Grade 12 Global Studies

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Grade 12 Global Studies
 Nutrition & Health
 HFA 4C
 Human Development
throughout the Lifespan
 HHG 4M
 Challenge & Change in
Society
 HSB 4U
 West & the World History
 CHY4U / CHY4C
 Analysing Current Economics
Issues
 CIA 4U
 Canadian & International Law
 CLN4U
 Canadian & International
Politics
 CPW4U
HFA 4C
Relationship between
Nutrition
Health
•On health at different stages of life &
•on global issues related to food production
The Role of Nutrition
Health
Disease
Strategies for promoting
Food Security
Environmental
Responsibility
Students will learn about
Topics
 Food Preparation Skills
 Food & Kitchen Safety
 Food preparation
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Follow a recipe
Adapt a recipe
Correct measuring & preparation techniques
Cooking Opportunities
 Breakfast club
 Staff meetings
 Bake sales
 Kougar Kitten playschool
 Nutrition & Health
 Nutrients
 Food Guides
 Energy Balance
 Nutritional Status
Project –
Food for the Breakfast Club
 Plan & prepare a food item or items to
address a specific nutritional deficiency
common to Canadians
 (e.g. a high fibre snack to address a lack
of dietary fibre)
MARKET RESEARCH
 Do taste tests &
 determine what students like
Food for the Breakfast Club
 Create educational advertisements to encourage
students to eat breakfast & gain the nutritional
deficiency
 WEEKLY prepare and portion food the breakfast club
Topics
 Nutrition throughout the Lifespan
 Nutrition & Disease
 Trends & Patterns in Food & Nutrition
Plan & Prepare food for . . .
• Kougar Kittens
• Age 2-4 years old
• A specific health need like diabetes
• A trendy food item like . . . Flax seed,
high protein pasta, blueberries, chia
Topics to investigate
 Food Security
 Food Production & supply
 Food Production & Environment
Tour some Farms - Field Trip
 Apple Farm
 Organic Farm
 Learn about the agriculture business in Ontario
 Harvest fresh produce and cook with it at school!
COURSE DESCRIPTION
This course offers a multidisciplinary approach to
the study of human development throughout the
life cycle.
 Students will study how early brain development
are linked to lifelong learning, health and wellbeing.
 Students will gain practical experience working
with children in the playschool.
 Students will use research skills to learn about
human growth and development.
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UNITS
Human Development: An Overview
 Human Development: Brain Development In
The Early Years
 Human Development: The Early Years
 Parenthood: The Roles And Responsibilites
Throughout The Family Life Cycle
 Socialization Factors That Influences Human
Development
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DIFFERENT TYPES OF DEVELOPMENT
Physical Development
Social
Development
Intellectual Development Emotional Development
ASSIGNMENTS
Research opinion paper
 Playschool assignment
 Brain development assignment
 Personal reflection paper
 ISU research assignment
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HSB 4U
Description
 This course focuses on the use of social science
theories, perspectives, and methodologies to
investigate and explain shifts in knowledge, attitudes,
beliefs, and behaviour and their impact on society.
 Students will critically analyse how and why cultural,
social, and behavioural patterns change over time.
Description
 They will explore the ideas of social theorists and use
those ideas to analyse causes of and responses to
challenges such as technological change, deviance,
and global inequalities.
 Students will explore ways in which social science
research methods can be used to study social change.
Topics
 Social Change
 Foundations
 Cause & Effect
 Technological Change
 Social Patterns & Trends
 Demographics
 Forces that shape social trends
 Social deviance
 Global Social Challenges
 Global Inequalities
 Globalization
 Exploitation
GR. 12 WEST & THE WORLD
CHY 4U / CHY 4C
Units:
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4.
