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Bangkok's Green Lungs

 ( Not Rated ) , By BeED Author   -  Geography Lower Secondary (IGCSE)

  1.5 hour(s)
   12   0   2
  Thursday, August 3, 2017
   Not Required
  32.65 MB

Course Info

About this Place Of Interest

Bangkok Tree House was established in 2002 in Bang Krachao, a green belt land by the Chao Phraya River and a short distance away from the city of Bangkok. The eco-friendly hotel’s walls, floors and ceiling are made of bamboo and its rooms are powered by solar energy. To support members of the local community, only those living within five minutes of walking distance from the hotel are employed here. The hotel also obtains its supply of herbal soaps, shampoos and food products from local vendors working within the vicinity of the hotel [1]. This aside, the hotel also does its bit to clean up the Chao Phraya River.

About this Learning Experience

In this Learning Experience, you will learn how a commercial business uses renewable energy resources in efforts to promote sustainable development. You will also learn how the Chao Phraya River benefits every time a person makes a booking at the eco-friendly hotel. This Learning Experience is suitable for learners Year 3 and above. Note: The reflection phase will take place under Point A.

Syllabus Content

  • The Natural Environment: Rivers.
  • Opportunities of living near a river.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the work of a river in eroding, transporting and depositing.
  • Population and Settlement: Settlement.
  • Describe and explain the factors which may influence the sites.
  • Influence of physical factors and other factors (including resources).
  • Economic Development: Energy.
  • Describe the importance of renewable energy supplies including wind and solar power.

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Bangkok Tree House, Bangkok, Thailand

60 Moo1 Soi Bua Phueng Pattana, Bang Namphueng, Phra Padaeng, Samut Prakarn, Greater Bangkok, Samut Prakan 10130, Thailand.


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