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Course name: Issues in Canadian Geography Course code: (CGC1D)

Grade: 9
Credits:1.0
Type: Academic
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: None
CGC1D Issues in Canadian Geography Grade 9 online course
Course description: 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
Grade: 9
Credits:1.0
Type: Academic
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: None
Course description: 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 Lessons

This course is designed for independent study.
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21 Lessons

5 Lessons

1.1   Exploring Canada’s natural environment

1.2   The concepts of geographic thinking

1.3   Forces changing the land tectonic & gradational forces

1.4   The basics of climate & climate change

1.5   Climate change impacts in Canada

6 Lessons

2.1   Canada A land of natural resources

2.2   Resource Management Lessons from the past, looking into the future

2.3   Industries in Canada

2.4   The energy sector in Canada

2.5   Canada’s green economy

2.6   Ecological footprint

5 Lessons

3.1   Indigenous Peoples of Canada

3.2   Demographic patterns in Canada

3.3   Immigration in Canada

3.4   Refugees in Canada

3.5   Issues in Immigration

5 Lessons

4.1   Urban trends and urban issues

4.2   Land use in cities

4.3   Urban Sprawl

4.4   Sustainable urban growth

4.5   Community Sustainability Profile