Teacher Assessment Map
Assessment Map for Global Resource Consumption and Security
This page outlines a map of assessment through the unit, including skill based questions, short writing responses and extended writing responses including essays. The page includes, model essay guides, planning frames, timed essay sheets and model essays
Global Resource Consumption and Security
Global and regional/continental progress towards poverty reduction, including the growth of the “new global middle class”
Measuring trends in resource consumption, including individual, national and global ecological footprints
Discuss the pattern of change in global wealth, including reduction in poverty and the 'new middle class'. (10)
|An overview of global patterns and trends in the availability and consumption of water, including embedded water in food and manufactured goods|
Water Infographic Questions - Students should complete the questions based on the infographic
Department Display on water consumption and embedded water.
|An overview of global patterns and trends in the availability and consumption of land/food, including changing diets in middle-income countries|
Graph Analysis - Model Exam question on available land for farming
Infographic - Changing Middle Income Country Diets - Students make an infographic of changing diets using screen shots and text. Their infographic should include a variety of questions including evaluative questions.
|An overview of global patterns and trends in the availability and consumption of energy, including the relative and changing importance of hydrocarbons, nuclear power, renewables, new sources of modern energy||Students should complete the activities in the lesson page only|
Impacts of Changing Trends in Resource Consumption
The water–food–energy “nexus” and how its complex interactions affect:
Discuss the challenges relating to the application of the water, food and energy nexus in regard to resource security at different scales. (10)
The implications of global climate change for the water–food–energy nexus
Compare and contrast the levels of resource security in two countries (10)
|The disposal and recycling of consumer items, including international flows of waste||Complete the activities ain the lesson page only|
Divergent thinking about population and resource consumption trends:
Student Debate - Students should research and prepare for a debate. Working with a partner or group they need to represent the views of one of the following theorists.
Their research should include:
Resource stewardship strategies, including:
The value of the circular economy as a systems approach for effective cycling of materials and energy
Student Research - Fact sheet - Students should research and produce a fact sheet on the circular economy in practice
In their fact sheet they should explain the principles of the circular economy (this could be visual) and how it can be applied as a systems approach.
Develop three specific examples of circular economy in
|The role of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and progress made toward meeting them|
Student Research - Progress in the SDGs - Students should conduct independent research into the progress made in achieving the SDGs. Students should include in their report :