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CGC 1D or CGC 1DF • Geography of Canada, Grade 9, 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 of geotechnologies and inquiry and communication methods to analyse and evaluate geographic issues and present their findings.

CGC 1P • Geography of Canada, Grade 9, Applied
This course focuses on geographic issues that affect Canadians today. Students will draw on personal and everyday experiences as they 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.

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CGF 3M • Physical Geography: Patterns, Processes, and Interactions, (Natural Disasters) Grade 11, University/College Preparation
This course uses natural disasters (earthquakes, tornadoes, avalanches, and floods) to examine 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 geotechnologies and inquiry methods to investigate the distribution and interaction of the elements of their physical environment and to communicate their findings.
Prerequisite: CGC 1D/CGC 1P

CGW 4U • Canadian and World Issues: A Geographic Analysis, Grade 12, University Preparation
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.
Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities

CGR 4M • The Environment and Resource Management,
Grade 12, University/College Preparation
This course investigates the complexity and fragility of ecosystems and the pressures human activities place on them. Students will examine ecological processes, the principles of sustainability, and strategies for resource management, with a focus on the challenges of environmental degradation and resource depletion. Students will use geotechnologies and skills of geographic
inquiry to explain and evaluate various approaches to achieving a more sustainable relationship between people and their environment.
Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities

CGR 4E • The Environment and Resource Management,
Grade 12, Workplace Preparation

This course examines the influence of human activities on the natural environment. Students will study ecosystem structures and process, the ecological impact of human activities ,and methods of responsible resource management. Students will apply geotechnologies and geographic inquiry methods to develop and present practical solutions to environmental and resource-management issues. In the process, students problem-solving and communication skills will be enhanced in preparation for careers and the workplace.
Prerequisite: Geography of Canada, Grade 9, Academic or Applied