Course Handouts - By Unit

 Unit 1: Geographic Skills Unit 2: Human Geography Unit 3: Energy & Natural Resources  Unit 4: Physical Geography


 Mapping Requirements

Mapping Our World Assignment #1

PPT: Latitude and Longitude (student worksheet)

Latitude and Longitude: Pin-pointing places using a special grid system.

The "Amazing Race Across Canada"

PPT: Canada's Timezones (student worksheet)

 Canada Timezone Map (copy onto blank map of Canada)

Timezones Calculations / Questions

Measuring Distances Between 2 points

Comparing Maps at Different Scales

Textbook Reading & Questions: Read pages 43 - 48. Answer questions 1 - 5 & 8 - 10 

PPT: The Compass Rose (student notes)

Assignment: My Compass Rose (evaluation rubric)

Unit 1 Review Package

Activity: Defining Overpopulation 

PPT: Introduction to Demography (student worksheet)

Demographic Vocabulary

PPT: Population Calculations (student worksheet)

Demographics - Calculation Charts

Video: World in the Balance: The Population Paradox (50 min.) (student worksheet)

PPT: Different Ages - Different Roles: Population Pyramids(student worksheet)

Canada's Population Pyramids & Canadian Population Pyramids

 PPT: Population Density and Canada (student worksheet)

Total Population Canada

Population Density Canada

Where People Live in Canada

Isodemographic Map of Canada 

Immigrant Interview Activity

Migration within Canada

PPT: Population Density and Immigration Patterns in Canada

Video: Strangers at the Door (student worksheet) (28 min.)

Article: Canada has higher proportion of seniors than ever before. 

Canadian Immigration Simulation Activity 

Article and Questions: "Knowing the Neighbours"

Worksheet: Ethnicity Canada 

 PPT: Canada's Aboriginal Peoples (student worksheet)

First Nations of Canada Worksheet 

Video: The Invisible People - A History of the Algonquin People of Quebec (93 min.) (student worksheet)

PPT: Urban and Rural Landscapes

What is the Environment?

Natural Resources Industries Canada

PPT: Types of Industries in Canada

Video: The Story of Stuff (25 min.) (student worksheet)

PPT: Your Ecological Footprint

Ecological Footprint Reading

 Ecological Footprint Questions

Video:The Lorax (student handout) (25 min.)

Video: National Geographic - Human Footprint    (~ 60 min.) (student worksheet)

Activity: How Big is Your Ecological Footprint?

Unit Summative: Natural Resources Expert Groups

Video: Crude Awakening (student worksheet)
(~ 90 min)
Northern Gateway pipeline: benefits vs. concern
PDF Copy of the Article

Literacy Activity: Spotlight on the Oil Sands

Video: Physical Systems (student worksheet)
(23 min.)

 PPT: Geologial History and Plate Tectonics (student worksheet)

Activity: Plate Tectonics Diagrams and Maps

TEXTBOOK WORK: Read pages 88 – 100. Answer questions: 1 – 5 on page 93, and questions 1 – 10 on page 100. Also, define all of the bolded terms in this section.

Video: Volcano - Nature's Inferno - 60 min. 
(student worksheet)

Geological Timeline of the Earth 

PPT: Investigating Canada's Ecozones (student worksheet)

    Map of Canada's Ecozones - link

Ecozones Canada Worksheet

Ecozones Detective Activity

 PPT: Rocks and the Rock Cycle (student worksheet)

Kinds of Rock Activity

Video: Rocks and Minerals - 35 min.(student worksheet)

PPT: Canada's Landform Regions (student worksheet)

Canada's Landform Regions - Expert Chart

Video: Geologic Journey - The Great Lakes (student worksheet) - 50 min.

Landform Regions of Canada Cross-Section / Profile

Landforms of Canada - Crossword Puzzle & Clues (Crossword - Answers)

PPT: Glaciers and Glaciation (student worksheet)

Textbook: Read pages 118 - 126. Answer questions 1 - 6 on page 126 and define all bolded terms. (HW if not completed in class)

PPT: Factors that affect Climate 

Explaining the Controls of Climate

Canada's & Canada's Climate Graphs 

PPT: Types of Precipitation (student worksheet)

PPT: Global Environmental and Climate Change

Video: 6 Degrees Could Change the World
 (student worksheet)

Soils and Natural Vegetation worksheet (using your textbook pages 145 - 155) - ANSWERS 

Geographic Literacy Activity: "Fire and Ice"