Course Title: Issues in Canadian Geography, Grade 9, Academic (CGC1D)
Course Code: CGC1D
Grade: 9
Course Type: Academic
Credit Value: 1
Prerequisite: None
Department: Canadian And World Studies

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

Course Outline
  • CGC1D Unit1 Overview
  • Accessibility to CGC1D Unit1 Assignment
  • U1L1 Guide Investigations into Issues in Canadian Geography (Part 1)(A1.1)
  • U1L2 Guide Investigations into Issues in Canadian Geography (Part 2)(A1.1)
  • U1L3 Guide Investigations into Issues in Canadian Geography (Part 3)(A1.1)
  • U1L4 Guide Investigations into Issues in Canadian Geography (Part 4)(A1.1)
  • U1L5 Relevant Data and Information on Geographic Issues (Part 1)(A1.2)
  • U1L6 Relevant Data and Information on Geographic Issues (Part 2)(A1.2)
  • U1L7 Relevant Data and Information on Geographic Issues (Part 3)(A1.2)
  • U1L8 Assess the Credibility and Information(A1.3)
  • U1L9 Environmental, Economic, Social, and Political Implications of Ideas and Beliefs( Part 1)(B1.1)
  • U1L10 Environmental, Economic, Social, and Political Implications of Ideas and Beliefs( Part 2)(B1.1)
  • U1L11 Canada’s Physical Characteristics and Human Activities(Part 1)(B1.2)
  • U1L12 Canada’s Physical Characteristics and Human Activities(Part 2)(B1.2)
  • U1L13 Increase the Sustainability of Canada’s Natural Resources(Part 1)(C1.1)
  • U1L14 Increase the Sustainability of Canada’s Natural Resources(Part 2)(C1.1)
  • U1L15 Assess the Impact(C1.2)
  • U1L16 Analyse the Influence of Governments, Advocacy Groups, and Industries(C1.3)
  • U1L17 Impact of Selected Population Trends on People(Part 1)(D1.1)
  • U1L18 Impact of Selected Population Trends on People(Part 2)(D1.1)
  • U1L19 Global Demographic Disparities(D1.2)
  • U1L20 Criteria(Part 1)(D1.3)
  • U1L21 Criteria(Part 2)(D1.3)
  • U1L22 Effects of Food Production Practices, Distribution Methods, and Consumer Choices(E1.1)
  • U1L23 Existing and Proposed Transportation Systems(E1.2)
  • U1L24 Review
  • Finish and Hand in CGC1D Unit1 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • CGC1D Unit2 Overview
  • Accessibility to CGC1D Unit2 Assignment
  • U2L1 Interpret and Analyse Data and Information(Part 1)(A1.4)
  • U2L2 Interpret and Analyse Data and Information(Part 2)(A1.4)
  • U2L3 Interpret and Analyse Data and Information(Part 3)(A1.4)
  • U2L4 Use the Concepts of Geographic Thinking(Part 1)(A1.5)
  • U2L5 Use the Concepts of Geographic Thinking(Part 2)(A1.5)
  • U2L6 Use the Concepts of Geographic Thinking(Part 3)(A1.5)
  • U2L7 Evaluate and Synthesize Findings(Part 1)(A1.6)
  • U2L8 Evaluate and Synthesize Findings(Part 2)(A1.6)
  • U2L9 Environmental, Economic, Social, and Political Consequences(Part 1)(B1.3)
  • U2L10 Environmental, Economic, Social, and Political Consequences(Part 2)(B1.3)
  • U2L11 Human Activities(Part 1)(B1.4)
  • U2L12 Human Activities(Part 2)(B1.4)
  • U2L13 Analyse the Roles and Responsibilities of Individuals(Part 1)(C1.4)
  • U2L14 Analyse the Roles and Responsibilities of Individuals(Part 2)(C1.4)
  • U2L15 Availability and Spatial Distribution of Key Natural Resources(Part 1)(C2.1)
  • U2L16 Availability and Spatial Distribution of Key Natural Resources(Part 2)(C2.1)
  • U2L17 Availability and Spatial Distribution of Key Natural Resources(Part 2)(C2.2)
  • U2L18 Influence,Opportunities and Challenges(D2.1)
  • U2L19 Address the Needs of Immigrant Groups within Communities(D2.2)
  • U2L20 Social, Political, and Economic Impacts(D2.3)
  • U2L21 Effects of Individual Lifestyle Choices(E1.3)
