic (The Map Case)
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/main.html
 

Bob's Rock Shop
http://www.rockhounds.com/
 

US Geological Survey
http://www.usgs.gov/
 

CSUN Lesson Plans
http://www.csun.edu/%7Ehcedu013/plans.html
 

IPL Reference Collection: Science and Technology
http://www.ipl.org/ref/RR/static/sci0000.html
 

IPL Reference Collection: Education K-12
http://www.ipl.org/ref/RR/static/edu4000.html
 

BBC: Walking with Dinosaurs
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sn/prehistoric_life/index.shtml
 

Geography at the University of Texas
(case study of Point Reyes about landform, climate, coast, ecosystem)
http://www.utexas.edu/depts/grg/  (S.4-6)
 

Influences on climate fluctuations (interaction of land, air, ocean)
http://earth.agu.org/  (S.4-6)
 

Mauna Loa Volcano, Hawaii
http://wwwhvo.wr.usgs.gov/maunaloa/
 

Geography World Earth’s Surface/Erosion (Flashcard game on earth surface)
http://www.quia.com/custom/512flas.html  (S.4-6)
 

Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences
http://www.geo.mtu.edu/
 

Volcano World - The Premier Source of Volcano Info on the Web
http://volcano.und.nodak.edu/vw.html
 

River Systems of the World
http://www.rev.net/~aloe/river  (S.4-6)


How Volcanoes Work
http://www.sci.sdsu.edu/volcano/
 

Anatomy of a volcano
http://www.cnn.com/interactive/nature/0003/volcano/frameset.exclude.html


Urban Geography
What's an urban area?
(Definition of urban areas with examples of various countries)
http://geography.about.com/library/weekly/aa060997.htm?pid=2820&com=home  (S1)
Sprawl Resource Guide (Urban sprawl: causes, problems, solutions)
http://www.plannersweb.com  (S4-6)
 

Urban Renewal Authority (HK) 市區重建局
http://www.ura.org.hk/html/c100000e1e.html
 

CITY
Planning Department 規劃署網址
http://www.pland.gov.hk
 

South East Kowloon Development 「東南九龍發展計劃」地圖
http://www.hktrader.net/200203/200102/200102s6.htm
 

新聞公佈 啟德(北部)及啟德(南部)分區計劃大網草圖獲核准
http://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/200207/05/0705247.htm
 

Sustainable City
http://www.sustainable-sf.org/
 

環境保護署
http://www.epd.gov.hk/epd/cindex.html
 

巿區重建局
http://www.ura.org.hk/
 

Hong Kong 2030 Planning Vision and Strategy
http://www.pland.gov.hk/p_study/comp_s/hk2030/
 

香港觀鳥會 保護塱原濕地
http://www.hkbws.org.hk/archive/framec.html
 

新聞公佈 啟德(北部)及啟德(南部)分區計劃大綱草圖獲核准
http://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/200207/05/0705247.htm

 

Manufacturing     
Areal Organization of Economic Activity
http://www.cagis.uic.edu/geography.notneeded.6Mar02/wg361syl.html (S4-6)

Weber and Subsequent Developments in Industrial Location Theory
(covers all topics under the Weber Industrial Location model)
http://faculty.washington.edu/krumme/  (S4-6)
 

INDUSTRY
Internet Valley
(這裏提供有關美國矽谷和資訊科技工業的歷史,教師可找到在矽谷的資訊科技公司及教育機構的有用資料。)
http://www.netvalley.com/lef5tint.htm
 

The Silicon Valley Gateway
(這網頁提供有關教育機構、高科技工業和矽谷歷史的資料。)
http://www.siliconvalley-usa.com
 

Silicon Valley History
http://www.netvalley.com/svhistory.html
 

Intel Company
(這網頁提供有關該公司的資料,教師可用作例子)
http://www.intel.com
 

Hewlett Packard
(這網頁提供的資料可用作資訊科技工業的一個例子,教師更可利用這些資料追索矽谷的歷史)
http://www.hp.com
 

Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks
(這網頁提供有關香港科學園的資料,可用作香港的例子)
http://www.hkstp.org
 

