Design Thinking for Grade 9 Geography
In the Design Thinking for Grade 9 Geography, Liveable Communities program, students will look closely at the concept of what makes a community liveable and sustainable.
A major focus for the unit will be on food, and a community’s role in providing access to food. Students will engage in exploring several aspects of urban design, resource use and management, and the human systems that are dependent on and affect them.
Students are driving towards answering the question, How might we redesign a city to become more sustainable and liveable?
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This unit addresses a number of overall expectations across different subject areas from the Ministry of Ontario Curriculum.
- Geography: Liveable Communities
- Overall expectations: E1, E2, E3
- Geography: Geographic Inquiry and Skill Development
- Overall expectation A1
- Geography: Changing Populations
- Overall expectation D3
- English: Oral Communication
- Overall expectation 2
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This course contains:
- Robust teacher's guide
- Online support
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Big Ideas Explored
- Design Thinking
- Global and Future Vision
- Critical Thinking
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- Problem Driven
- Real-World Connection
- Student Choice and Voice
- Real Solutions
- Individual Mastery
- Public Sharing