Renaissance & Reformation
Enlightenment & Revolution
Modern Europe
World Wars
RENAISSANCE & REFORMATION
UNIT TOPICS:
Feudalism
 Renaissance
 Wars of Religion
 Age of Discovery
 Catholicism vs. Protestantism
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ACTIVITIES:
Survey of Renaissance art
 Create an Artifact from the 17th or 18th century
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ENLIGHTENMENT & REVOLUTION
UNIT TOPICS:
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Enlightenment & Philosophers
Despotic Rulers & Absolutism
American Revolution
French Revolution
Napoleon Bonaparte
ACTIVITIES:
Salon Assignment – Choose a historical figure
of this time period and role them in the
classroom
 Mock Trial of Louis XVI
 Photo Story – Describes the Enlightenment
period through visuals
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MODERN EUROPE
UNIT TOPICS:
Industrial Revolution
 Congress of Vienna
 Age of Imperialism & Colonialism
 Slavery & Social Darwinism
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ACTIVITIES:
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Children’s Storybook Assignment – research an
influential person of the 19th or 20th century;
utilize text and visuals to describe the person’s
philosophical approach
WORLD WARS
UNIT TOPICS:
World War I
 Interwar Period
 World War II
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ACTIVITIES:
Poster Board Exposition – Using visuals and
text, describe a person/event from the unit
 Primary Source Document Seminars – Analyze
primary source document of a historical figure
and teach his/her ideologies to the class
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How do we earn that 30%
FINAL EVALUATION
15% ESSAY (4U) / MINI ESSAY (4C)
You
will research and write
about a historical topic that is
engaging to you:
Christopher Columbus – Good or Evil?
 Are humans inherently selfish?
 George Washington – Success or Failure?
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15% WRITTEN FINAL EXAM
This
will be based on all the
units studied throughout the
course
ANALYSING CURRENT
ECONOMIC ISSUES
CIA 4U
Description
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This course investigates the nature of the competitive
global economy and explores how individuals and
societies can gain the information they need to make
appropriate economic decisions.
Students will learn about the principles of
microeconomics and macroeconomics, apply economic
models and concepts to interpret economic information,
assess the validity of statistics, and investigate
marketplace dynamics.
Students will use economic inquiry and communication
skills to analyse current economic issues, make informed
judgments, and present their findings.
Topics
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Economic Decision Making
Economic Stakeholders
Self-Interest and Interdependence
Economic Institutions
Methods of Economic Inquiry &Communication
CLU4U
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This course examines elements of Canadian and
international law in social, political , and global
contexts .
Students will study the historical and
philosophical sources of law and the principles
and practices of international law and will learn
to relate them to issues in Canadian society and
the wider world .
Students will use critical-thinking and
communication skills to analyze legal issues ,
conduct independent research , and present the
results of their inquiries in a variety of ways.
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Heritage
Rights & Freedoms
Criminal Law and Procedures
Regulation & Dispute Resolution
Methods of Legal Inquiry and
Communication
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Visit the Toronto University Court House, as
well as the appeals court and divisional court
at old city hall
Sit in on a variety of court cases, including a
few high profile murder cases.
This is always a highlight
CPW4U is an exciting
introduction to the study
of politics.
Students follow
international events, but
now this course will help
you understand the power
structure involved and the
complicated world of
rights and responsibilities.
This course examines Canadian and world politics
from a variety of perspectives. Students will
investigate the ways in which individuals, groups, and
states work to influence domestic and world events,
the role of political ideologies in national and
international politics, and the dynamics of
international cooperation and conflict resolution.
This course and unit begins with the topic, A
Study of Politics, followed by an introduction
to the basic concepts of political science.
Students will spend some time on the concept
of ideology and search out their own political
ideology.
This unit begins with an examination
of the forms of government and
models of political processes.
Students will then have a look at how
roles in the political process function.
Students will be
involved in a mock
election, mock
parliament. You will
learn which
ideology fit with
your global point of
view and examine
your own bias.
•The international system
will be introduced and
examined in depth.
•Students will become
familiar with the United
Nations and the six
international actors.
Students learn best
when they are engaged
in a variety of ways of
learning. Canadian and
world studies courses
lend themselves to a
wide range of
approaches in that they
require students to
research & think
critically.
•Your final grade will be
determined based on your
comprehension of political
terms and concepts.
•You will be required to apply
theory to real political events
of the day and write a major
research essay based on a
political autobiography.

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