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Geography
Issues in Canadian Geography (academic) CGC1D1
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
Géographie du Canada (Academic) CGC1DF
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.
COURSE NOTE: This course is part of a package for students in the French Immersion Program.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AcademicGRADE: 9
Issues in Canadian Geography (applied) CGC1P1
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
Forces of Nature: Physical Processes and Disasters CGF3M1
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: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
Travel and Tourism: A Geographic Perspective CGG3O1
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
World Issues: A Geographic Analysis CGW4U1
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.