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Unit 3: Changing Populations How are YOU affected ?. Canadian War Museum. Gr. 9 Geography (Applied) CGC1P. 4 Corners Activity. Instructions: Listen to Ms. Douwes read the following statements. For each one, you will be asked to go to the corner that best represents your point of view.

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Unit 3 changing populations how are you affected

Unit 3:Changing PopulationsHow are YOU affected?

Canadian War Museum

Gr. 9 Geography (Applied)

CGC1P


4 corners activity

4 Corners Activity

  • Instructions:

    • Listen to Ms. Douwes read the following statements.

    • For each one, you will be asked to go to the corner that best represents your point of view.

      • A = Absolutely!

      • B = Likely !

      • C = I don’t think so!

      • D = No way...never!

    • When you arrive in your corner... stay quiet & LISTEN!


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4 Corners Activity

Statements:

I believe that Canada is a great place to live.

When I grow up, I would like to own lots of land.

I can’t wait to have the opportunity to travel and learn new cultures.

I plan on living in Lanark County forever (just like my folks!).

Mississippi Mills has plenty of services for youth my age.


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4 Corners Activity

I believe that the town of Almonte would benefit from some big-box stores.

I like to go cross-border shopping.

I believe that we can all positively learn from people of different races, ethnicities and cultures.

I would like to see more visual minority populations in Lanark County.

I would like to have at least two children when I am ready as an adult.


Mmmm this is geography right

Mmmm....This is Geography, right?

  • So what do these questions have to do with geography?

    • 5 Themes of Geography: Location, Place, Region, Movement & Interaction

    • The way we move (& how) affects our communities, landscapes, regions etc.

    • We interact with, and adapt to, our environment...and our environment interacts with, and adapts to, our movement.

  • Glossary of Geographic Terms – Unit 3

    • This sheet MUST stay in your binder/portfolio (study aid for open book test at the end of the unit


Human geography

Human Geography

  • Please copy the following definition:

    • Human Geography: the branch of geography that deals with how human activity affects or is influenced by the earth’s surface


What can you expect

What can you expect?

Please copy (in your notebooks under the heading UNIT 3 – Changing Populations):

In this 3-week unit, we will explore:

Economic Development

Population

Demographics & trends

Aboriginal rights

Immigration

Multiculturalism

Growing and Changing Communities

GeoTourism


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What can you expect?

  • We will ask the following questions:

    • How can communities meet the needs of the people who live there?

    • Why is immigration important to Canada?

    • In what ways are the patterns and trends in Canada’s population reflected in your community?

  • How will I be marked?

    • 2 mini-assignments (Letter to the Mayor, Business Plan)

    • 1 summative project – The Amazing Geocache Race Canada

    • 1 open-book test


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