MPRB > History and Geography

History and Geography

Instructor(s): Movement Progres Roche Bois
Movement Progres Roche Bois

Company: MPRB



Course Description:

This course is designed for the students of the Club de Lecture of the MOVEMENT PROGRES ROCHE BOIS. The course has been adapted to the beneficiaries of the MPRB to complement the learning of the students in the vicinity. Students will have the opportunity to learn from the videos and the example are explained by the teachers and will be complemented by the facilitator.

The course session is divided in 3 lessons, each with sub lessons and students will have the opportunity to go through the different lectures which are complemented by videos, text lectures and the facilitator will provide the hand out for your class.

Course Sessions:
  • Lesson 1.1: British Rule and the People
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    Session Description:

    This session showcase the colonization of the British in Mauritius. In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to witness and have a better understanding of the health, education and other services that were available during the British colonization. Students are also offered a brief recap on the key dates & events during the British Colony starting from the 1810.


  • Lesson 1.2: End of British Rule
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    The lesson enable students to have a better understanding of the British colonization and how it can to an end.

    Before ending, the students, are allowed a brief description on the timeline of the Mauritian history.


  • Lesson 1.3: La Musee Frederik
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    The lesson showcases the beginning of the Dutch colonization in Mauritius. During the lesson, students will have the opportunity to witness and have a better understanding of how the Dutch started the colonization and by inaugurating a centre on the name of the Governor, the Dutch started the colonization.


  • Lesson 1.4: The Dutch in Mauritius and Rodrigues
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    The lesson allow students to have a pictorial view of the key locations which marked the history of Mauritius and especially the arrival and time of the Dutch in Mauritius. The lessons showcases the different components of the history that caused the settlement of the Dutch in Mauritius.


  • Lesson 1.5: The Dutch settlement in Mauritius
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    The lesson allow students to have a better understanding in different components of the dutch settlement. The contribution of the Dutch has also been highlighted in much details. A brief of the different maps and authentic drawings has been showcased. A pictorial designed for the different trading route that were used during the settlement. Additional information about Fort Federik Henrik has been provided.


  • Lesson 2.1: Physical Features of Mauritius
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    Session Description:

    The lesson showcases the different physical features in Mauritius.

    The video allow students to learn by actually seeing the video of the different key features in Mauritius to have a better grasp of the Geography class in Mauritius. To make the session more interactive, the video use animated dodo characters to enhance the learning experience of the student.


  • Lesson 2.2: Volcanoes
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    Taking this lesson, enables student to develop and have a better understanding on how the systematic and thematic concepts of the volcanoes. The lesson make use of the interactive concept of the activities of the volcano, the different characteristic, & the phases of the volcanoes activities.


  • Lesson 2.3: Physical Features of Rodrigues
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    Session Description:

    Rodrigues is an island associated with the Republic of Mauritius. The lesson allows the students to have a visual learning of the key concepts and features of the Rodrigues Island and the activities of the Island.


  • Lesson 2.4: Local Communities
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    Undertaking this lesson, allow student to have the visual concept of the different local communities in Mauritius. The lesson streamline the different lessons and the different concepts and features of the component of our communities.


  • Lesson 2.5: Transport in Mauritius
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    Session Description:

    This lessons allows the students to have an understanding of the transport system in Mauritius. The lessons also allows the students to have brief of the history of the transport system in Mauritius. Taking this lesson, student also to compare and contrast the different main features of the transport system in Mauritius.


  • Lesson 2.6: Locality Past and Present
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    Session Description:

    This lesson allow the student to have a visual representation of the different component of the locality and what are the key features of the localities. The lesson allows the student to have an in-depth awareness of the history of the mapping of our localities and the different setting of the localities. The lessons allow the student to compare and contrast the


  • Lesson 2.7: Map Reading Skills
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    The lesson will allow student to read and extract information from a map. The student are presented the different symbols and key features of a map. As an introductory lesson to maps, the students are allowed to investigate the physical features of a map and how to differentiate the different features separates two specific district.


  • Lesson 2.8: The Earth
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    This lesson allows student to be aware of the physical features of the planet earth. The students are allowed to have a better awareness of the rotation of the earth by using the Globe. The lessons allow the student to have a better understanding and real picture of the earth. The video allows the student to understand the importance of the gravity and how the maps are updated.


  • Lesson 2.9: Working with Maps
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    The lessons allows the student to have a better understanding, of how to work with maps. Using the title, maps and key features of maps. The lessons will allow students on how to work with maps especially using scales. With the lesson, the students make use of the cardinal points system and how to use them in maps.


  • Lesson 3: Our weather
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    Session Description:

    The lessons allows the student to have a better understanding of the key concepts of the weather system in Mauritius. The students are also given the information of the different seasons that makes our climate and how it is different from other countries. A brief expose is also given to the factors affecting our weather system.


  • Lesson 3.1: Rainfall in Mauritius
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    The lessons allow students to have a better understanding of the rainfall system in Mauritius. The students will develop the different techniques of how to measure rainfalls and how the rainfall system is influenced by other factors.


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