This course explores interrelationships between the land and people in a selected region as well as interconnections between this region and the rest of the world. Students will explore the region’s environmental, socio-economic, and cultural characteristics and will investigate issues related to natural resources, economic development and sustainability, population change, globalization, and quality of life. Students will apply the concepts of geographic thinking and the geographic inquiry process, including spatial technologies, to investigate a range of geographic issues in the region.
Note: This course is developed and delivered with a focus, to be determined by the school, on the geography of a selected region or country of the world.
Prerequisite: Issues in Canadian Geography, Grade 9, Academic or Applied