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Grade 11 Courses

Travel & Tou​rism: A Geographic Perspective (CGG3O)

Why take this course?Travel-Tourism.jpg
- expand your knowledge of travel spots- learn about the issues connected to international travel (e.g. coral reef destruction)
Cool things we could do…
- walking tour of Toronto
- visit to Niagara Falls
- travel to Italy
What do you need to get in?
- grade 9 academic or applied Geography of Canada
 

Forces of Nature: Physic​al Processes and Disasters (CGF3M)

Why take this course?
- learn more about earthquakes, volcanoes, hurricanes and tornadoes
Poaz Volcano in Costa Rica​- explore causes & impacts of natural disasters
Cool things we could do…
- rock hunting and caving in the Warsaw Caves near Peterborough, Ontario
- an eco-tour of Costa Rica where we visit active volcanoes, tropical jungles and see cool animals
What do you need to get in?
- grade 9 academic or applied Geography of Canada


Grade 12 Courses

World Issues: A Geographic Analysis (CGW4U)

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- learn about current issues happening in the world, like conflicts, environmental disasters, and human injustice
- discuss and explore issues like poverty, hunger, overpopulation and globalization

Cool things we could do...
- volunteer at a local charity (food bank, homeless shelter)
- attend Planet in Focus film festival
- explore the Green Living Show
- do humanitarian work in another province/country

What do you need to get in?
- grade 11 U/M English, History, Social Sciences or Geography


The Environment and Resource Management (CGR4M)

Why take this course?
- learn about the impact of human activity on ecosystems and natural processes
- explore topics like species extinction, impact of pollution, and ecological footprint

Cool things we could do...green-sea-turtle-swimming.jpg
- go tree planting
- attend Planet in Focus film festival
- explore the Green Living Show
- recreate products in more eco-friendly ways

What do you need to get in?
- grade 11 U/M/C English, History, Social Sciences or Geography


 
Image Sources:
1. http://www.webcluesinfotech.com/travel-tourism-solutions/
2. Donna McAdam
3. http://www.personal.psu.edu/bfr3/blogs/asp/2012/07/worldwide-poverty.html
4. http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/animals/green-sea-turtle/#green-sea-turtle-closeup-underwater.jpg
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