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Course name: Issues in Canadian Geography Course code: (CGC1P)

Grade: 9
Credits:1.0
Type: Applied
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: None
CGC1P Issues in Canadian Geography Grade 9 online course
Course description: This course focuses on current geographic issues that affect Canadians. In it, you will draw on your personal and everyday experiences as you 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. You will also develop an awareness that issues that affect your life in Canada are interconnected with issues in other parts of the world. Throughout the course, you will use the concepts of geographic thinking, the geographic inquiry process, and spatial technologies to guide and support your investigations.
Grade: 9
Credits:1.0
Type: Applied
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: None
Course description: This course focuses on current geographic issues that affect Canadians. In it, you will draw on your personal and everyday experiences as you 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. You will also develop an awareness that issues that affect your life in Canada are interconnected with issues in other parts of the world. Throughout the course, you will use the concepts of geographic thinking, the geographic inquiry process, and spatial technologies to guide and support your investigations.

Course Lessons

This course is designed for independent study.
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20 Lessons

5 Lessons

1.1   Natural disasters in Canada

1.2   Climate change in Canada

1.3   Getting to know Canada

1.4   Canada's natural regions

1.5   Global events that affect Canada

5 Lessons

2.1   Industries in Canada

2.2   Renewable resources

2.3   Renewable resources

2.4   Conventional and alternative forms of energy

2.5   Canadian manufacturing, trade, and transportation

5 Lessons

3.1   Canada’s population: Past and present

3.2   Canadian cultural diversity

3.3   Immigration to Canada

3.4   Population settlement in Canada

3.5   Understanding population changes

5 Lessons

4.1   Managing our waste

4.2   Environmental sustainability

4.3   Land use

4.4   Urban land use and planning

4.5   Analyzing communities to find sustainable solutions