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  • Curriculum Aims

    • to understand how the natural environment influences human activities, and how human activities alter the natural environment;

    • to describe the major characteristics of chosen places and environments and explain how these characteristics are created by the interactions within and between a range of physical and human processes;

    • to describe how the interactions within and between physical and human processes create geographical patterns of different scales and lead to changes in places and environments over space and time;

    • to understand and critically evaluate the concept of regional identity;

    • to understand sustainable development;

    • to recognise the role of perceptions, values and attitudes in decision-making about places and environments, and to use this understanding to explain the resulting changes;

    • to recognise how conflicting demands on the environment may arise and evaluate the different strategies for managing the environment;

    • to appreciate how increasing global interdependency influences their lives, their nation and the environment;

    • to identify geographical questions and issues and develop a logical sequence of enquiry based on their knowledge and understanding of geography; and

    • to select and use appropriate geographical and generic skills for investigating geographical questions and issues, present and interpret their findings in an effective way, and draw conclusions based on evidence.

  • Curriculum Framework and Outline

    • Secondary 1 (taught in Chinese and English): Using Urban Space Wisely, Tourists - Friends or foes?

    • Secondary 2 (taught in Chinese and English): The Trouble of Water, Food Problem

    • Secondary 3 (taught in Chinese and English): Living with Natural Hazards, Changing Climate

    • Senior Secondary Compulsory Part (taught in Chinese):

      • Plate Tectonics, River-Coastal Management, Tropical Rainforest, Global Warming, Agricultural Geography, Industrial Geography, Urban Geography, Fieldwork

    • Senior Secondary Elective Part (taught in Chinese)

      • Pearl River Delta, Transport Geography, Weather and Climate, Geology

  • Study Approaches/Strategies

    • To train students’ generic skills and problem-solving skills, they must master the following learning objectives:

      • Master geographic knowledge and skills;

      • Observe and analyse data; and

      • Apply geographic knowledge and skills to solve everyday problems.

    • Enhancement & Remedial Programme

      • Help students to familiarise with the public examination arrangements and improve their ability in preparing for the HKDSE; and

      • Arrange students to participate in mock exams, activities, and competitions organised by external institutions, such as International Geography Olympiad and Geoconservation activities, so as to arouse their interest in Geography.

  • Assessment

A. Public Examination (HKDSE)

B. Internal Assessment

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