Metro Vancouver WTE
Vancouver Sun – Revenue drops, costs rise at Burnaby incinerator
Key Question: How can BC’s waste management system be made more sustainable?
- Consider Dutch solutions and Japanese system
- Step #6 – Plan for Change
- Discuss what your group wants to do (could be Community or School items from the Action Survey)
- Local Activity should be done
- find time to do the So What
- Critical Reflections should be done
- Find time to do the Stakeholders and Cost & Benefits
How sustainable is the mining industry?
- Complete step #5
- Organize a time to do the Stakeholders and Cost & Benefits part
- Local Activity
- Look over step #6 and have something ready to do for next Mon-Wed
PPT – Discrimination before 1914
- Familiarize yourself with the Chinese Head Tax, 1907 Riot, and the Komagata Maru incident, and find primary sources that shed light on the event.
- How would you summarize Canada’s attitudes towards immigrants/minorities before 1914?
- Was Canada alone in these racist immigration policies?
- Is immigration something to be feared?
- What other immigrant groups were discriminated or not discriminated against in BC/Canada up to 1914?
Chinese Head Tax Background
1885 Commission on Chinese Immigration (optional)
Anti_Asian_Riot 1907 Background
Causes of the 1907 anti-Asian riots
BC Seafood Industry Year in Review 2016
Key Question: How sustainable is Aquaculture?
Salmon Confidential (2013) – watch up to 29:23
- Be prepared for step #5 tomorrow
- Continue Local Activity
1.In a group, look over the images for your city
2.Pretend that these are old photos in your personal photo album and create a fictional explanation of what was happening (what was life like?)
3.Create a backstory that includes all your group members
4.Present your photos to the class
Chapter 1, pages 6-19 as in introduction to the 20th Century (a bit of a review from last year)
Globe and Mail – Life in Canada at the Turn of the 20th Century
- Divide up responsibilities and start step #3: Global Research
- Attempt at least one intended household or personal action by tomorrow. Record your actions (or describe them if recording is not possible) and thoughts after action.
Deforestation Time Lapse
How sustainable is BC’s Forestry Industry?
- Define and list the benefits and drawbacks of:
- Clearcutting & Silviculture
- Selective Logging
- Answer the key question above using your research and your understanding of the economy of the Forestry Industry.
Alternative Electricity Sources?
In groups, research your alternative energy source and sell your energy to the class by preparing a:
- Brief explanation of how it works (1)
- List of benefits and drawbacks. Explain why your energy source is sustainable (is it renewable or not?) (1)
- Case study of successful implementation (1)
- Where is the case and what organizations are involved?
- What data supports the fact that your energy source is successful?
- Defence of your energy source (2)
- Understand the benefits of your source of energy
- Understand why your energy source is more beneficial than others
- Prepare questions to criticize other energy sources