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GEOGRAPHY OF CANADA (COURSE INFORMATION)


GEOGRAPHY OF CANADA


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

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COURSE INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS


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Geography Course Information Sheet

Canadian Geography Overview

Learning Skills and Note Book Check

(September 5)

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INTRODUCTION TO CANADIAN GEOGRAPHY


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Welcome to Geography PPT (Sept. 5)

BINGO Class Activity (Sept. 5)

Introduction to Geography Quiz

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Mind Map of Canada (Activity)

Exploring the Atlas

10 Reasons to Study Geography

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Intro to Canadian Geography! (Sept. 6)

Intro to World Geography! (Sept. 6)

(Homework Activity)

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5 Themes of Geography PPT (Sept. 7)

5 Themes Stations Activity & Stations # 1 - 10 (Sept. 7)

1. Place

2. Location

3. Regions

4. Movement

5. Human/Environment Interactions

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Introduction to Geography

(Reading)

HW: Sept. 7 - Define the 4 Geographic Concepts: (Page: 2 - 8)

HW: Sept. 7 - Answer Questions 1 - 3 (Page: 4)

1. Interrelationships

2. Spatial Significance

3. Patterns and Trends

4. Geographic Perspective

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