CGW4U – Global Issues

Course Description

In this course, students will address the challenge of creating a more sustainable and equitable world. They will explore issues involving a wide range of topics, including economic disparities, threats to the environment, globalization, human rights, and quality of life, and will analyze government policies, international agreements, and individual responsibilities relating to them. Students will apply the concepts of geographic thinking and the geographic inquiry process, including the use of spatial technologies, to investigate these complex issues and their impacts on natural and human communities around the world.

Course Overlaps

  • Unit 2 | Some overlap with Unit 4 CIA4U

The Content

The course runs for a total of 110 hours. The lessons outlined below are all structured for 100 minutes of instruction time, unless otherwise stated.

The 110 hours also includes additional time that may be allocated for assignments, tests and the independent study unit, at the teacher’s discretion.

The first and second lesson are free! Then individual lessons are priced at $5 or the whole course at $95. If you buy individual lessons then decide to buy the whole course, make your purchase, contact us, and we will refund the individuals.

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Available within the relevant lessons:

  • Assignment 1.1 Populations and Demographic Change
  • Assignment 1.2 Migration Essay
  • Assignment 1.3 Populations and Migration
  • Assignment 2.1 Zimbabwe Disparities
  • Assignment 2.2 Sustainable Development Goals
  • Assignment 2.3 Urbanisation Debate
  • Assignment 3.1 Types of Disease
  • Assignment 3.2 Water Conflicts
  • Assignment 4.1 Contemporary Geopolitics
  • Assignment 4.2 Terrorism Debate
  • Assignment 5.1 Canada’s Energy Pathways
  • Assignment 5.2 Energy Production Hotspots