Welcome to CGC1P - Canada and World Studies: Grade 9.
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 geotechnologies and inquiry and communication methods to examine practical geographic questions and communicate their findings.
Why Mountains? Why Earthquakes? Why Rain?
Canadas: Vegitation, Landform, and Climactic Regions.
Human settlement types and trends: past and present.
Population Density and Distribution in Canada
People in Canadian Industries
Human Environmental Interactions
Measure Consumption of Resources (Ecological Footprint)
Green Energies and Industries
Canada vs the World (common measures of progress: GDP, HDI, etc.)
Global Issues: Canada's Role