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                                             GEOGRAPHY COURSES

Geography of Canada CGC 1D1
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

 

Geography of Canada

CGC 1P1
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

 

Geography of Canada for ESL/ELL students

CGC 1DL
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.
COURSE NOTE: This course is for ESL/ELL students
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Academic GRADE: 9

 

Introduction to GeoSpatial Technologies

 

CGT 301

This course enables students to develop practical skills associated with spatial technologies and to investigate related career opportunities. Students will develop their ability to use geographic information systems (GIS), global positioning systems (GPS), and remote sensing technologies. They will apply the concepts of geographic thinking and the geographic inquiry process when conducting fieldwork, collecting and organizing data, and analysing spatial images such as maps and aerial photographs. Throughout the course, students’ local context is emphasized.

PREREQUISITE: Issues in Canadian Geography, Grade 9, Academic or Applied

CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 11

 

World Issues: A Geographic Analysis

CGW 4U1
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 will 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. 
PREREQUISITE: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 12

 

                                        FRENCH IMMERSION COURSES

 

Géographie Canadienne

 

 

 

CGC 1DF

    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.

COURSE NOTE: This course is for French Immersion students.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Academic GRADE: 9
Géographie Canadienne CGC 1PF
 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.
COURSE NOTE: This course is for French Immersion students.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Applied GRADE: 9
Géographie Régionale: Voyage et Tourisme
CGG 3OF
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: For students in the French Immersion Program
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: CGC1DF - Géographie canadienne or CGC1PF - Géographie canadienne


 
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