The Bund is Shanghai’s most famous waterfront and is widely regarded as the symbol of the city. Lined with quaint historical buildings of different architectural styles including Gothic, Baroque, Romanesque, and Renaissance, the Bund offers a window back in time to the golden age of Shanghai when it was the most important financial center in the Far East. Visitors strolling along the riverbank will also be treated to picture perfect sights of the modern skyscrapers in the Pudong District .
In this Learning Experience, investigate how global warming and rising sea levels may threaten the Bund and the people of Shanghai. This Learning Experience is suitable for Lower Secondary learners and above. This Learning Experience incorporates the following updated curriculum emphases from the Hong Kong Science KLA curriculum guide: ✔ Nurturing students’ interest in science and related disciplines ✔ Emphasising students’ development of scientific thinking and problem solving skills ✔ Strengthening students’ ability to integrate and apply knowledge and skills (including hands-on skills) ✔ Fostering students’ sense of making informed judgements based on scientific evidence ✔ Nurturing students to become self-directed learners of science Cover image obtained from Wikimedia. Map image obtained from Flickr .