Canadian and World Issues:A Geographic Analysis (CGW4U) with David

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Canadian and World Issues:A Geographic Analysis (CGW4U) with David

The following Canadian and World Issues course was designed for an alternative secondary school setting by educator David Spencer.

Course Code: CGW4U

Course Description: The Canadian and World Issues course examines the global challenges of creating a sustainable and equitable future, focusing on current issues that illustrate these challenges. Students will investigate a range of topics, including cultural, economic, and geopolitical relationships, regional disparities in the ability to meet basic human needs, and protection of the natural environment. Students will use geotechnologies and skills of geographic inquiry and analysis to develop and communicate balanced opinions about the complex issues facing Canada and a world that is interdependent and constantly changing.

Achievement Chart

Categories ---Percentage of the Course
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Knowledge and Understanding: 15%

Thinking: 20%

Communication: 15%

Application: 20%

Culminating Unit: 15%

Final Evaluation: 15%


Class #1 Monday February 2, 2009


Class #2 Monday February 9, 2009



Class #3 Monday February 23, 2009


Class #4 Monday March 2, 2009


Class #5 Monday March 9, 2009

Class #6 Monday March 23, 2009

  • CU Part One Due today. Arrive early and pick up a number for the cue to sit down with David to show the progress of your CU Part One. Worth CU= ___/28 marks
  • Make jot notes on the video "It Takes A Child" Worth C= ___/10 marks
  • Unit 5: Population and Demography Issues assigned.
  • Study for Test # 1 on Units 1,2,3 (Culminating Unit), 4 and Unit 5 held next Monday March 30.

Class #7 Monday March 30, 2009

Class #8 Monday April 6, 2009

Class #9 Monday April 20, 2009



Class #10 Monday April 27, 2009


Class #11 Monday May 4, 2009


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The current United Nations emblem was approved on 7 December 1946. The design is "a map of the world representing an azimuthal equidistant projection centred on the North Pole, inscribed in a wreath consisting of crossed conventionalized branches of the olive tree, in gold on a field of smoke-blue with all water areas in white. The projection of the map extends to 60 degrees south latitude, and includes five concentric circles".

Symbolism: Olive branches symbolize peace. The world map depicts the area of concern to the United Nations in achieving its main purpose, peace and security.


Class #12 Monday May 11, 2009



Class #13 Monday June 1, 2009

  • In class work and study period. Last day to hand in outstanding work is this Friday June 5 at 2:45 p.m.


Class #14 Monday June 8, 2009


Class #15 Monday June 15, 2009


Class #16 Monday June 22, 2009

  • View your Final Summative Assessment and final mark