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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 (HW: Sept. 3)

Canadian Geography Overview (HW: Sept. 4)

Learning Skills and Note Book Check (HW: Sept. 4)

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INTRODUCTION TO CANADIAN GEOGRAPHY


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Welcome to Geography PPT (Sept. 5)

What is Geography? PPT (Sept. 5)

BINGO Class Activity (HW: Sept. 5)

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Online Canadian Citizenship Quiz (HW: Sept. 4)

(Citizenship Challenge)

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Intro to Canadian Geography Quiz #1 (HW: Sept. 4)

Intro to World Geography Quiz #2 (HW: Sept. 5)

(Homework Activity)

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Mind Map of Canada Activity (HW: Sept 6)

Exploring the Atlas Handout

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5 Themes of Geography PPT (Copy)

5 Themes Stations Activity (Sept. 6)

Apply Your Knowledge: Stations # 1 - 10

1. Place

2. Location

3. Regions

4. Movement

5. Human/Environment Interactions

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TEXTBOOK HOMEWORK: FRIDAY, SEPT. 6

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

HW: Answer Questions 1 - 3 (Page: 4)

1. Interrelationships

2. Spatial Significance

3. Patterns and Trends

4. Geographic Perspective

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*** An Introduction to Geography Reading ***

(Geography In Action)