Geography

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Academic, Geography of Canada CGC1DI

This course examines interrelationships within and between Canada’s natural and human systems and how these systems interconnect with those in other parts of the world. Students will explore environmental, economic, and social geographic issues relating to topics such as transportation options, energy choices, and urban development. Students will apply the concepts of geographic thinking and the geographic inquiry process, including spatial technologies, to investigate various geographic issues and to develop possible approaches for making Canada a more sustainable place to live.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Academic
GRADE: 9

Applied, Geography of Canada CGC1PI

This course focuses on current geographic issues that affect Canadians. Students will draw on their personal and everyday experiences as they explore a range of issues, including food and water supplies, competing land uses, and interactions with the natural environment, developing their awareness that issues that affect their lives are interconnected with issues in other parts of the world. Students will apply the concepts of geographic thinking and the geographic inquiry process, including spatial technologies, to investigate choices related to sustainable living in Canada.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Applied
GRADE: 9

Travel and Tourism: A Geographic Perspective CGG3OI

This course focuses on issues related to travel and tourism within and between various regions of the world. Students will investigate unique environmental, sociocultural, economic, and political characteristics of selected world regions. They will explore travel patterns and trends as well as tensions related to tourism, and will predict future tourism destinations. Students will apply the concepts of geographic thinking and the geographic inquiry process, including spatial technologies, to investigate the impact of the travel industry on natural environments and human communities.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: CGC1DI – Academic, Geography of Canada or CGC1PI – Applied, Geography of Canada
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: CGG3OE – eLearn – Travel and Tourism: A Regional Geographic Perspective is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.

Forces of Nature: Physical Processes and Disasters CGF3MI

This course examines Earth’s physical patterns and processes and how they create natural disasters and can contribute to human disasters. Students will explore how physical processes related to Earth’s water, land, and air, as well as interactions between these systems, can affect the planet and its people. Students will apply the concepts of geographic thinking and the geographic inquiry process, including spatial technologies, to investigate Earth’s natural processes, to make predictions related to natural disasters, and to create plans to prepare for and/or respond to them.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University/College
GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: CGC1DI – Academic, Geography of Canada or CGC1PI – Applied, Geography of Canada

The Environment and Resource Management CGR4EI

This course examines the impact of human activity on the natural environment. Students will explore the use of natural spaces and resources and the effects of planning decisions and consumer choices on natural systems. Students will apply the concepts of geographic thinking and the geographic inquiry process, including spatial technologies, to investigate practical solutions to environmental issues, enabling them to make more sustainable decisions at home, in the workplace, and in the local community.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Workplace
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: CGC1DI – Academic, Geography of Canada or CGC1PI – Applied, Geography of Canada

Canadian and World Issues: A Geographic Analysis CGW4UI

In this course, students will address the challenge of creating a more sustainable and equitable world. They will explore issues involving a wide range of topics, including economic disparities, threats to the environment, globalization, human rights, and quality of life, and analyse government policies, international agreements, and individual responsibilities relating to them. Students will apply the concepts of geographic thinking and the geographic inquiry process, including the use of spatial technologies, to investigate these complex issues and their impacts on natural and human communities around the world.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities.

The Environment and Resource Management CGR4MI

This course explores interactions between the natural and human environment, with a particular focus on the impact of human activity on various ecosystems. Students will explore resource management and sustainability practices, as well as related government policy and international protocols. Applying the concepts of geographic thinking and the geographic inquiry process, including spatial technologies, students will investigate the relationship between people and the natural environment and will propose approaches for developing more sustainable relationships, including environmentally responsible actions that support stewardship.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University/College
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Any university, university/college, or college preparation course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities

World Issues: A Geographic Analysis CGW4CI

This course explores the many difficult challenges facing Canada and the world today – challenges such as unequal access to food, water, and energy; urbanization; globalization; and meeting the needs of a growing world population while ensuring the sustainability of the natural environment. Students will explore these and other world issues from environmental, social, economic, and political perspectives, while applying the concepts of geographic thinking, the geographic inquiry process, and spatial technologies to guide and support their investigations.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: College
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: CGC1DI – Academic, Geography of Canada or CGC1PI – Applied, Geography of Canada

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