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Canadian And World Studies

GEOGRAPHY

CGC1D
GEOGRAPHY OF CANADA - Academic


This course explores Canada's distinct and changing character and the geographic systems and relationships that shape it. Students will investigate the interactions of natural and human systems within Canada, as well as Canada's economic, cultural, and environmental connections to other countries. Students will use a variety to geo-technologies and inquiry and communication methods to analyse and evaluate geographic issues and present their findings.

CGC1P
GEOGRAPHY OF CANADA - Applied


This course focuses on geographic issues that affect Canadians today. Students will draw on personal and everyday experiences to learn about Canada's distinct and changing character and the natural and human systems and global influences that shape the country. Students will use a variety of geo-technologies and inquiry and communication methods to examine practical geographic questions and communicate their findings.

CGF3M
PHYSICAL GEOG., PATTERNS, PROCESSES, INTERACTIONS - Univ./College Prep


Prerequisite: CGC1D or CGC1P
This course examines the major patterns of physical geography and the powerful forces that affect them. Students will investigate the dynamic nature of the earth, the evolving relationship between the planet and its people, and the factors that limit our ability to predict the changes that will occur. Students will use a wide range of geo-technologies and inquiry and communication methods to investigate trends and issues and communicate their findings.

CGG3O
REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY: TRAVEL AND TOURISM - Open


Prerequisite: CGC1D or CGC1P
This course focuses on travel and tourism as a vehicle for the study of selected world regions. Using a variety of geotechnologies and inquiry and communication methods, students will conduct and present case studies that develop their understanding of the unique characteristics of selected world regions; the environmental, cultural, economic, and political factors that influence travel and tourism; and the impact of the travel industry on communities and environments around the world.

CGW4U
CANADIAN AND WORLD ISSUES: GEOG. ANALYSIS - Univ. Prep


Prerequisite: Any U or M course in Soc. Science Humanities or English or Canadian World Studies
This course examines the global challenges of creating a sustainable and equitable future, focusing on current issues that illustrate these challenges. Students will investigate a range of topics, including cultural, economic, and geopolitical relationships, regional disparities in the ability to meet basic human needs, and protection of the natural environment. Students will use geotechnologies and skills of geographic inquiry and analysis to develop and communicate balanced opinions about the complex issues facing Canada and a world that is interdependent and constantly changing.