  • U2L22 Factors that Affect the Social and Economic Sustainability of Communities(E1.4)
  • U2L23 Propose Courses of Action(E1.5)
  • U2L24 Review
  • Finish and Hand in CGC1D Unit2 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • CGC1D Unit3 Overview
  • Accessibility to CGC1D Unit3 Assignment
  • U3L1 Communicate Ideas, Arguments, and Conclusions(Part 1)(A1.7)
  • U3L2 Communicate Ideas, Arguments, and Conclusions(Part 2)(A1.7)
  • U3L3 Communicate Ideas, Arguments, and Conclusions(Part 3)(A1.7)
  • U3L4 Acknowledge Different Types of Sources(Part 1)(A1.8)
  • U3L5 Acknowledge Different Types of Sources(Part 2)(A1.8)
  • U3L6 Use Appropriate Terminology(Part 1)(A1.9)
  • U3L7 Use Appropriate Terminology(Part 2)(A1.9)
  • U3L8 Analyse the Risks and Assess Ways of Responding to These Risks(Part 1)(B1.5)
  • U3L9 Analyse the Risks and Assess Ways of Responding to These Risks(Part 2)(B1.5)
  • U3L10 Interrelationships(Part 1)(B2.1)
  • U3L11 Interrelationships(Part 2)(B2.1)
  • U3L12 Patterns(B2.2)
  • U3L13 Renewability and Non-Renewability of Natural Resources in Canada (Part 1)(C2.3)
  • U3L14 Renewability and Non-Renewability of Natural Resources in Canada (Part 2)(C2.3)
  • U3L15 Feasibility of Using Selected Renewable and Alternative Energy Sources(C2.4)
  • U3L16 Economic Importance of Sectors of the Canadian Economy (Part 1)(C3.1)
  • U3L17 Economic Importance of Sectors of the Canadian Economy (Part 2)(C3.1)
  • U3L18 Patterns of Population Settlement in Canada(D3.1)
  • U3L19 Factors that Influence the Demographic Characteristics of Settlements(D3.2)
  • U3L20 Demographic Characteristics of the Canadian Population(D3.3)
  • U3L21 the Impact of Urban Growth(E2.1)
  • U3L22 Economic, Social, and Political Impacts of Urban Growth(E2.2)
  • U3L23 Strategies that Urban Planners Use to Control Urban Sprawl(E2.3)
  • U3L24 Review
  • Finish and Hand in CGC1D Unit3 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • CGC1D Unit3 Online Test
  • CGC1D Unit4 Overview
  • Accessibility to CGC1D Unit4 Assignment
  • U4L1 Ways to Develop Skills (A2.1)
  • U4L2 Contexts Skills and Work Habits(Part 1) (A2.2)
  • U4L3 Contexts Skills and Work Habits(Part 2) (A2.2)
  • U4L4 Concepts of Geographic Thinking (Part 1) (A2.3)
  • U4L5 Concepts of Geographic Thinking (Part 2) (A2.3)
  • U4L6 Careers (Part 1) (A2.4)
  • U4L7 Careers (Part 2) (A2.4)
  • U4L8 Careers (Part 3) (A2.4)
  • U4L9 Characteristics of Canada’s Natural Environment (Part 1) (B3.1)
  • U4L10 Characteristics of Canada’s Natural Environment (Part 2) (B3.1)
  • U4L11 Geological, Hydrological, and Climatic Processes (Part 1) (B3.2)
  • U4L12 Geological, Hydrological, and Climatic Processes (Part 2) (B3.2)
  • U4L13 Patterns and Trends (Part 1) (C3.2)
  • U4L14 Patterns and Trends (Part 2) (C3.2)
  • U4L15 National and Global Importance (C3.3)
  • U4L16 Factors Considered When Determining the Location of Sites for Industries (Part 1)(C3.4)
  • U4L17 Factors Considered When Determining the Location of Sites for Industries (Part 2)(C3.4)
  • U4L18 Settlement and Population Characteristics(Part 1)(D3.4)
  • U4L19 Settlement and Population Characteristics(Part 2)(D3.4)
  • U4L20 Trends in the Migration of People within Canada(D3.5)
  • U4L21 Characteristics of Different Land Uses(E3.1)
  • U4L22 Natural Environment and Land-use Patterns(E3.2)
  • U4L23 Specific Community and Community’s Land-use Pattern(E3.3)
  • U4L24 Review
  • Finish and Hand in CGC1D Unit4 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • CGC1D Unit4 Online Test
  • Final Exam
  • Final Project
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