Humans interact with matter everyday through familiar materials.
Matter is useful because of its properties.
Materials can be changed through physical and chemical processes. Local actions have global consequences , and global actions have local consequences.
Strong Communities are the result of being connected to family and communityand working together towards common goals.
The pursuit of valuable natural resources has played a key role in changing the land, people, and communities of Canada.
Natural Resources continue to shape the economy and identity of different regions of Canada.
Economic self-interest can be a aignificant cause of conflict among peoples and government.
Elements consist of one type of atom, and compounds consisit of atoms of different elements chemically combined.
Adapting to economic and labour market changes required flexibility.
The Physical environment influences the nature of political, social, and economic change.
The development of policical institutions is influenced by economic, social, ideological, and geographic factors.
Explorations in Social Studies 11
Physical features and natural resources influence demographic patterns and population distributions. The rapid development and proliferation of communication and transportation technologies in the 20th century led to profound changes in personal and national identities.
Earth Science 11
Earth materials are changed as they cycle through the geosphere and are used as resources, with economic and environmental implications.
Environmental Science 11
Human practices affect the sustainability of ecosystems.
Human Geography 12
A geographic region can encompass a variety of physical features and/or human interactions. Human activities alter landscapes in a variety of ways.
Environmental Science 12
Human actions affect the quality of water and its ability to sustain life.
Minerals, rocks, and earth materials form in response to conditions within and on the Earth’s surface and are the foundation of many resource-based industries. Weathering and erosion processes continually reshape landscapes through the interaction of the geosphere with the hydrosphere and atmosphere.