Travel & Tourism: A Geographic Perspective: CGG3O1
“It’s a small world after all, it’s a small world after all, it’s a small, small world.” It might be a small world, but this course will help you expand your horizons. Come and learn about amazing, exotic destinations without even having to leave ECI. We will delve into the cultures and landscapes that attract tourists and influence travel patterns. You will have the opportunity to create your ideal retreat, participate in class discussions, presentations, and field trips.
Prerequisite: Geography of Canada, Grade 9, Academic or Applied
Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity: CHG381
Perpetrator, victim, bystander, rescuer, opportunist, resister...who are they? What role have they played in crimes against humanity? You will be challenged to take on these roles as we look in depth at worldwide genocides such as, the Holocaust, Rwanda, Armenia, the Ukrainian famine, Cambodia, Guatemala and many more. As the course unfolds you will be challenged to draw appropriate connections between the history of genocide and Canadian history. You will have the opportunity to participate in debates, discussions, role-plays, and field trips.
Prerequisite: Canadian History Since World War I, Grade 10 Applied or Academic
World History to the 15th Century: CHW3M1
Explore the history of various societies around the world from earliest times to around 1500 CE. Students will examine life in and the legacy of various ancient and pre-modern societies throughout the world, including those in, Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas. This includes studies of the peoples of Ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, Rome, Mexico (such as the Incas and the Mayans), China and India, etc. Students will research various peoples and teach their peers about them and their accomplishments. They will rewrite and later act out the ancient myths of the Greek and Romans in a video or live, in class dramatic performance. Students will create artifacts that represent the different civilizations, bury them in pseudo archaeological sites, so that another group may excavate, label, and attempt to decipher the item’s meaning in order to understand the work of archaeologists on a dig site.
Prerequisite: Canadian History Since World War I, Grade 10, Academic or Applied
Understanding Canadian Law: CLU3M1
Do you know your rights when dealing with the police? Have you ever thought about suing someone? Students will learn about Canada’s criminal justice and legal systems. Students are involved in debates, attend real courtroom proceedings, and have numerous Q & A sessions with guest speakers such as, law enforcement, defense, and crown attorneys.
Prerequisite: Canadian History since World War I, Grade 10, Academic or Applied