Scoil Phobail Sliabh Luachra

Geography

21-December-17
Geography

Junior Cycle Geography

In Geography you will study about places, people and what shapes the environment. You will learn how the environment influences people, and how they change the environment. You will develop your ability to draw and understand maps, graphs and diagrams, as well as studying photographs and collecting information outside the classroom through fieldwork.

Students study a variety of topics throughout their time in Scoil Phobail Sliabh Luachra. This provides the student with the opportunity to interact with both the theory and practical side of the subject. Students will participate in numerous field trips/studies and complete a CBA1 (Classroom based assessment) in January of 2nd Year and CBA2 in January of 3rd Year.

Example of topics in Junior Cycle include:

Physical:
The Earth
Rocks
Climates
Soils
Social:
Population
Settlement
Urbanisation

Economic:
Primary Economic Activities (Farming, fishing & Bogs)
Secondary Economic Activities (Industries and their impacts)
Tertiary Economic Activities (Transport and Tourism)
Economic Inequality (Fair Trade)

Maps and Aerial Photographs:
OS Map Skills
Aerial Photograph Skills

Some impressive headlines by 1st year students when learning about bog bursts:

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Some recent posters on rocks by 1st year students:

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For further information visit:

https://www.jct.ie/perch/resources/geography/geography-information-leaflet-1.pdf

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22-May-2024
Well done to our TY students who received their certs and medals for the work completed during the year from TY Co-ordinator Ms. O Regan. They also received their Credit Union certificates from Rathmore & District Credit Union representatives Fergus
22-May-2024
38 students from different year groups, accompanied by the Chaplain and Fr. Pat, embarked on a pilgrimage to Mount Melleray Abbey last week.
16-May-2024
Comhghairdeas to Rang Gaeilge 1 Gobnait who took part in the poetry competition for Seachtain na Gaeilge le Energia 2024 and received their certificates yesterday. Maith sibh ar fad!
16-May-2024
Our Transition Year group are now CPR certified to save a life with CPR4Schools Training!!! Well done to all and thanks to Ms. O' Farrell for guiding them through the process.
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