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The Environment and Resource Management (CGR4M) with David The following course outline "The Environment and Resource Management (CGR4M)" is designed for an alternative secondary school setting by educator David Spencer.


Course Code: CGR4M
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Course Description: Geography is an integrative subject that brings a variety of perspectives, both social and physical, to the study of people, places, and environments around the world. Understanding the processes that shape the earth and knowing how life-forms interact with the environment allows students to view events from an ecological perspective. The Environment and Resource Management course investigates the complexity and fragility of ecosystems and the effects of human activities on them. Students will study the principles of sustainability and resource management and evaluate various approaches to achieving a more sustainable relationship between the environment, society, and the economy.


Unit 1:Your Wants Affect Your Environment

  1. Welcome to our class and meet your peers.
  2. Entrance interview and registration with photo.
  3. For you cloud computing platform, please select Google Drive or Microsoft Onedrive.
  4. Survey the Enduring Understandings for Unit 1
  5. Ask your teacher to share this document. Then make your own copy of the document "Connections and Expectations"
  6. Make your own copy in Google Drive then complete Unit 1: Survey for Environment and Resource Management Knowledge.
  7. Make your own copy in Google Drive then complete Unit 1: Your Wants Affect Your Environment.
  8. Complete and hand in ten (10) definitions from the Environment and Resource Management Glossary of Terms

Unit 2: From the Ground Up

  1. # Survey the Enduring Understandings for Unit 2
  2. Complete Unit 2: From the Ground Up
  3. Complete and hand in ten (10) definitions from the Environment and Resource Management Glossary of Terms


Unit 3: Research, Analyse and Respond

  1. # Survey the Enduring Understandings for Unit 3
  2. Explanation of the Culminating Unit (CU) for The Environment and Resource Management course.
  3. Select your topic for the Culminating Unit (CU) for The Environment and Resource Management course.
  4. Send your topic to David via e-mail.
  5. Your CU is due on Thursday May 12, 2016.

Students and their chosen topics

  • Deron's topic is ?
  • Gurteg's topic is ?
  • Manjot D's topic is ?
  • Manjot S's topic is "Asian Longhorned Beetle"
  • Rachelle's topic is ?"Climate Change"
  • Rasmit's topic is ?
  • Shannon's topic is ?
  • Viyaasan's topic is "Claireville Conservation Area"


Student Exemplars: Examples of Projects

Unit 4:Ecological Health, Knowledge and Responsibilities

  1. Survey the Enduring Understandings for Unit 4
  2. Complete Unit 4: Ecological Health, Knowledge and Responsibilities
  3. Complete and hand in ten (10) definitions from the Environment and Resource Management Glossary of Terms

Unit 5: The Politics of Spaceship Earth

  1. A revised Unit 5 will be posted soon. In the meantime, please work on your Unit 3 Culminating Unit.
  2. Survey the Enduring Understandings for Unit 5
  3. Complete Unit 5: The Politics of Spaceship Earth
  4. Complete and hand in ten (10) definitions from the Environment and Resource Management Glossary of Terms

Unit 6: Human-Environment Interactions

  1. A revised Unit 6 will be posted soon. In the meantime, please work on your Unit 3 Culminating Unit.
  2. Survey the [Enduring Understandings for Unit 6]
  3. Complete Unit 6: Human-Environment Interactions
  4. Complete and hand in ten (10) definitions from the Environment and Resource Management Glossary of Terms

Unit 7: Careers in Environment and Resource Management Related Fields

  1. A revised Unit 7 will be posted soon. In the meantime, please work on your Unit 3 Culminating Unit.
  2. Survey the [Enduring Understandings for Unit 7]
  3. Complete Unit 7: Careers in Environment and Resource Management Related Fields
  4. Complete and hand in ten (10) definitions from the Environment and Resource Management Glossary of Terms

Unit 8: Canadian Environmental and Resource Management Issues

  1. A revised Unit 8 will be posted soon. In the meantime, please work on your Unit 3 Culminating Unit.
  2. Survey the [Enduring Understandings for Unit 8]
  3. Complete Unit 8: Canadian Environmental and Resource Management Issues
  4. Complete and hand in ten (10) definitions from the Environment and Resource Management Glossary of Terms

Unit 9: Worldwide Environmental and Resource Management Issues

  1. A revised Unit 9 will be posted soon. In the meantime, please work on your Unit 3 Culminating Unit.
  2. Survey the [Enduring Understandings for Unit 9]
  3. Complete Unit 9: Worldwide Environmental and Resource Management Issues.
  4. Complete and hand in ten (10) definitions from the Environment and Resource Management Glossary of Terms

Unit 10: The Future Looks Bright with Your Help

  1. A revised Unit 10 will be posted soon. In the meantime, please work on your Unit 3 Culminating Unit.
  2. Survey the [Enduring Understandings for Unit 10]
  3. Complete Unit 10: The Future Looks Bright with Your Help
  4. Complete the remaining definitions from the Environment and Resource Management Glossary of Terms

Review for Your Final Summative Assessment

  1. Refer to the Study Guide and complete the questions, study the terms and diagrams and review the concepts studied in this Environment and Resource Management course.
  2. Review any questions you may have about the course content with your teacher.
  3. Book the date and time to write your final summative assessment with your teacher.