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Intermediate Senior Geography

Lesson Plans

The Frank Slide: The Story of Turtle Mountain
This resource includes a video of Turtle Mountain in Frank, Alberta, with discussion questions on the Frank Slide, Canada's deadliest rockslide.

Canadian Geographic: Educator Resources, Grade 11
From Canadian Geographic, this webpage includes lesson plans on many topics, such as energy and natural resources, climate change and environment, regional geography, and geographic skills. Lesson plans can be filtered by grade and topic.

GIS Courses, Lessons, and Activities
From the American Association of Geographers, this webpage has a list of free education resources relating to GIS. The activities range from K-12.

Understanding Active Transport
This activity, from the University of Guelph, introduces the concept of active transportation to students. Includes activities, videos, discussions, and readings. Written specifically for this course (as well as CGG3O and CGR4M).

Other Resources

Learn at Home: Grades 9 to 12
Activities and resources for high school students to use at home to supplement their learning.

Knowing Fire
This interactive article details the importance of Indigenous-led forest fire response, particularly when it comes to their traditional lands. It discusses the BC government's failure to take Indigenous knowledge into account, the government's refusal to do fire mitigation, and the devastating fires that were worsened by these decisions.
The independent report mentioned in the article, analyzing what went wrong with the response to the 2017 wildfires and floods, can be found here.

Come Hell... BC Under Water
The Fifth Estate examines the devastation in BC after catastrophic flooding and how the province could have been better prepared for the weather disaster.

Resources in the Education Library