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Grade 9

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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.
Grade 11

Prerequisite Chart | Grade 9 | Grade 11 | Grade 12

Forces of Nature: Physical Processes and Disasters (College/University) CGF3MI
In this course, students will explore physical processes related to the earth’s water, land, and air. They will investigate how these processes shape the planet’s natural characteristics and affect human systems, how they are involved in the creation of natural disasters, and how they influence the impacts of human disasters. Throughout the course, students will apply the concepts of geographic thinking and the geographic inquiry process and use spatial technologies to analyse these processes, make predictions related to natural disasters, and assess ways of responding to them.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: College/UniversityGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: CGC1DI - Issues in Canadian Geography (Academic) or CGC1PI - Issues in Canadian Geography (Applied) or CGC1PL - Issues in Canadian Geography (Essential)
eLearn - Travel and Tourism: A Geographic Perspective CGG3OE
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.
COURSE NOTE: This eLearning course may be an alternative for students with strong independent work skills when the regular day school course is full or unavailable. A separate application is required. Make an appointment with your guidance counsellor to discuss suitability.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: CGC1DI - Issues in Canadian Geography (Academic) or CGC1PI - Issues in Canadian Geography (Applied) or CGC1PX - ESL ONLY - Issues in Canadian Geography or CGC1PL - Issues in Canadian Geography (Essential)
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: CGG3OI - Travel and Tourism: A Geographic Perspective is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
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: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: CGC1DI - Issues in Canadian Geography (Academic) or CGC1PI - Issues in Canadian Geography (Applied) or CGC1PL - Issues in Canadian Geography (Essential) or CGC1PX - ESL ONLY - Issues in Canadian Geography
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: CGG3OE - eLearn - Travel and Tourism: A Geographic Perspective is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
Grade 12

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eLearn - World Issues: A Geographic Analysis (University) CGW4UE
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.
COURSE NOTE: This eLearning course may be an alternative for students with strong independent work skills when the regular day school course is full or unavailable. A separate application is required. Make an appointment with your guidance counsellor to discuss suitability.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities.
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: CGW4UI - World Issues: A Geographic Analysis (University) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
World Issues: A Geographic Analysis (University) 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: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities.
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: CGW4UE - eLearn - World Issues: A Geographic Analysis (University) is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
The Environment and Resource Management (College/University) CGR4MI
This course investigates interactions between natural and human systems, with a particular emphasis on the impacts of human activity on ecosystems and natural processes. Students will use the geographic inquiry process, apply the concepts of geographic thinking, and employ a variety of spatial skills and technologies to analyse these impacts and propose ways of reducing them. In the course of their investigations, they will assess resource management and sustainability practices, as well as related government policies and international accords. They will also consider questions of individual responsibility and environmental stewardship as they explore ways of developing a more sustainable relationship with the environment.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: College/UniversityGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Any college, university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities.
World Issues: A Geographic Analysis (College) 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: 1TYPE: CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: CGC1DI - Issues in Canadian Geography (Academic) or CGC1PI - Issues in Canadian Geography (Applied) or CGC1PX - ESL ONLY - Issues in Canadian Geography or CGC1PL - Issues in Canadian Geography (Essential)
The Environment and Resource Management (Workplace) 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: 1TYPE: WorkplaceGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: CGC1DI - Issues in Canadian Geography (Academic) or CGC1PI - Issues in Canadian Geography (Applied) or CGC1PL - Issues in Canadian Geography (Essential)