CGC1D – Issues in Canadian Geography, Grade 9, Academic



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, to investigate various geographic issues and to develop possible approaches for making Canada a more sustainable place in which to live.

Outline of Course Content

Unit 1Introduction and Geo-Skills Review
Unit 2Canada’s Physical Geography
Unit 3Resource Management
Unit 4Canada’s Human Geography
Unit 5Canada’s Global Connections