History & Geography
Geologic Journey II will change the way you look at the world. Follow Dr. Nick Eyles of the University of Toronto Scarborough around the globe to explore the geologic forces that shape our planet — and our lives.Geologic Journey II takes us to some of our planet's most dangerous and dynamic places, and helps explain how they got that way. From some of the highest mountaintops to the lowest salt plains, and from the center of violent volcanoes to the deep trenches beneath the ocean floor, Geologic Journey II travels with some of the world's most outstanding geologists as they decipher the mysteries of the earth's evolution. Combining stunning HD pictures and beautiful aerial photography, this series captures a world being torn apart by the very plates that connect it.
A 96-page Teacher Resource Guide, written by practicing educators, is available to accompany the Geologic Journey II series. It provides a wealth of activities, lesson plans and curriculum outcomes to assist in integrating the DVDs and the Geologic Journey II web site (cbc.ca/geologic2) into the classroom.
The guide provides teachers with direction and focus for each of the episodes and gives students opportunities to utilize the vast array of visual resources available to supplement their studies in this area. Using a variety of teaching and learning approaches, the guide explains the geologic features experienced by Dr. Nick Eyles of the University of Toronto Scarborough as he visits these exotic locales with help from local geologic experts. It also extends students' knowledge through writing, reflecting, discussing and explaining their findings.