History / Geography


This course looks at Canada's character and diversity by investigating ecozones, and the interconnections among landforms, climate, soils, plants, animals and human activities. Students will study principles of human and economic geography using a variety of strategies, including computer technology.


This course explores Canadian participation in global events and traces our development as a country through changes in population, economy, and technology. Students will analyze the elements that constitute Canadian identity, learn the stories of both individuals and communities, and study the evolution of political and social structures. Students will learn about differing interpretations of the past, and will come to understand the importance in historical studies of chronology and cause-and-effect relationships. They will also learn to develop and support a thesis, conduct research and analysis, and effectively communicate the results of their inquiries.