Course: Geography 12

 

Print or Online

Online

Prerequisites

A Social Studies 11 credit

Description

Geography 12 focuses on the impact of geography on social systems. This includes the interrelationship of people, places, and resources: human and physical systems; resource management and resource sustainability. Student will look at local, regional, and global perspectives of environmental issues. The course is organized around themes location, place, human and physical interactions, movement, and regions and how the systems of Earth such as weather, climate, and tectonic processes effect the world we live in.

 

Course Topics/Modules

Module 1 Geographic Themes           

Module 2 Tectonic Processes             

Module 3 Gradational Processes

Module 4 Weather and Climate

Module 5 Biomes

Module 6 Resources and Environmental Sustainability

 

Assessment

StartUp Assignment (5%)

6 Module Assignments (24%)

5 Online Quizzes (31%)

 

Mid-term Exam (20%)*

Final Exam (20%)*

* Midterm and Final Exam must be written at the VLN.

 

Resources

Online readings

 

Deposit

None

Teacher Support

Students have access to the course teacher through email, phone and in-person. 

 

Credits

4

Prescribed Learning Outcomes

Please see the course IRPs available at:

http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/irp/pdfs/social_studies/2006geography12.pdf

 

Teacher

Once you are in the active course you will be able to see who your teacher is by going to the Classlist tab and then clicking on Teacher.

 

Completion Date

Go to our school website http://vlns.ca and click on Students and then the Enrol tab to see the exact dates of each Session offered at the VLN.