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Social Studies

01socialstudies.jpgGRADE 10

GEOGRAPHY 20F (GEOR2F): Students will focus on a variety of issues and challenges of the contemporary world, with a particular focus on Canada. Students will learn skills related to geographic thinking, study concepts related to the ownership and development of natural resources, production and distribution of food, development of industry and trade, and increasing  urbanization. Throughout the course students will become aware of the importance of the environment, stewardship, and sustainable development, as well as the social, political and economic implications of their personal choices.    1 credit


HISTORY 30S (HISR3F):  The curriculum support citizenship as a core concept and engages students in historical inquiry.  Students will guided by essential questions to focus on the history of Canada from pre-contact times to the present. Through this process students will learn to think historically and acquire enduring understandings related to the major themes in Canadian history, including; First Nations, Metis and Inuit Peoples; French-English duality; Identity, Diversity and Citizenship; Governance and Economics and Canada and the World.    1 credit


GLOBAL ISSUES:  CITZENSHIP AND SUSTAINABILITY 40S (GLIR4S):  Students conduct inquiry into the social, political, environmental and economic impact of contemporary and emerging global issues. Through their inquiry, students focus on questions of quality of life locally, nationally and globally. This course is based on the principles of active democratic citizenship, ecological literacy, critical media literacy, and ethical decision-making, and consolidates learning across the disciplines to empower students as agents of change for a sustainable and equitable future.  1 credit

PSYCHOLOGY 41G (PSYR4G):  A survey course focusing on a brief history of the science of psychology, human development, theories of personality development and motivation. The course also examines the role that stress plays in our lives, various psychological disorders, and social attitudes regarding gender role.       1 credit

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