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Holy Trinity Catholic High School

128 Evergreen Hill Road, Simcoe, ON

519-429-3600

Canadian and World Studies

Introduction

The Canadian and World Studies Program at Holy Trinity includes five subject areas:

  • Economics
  • History
  • Geography
  • Civics
  • Law

In studying these subjects, students learn how people relate to their country and to the world around them both today and in the past. 

Courses in Canadian and World Studies will help students in understanding Canada's heritage and its physical, social, cultural, political, legal and economic institutions and relationships. Courses in Canadian and World Studies involve students in research, critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making, and help them develop strong communication skills and the ability to use technology to collect, organize, interpret, and present information. 

Course Descriptions

Grade 9, Geography of Canada, Applied Supported CGC1PM 

This course enables students to deepen their knowledge on Canadian Geography and our country’s place in the global community. Students will look at the skills needed for Geographers to study Physical Geography, Climate, Population, Immigration and Resources. Students will investigate the interconnections among Canada’s landforms, climate, soils, plants, animals and human activities to acquire concepts. Students will be able to connect their Catholic Christian faith to issues such as multiculturalism, refugees, poverty, unemployment, and homelessness. 

Grade 9, Geography of Canada, Applied CGC1P1 

This course draws upon students’ everyday experiences and uses a variety of frameworks to help students learn about Canadian Geography and our country’s place in the global community. Students will look at the skills needed for Geographers to study Physical Geography, Climate, Population, Immigration and Resources. Students will investigate the interconnections among Canada’s landforms, climate, soils, plants, animals and human activities in order to understand Canada’s diversity and various kinds of interactions. Students will be able to connect their Catholic Christian faith to issues such as multiculturalism, refugees, poverty, unemployment, and homelessness. 

Grade 9, Geography of Canada, Academic CGC1D1 

This course uses a variety of frameworks, including principles of physical, human, and economic geography, to explore the distinct and evolving character of Canada’s Geography. Students will investigate the interconnections between the environment and human activities in Canada to understand Canada’s diversity and role in the global community. Students will make connections to their Catholic Christian faith by studying multiculturalism, refugees and immigration, poverty, unemployment and homelessness and reflecting on the Christian response. 

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