香港特別行政區政府統計處
(這網頁提供有關香港失業率的資料)
http://www.censtatd.gov.hk/
 

Chang Jiang and Three Gorges Dam
Yellow River Home Page
http://www.cis.umassd.edu/~gleung/


Chang Jiang
Tongting-Hu (Lake Dongting)
http://www.ilec.or.jp/database/asi/asi-11.html
 

Chang Jiang-Asia
http://www.grdc.sr.unh.edu/html/Stn/B13.html
 

Three Gorges Dam
Rivers of Life (Three Gorges Dam Project)
http://www.cgee.hamline.edu/rivers/Resources/river_profiles/journey/dam.html
 

The three Gorges Dam Project-Constructing the largest dam in the world
http://soilslab.cfr.washington.edu/esc110/2002Winter/projects/006/index.html
 

Travel China Guide.com-Three Gorge Dam (Photos)
http://www.travelchinaguide.com/picture/yangtze/three_gorges_dam/index.htm
 

China's Three Gorges Dam
http://edition.cnn.com/SPECIALS/1999/china.50/asian.superpower/three.gorges/
 

工程的各方看法
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/asia/july-dec97/gorges_10-8.html
 

Huanghe
Yellow River Home Page
http://www.cis.umassd.edu/~gleung/
 

Rural Geography 
The Von Thunen Model
http://geography.about.com/library/weekly/aa060997.htm?pid=2820&cob=home  (S.4-6)
CFWC Water Fact Book: California Agriculture and Its Use of Water
(加州灌溉農業對自然環境正面影響的資料)
http://www.cfwc.com/factbook.html
 

Famine           
Famine Early Warning System Network 飢荒早期警報系統網絡
http://www.fews.net
 

International Famine Centre Homepage 國際飢荒中心主頁
http://www.ucc.ie/famine/
http://www.etff.org/dec1205deforstation.htm
Ethiopia: Famine, War, and environmental Destruction
埃塞俄比亞:飢荒、戰爭和環境破壞
http://www.sidamaconcern.com/articles/ethiopia_famine_war.htm
 

加州灌溉農業
California Farm Water Coalition
http://www.cfwc.com/
 

Fresno Valves & Castings, Inc.
http://www.fresnovalves.com/index.html
 

Irrigation Training and Research Centre
http://www.itrc.org/index.html
 

香港農業
Kadoovie Farm & Botanic Garden 嘉道理農場暨植物園
(香港農業的實用資料)
http://www.kfbg.org.hk
 

Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department
漁農及自然護理署 (香港農業的實用資料)
http://www.afcd.gov.hk/index_e.htm
 

Population Environment 環境   
Facing the future
(problems of increasing world population)
http://www.facingthefuture.org/ (S.1-6)
 

Population Geography
(Animated population pyramid and demographic transition model)
http://geography.about.com/msub53.htm?pid=2820&cob=home
 

China population 中國人口網
http://www.cpirc.org.cn/
 

Travel    
漁農處郊野公園
http://parks.afcd.gov.hk/
 

Taiwan's leading travel facilitator 暢遊天下
http://www.atti.net.tw/
 

中國西部旅遊信息站
http://www.intowest.com
 

Lonely Planet- Destinations
http://www.lonelyplanet.com/dest/dest.htm
 

Yau Shing Travel 有晟之友
http://home.hkstar.com/~yaushing/
 

健行
http://www.kinhang.org.hk
 

Maps      
3D Atlas Online Educators Area
中原地圖
http://www.centamap.com
 

HK Yellow Pages
http://www.hkcitymap.com
 

HK Tourism Board
http://www.hkta.org/ma;/index.html
 

Survey & Mapping Office
http://www.info.gov.hk/landsd/mapping/mp/chtml/mp1.htm
 

ESRI GIS & Mapping Software
http://www.esri.com
 

Google Map
http://maps.google.com/

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Others

World Telecommunication and Information Society Day Hong Kong 2013:
Geocaching Competition – The Champion

Hong Kong Geography Olympiad, 2013: Individual Prize: The 1st Runner-up

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