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Issues in Canadian Geography (Academic) 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 in which to live.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AcademicGRADE: 9
Issues in Canadian Geography (Applied) CGC1PI
This course focuses on current geographic issues that affect Canadians. Students will draw on their personal and everyday experiences as they explore issues relating to food and water supplies, competing land uses, interactions with the natural environment, and other topics relevant to sustainable living in Canada. They will also develop an awareness that issues that affect their lives in Canada are interconnected with issues in other parts of the world. Throughout the course, students will use the concepts of geographic thinking, the geographic inquiry process, and spatial technologies to guide and support their investigations.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AppliedGRADE: 9
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: CGC1PX - ESL ONLY - Issues in Canadian Geography is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
ESL ONLY - Issues in Canadian Geography CGC1PX
This course focuses on current geographic issues that affect Canadians. Students will draw on their personal and everyday experiences as they explore issues relating to food and water supplies, competing land uses, interactions with the natural environment, and other topics relevant to sustainable living in Canada. They will also develop an awareness that issues that affect their lives in Canada are interconnected with issues in other parts of the world. Throughout the course, students will use the concepts of geographic thinking, the geographic inquiry process, and spatial technologies to guide and support their investigations.
COURSE NOTE: This course has been adapted to meet the needs of the ESL learner.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AppliedGRADE: 9
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: CGC1PI - Issues in Canadian Geography (Applied) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.