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Geography

Aims & Objectives

  • To understand the Earth they inhabit, and enable them to recognize and interpret, from a spatial perspective, the arrangement of phenomena and features on Earth, the processes at work, the interactions that occur, the changes that result, and the issues and management responses that arise;
  • To develop the general intellectual capacity and generic skills needed for lifelong learning through geographical enquiry, and the ability to apply these in life situations;
  • To appreciate the wonder, interdependence and fragility of the local and global environment, and the importance of promoting sustainable development; and
  • To develop a sense of citizenship, a global outlook, and readiness to take action for the betterment of society, the nation and the world.

Department Members

Department Head: Ms. Lam HN 
Teachers: Ms. Chan YYK, Ms. Wong SM

Curriculum (Junior Form)

  • Map reading skills
  • Urban land uses and sustainable city
  • Changing climate and changing environment
  • Natural hazards

Curriculum (Senior Form)

The Compulsory Part
A. Living with our physical environment 
(1) Opportunities and Risks – Is it rational to live in hazard-prone areas? 
(2) Managing Rivers and Coastal Environments: A continuing challenge

B. Facing changes in the human environment 
(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?

C. Confronting global challenges 
(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?

D. Fieldwork-based Questions

The Elective Part
(8) Dynamic Earth: the building of Hong Kong 
(9) Weather and Climate

Activities

Overseas Expeditions:
North Pole, Mount Everest, Amazon, Sabah Rainforest, Taiwan and Heyuan (Guangdong)

   

   

Service Learning: weeding in wetland, beach clean-up

 

Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geopark field trips

   

   

Local field studies camps and field trips

    

   

Visits

   

   

   

Workshops and talks @BHJS

   

Exhibitions and drama @ BHJS

   

Competitions