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CGG3O Travel And Tourism: A Geographic Perspective – Grade 11 (Open)

Course Details

  • 3. Grade 11

PREREQUISITE: Issues in Canadian Geography, Grade 9, Academic or Applied

GRADE: 11 (Open)

AVAILABILITY: Full-time – All Campuses, Private – All campuses, Blyth Academy Online

THE ONTARIO CURRICULUMCanadian and World Studies


Course Overview

CGG3O online focuses on issues related to travel and tourism within and between various regions of the world. Students will investigate unique environmental, sociocultural, economic, and political characteristics of selected world regions. They will explore travel patterns and trends as well as tensions related to tourism and will predict future tourism destinations. In CGG3O online, students will apply the concepts of geographic thinking and the geographic inquiry process, including spatial technologies, to investigate the impact of the travel industry on natural environments and human communities.

UNIT ONE
The Dynamics of Travel

Essential Question: What are the travel trends, factors, and considerations related to the travel industry?

In this unit, students will explore the most popular tourist destinations. They will look at different methods of travel and accommodation as well as tourism trends and the different types of tourism.

UNIT TWO
Caribbean (Climate Travel)

Essential Question: What are the motivators, de-motivators, and travel implications for the Caribbean region?

In this unit, students will take a look at the Caribbean. They will learn about the role of climate in travel by examining the region’s unique climate patterns. Students will also study the physical landforms of the Caribbean, as well as its varied culture, and key travel destinations throughout the region.

UNIT THREE
Central and South America (Eco-Tourism)

Essential Question: What are the motivators, de-motivators, and travel implications for the Central and South American regions?

In this unit, students will discover Central and South America. Students will explore the unique and varied travel experiences and identify the varying climate zones. Students will discover a variety of landscapes and unique ecosystems and examine the impact of eco-tourism. They will also explore some of the cultural expressions of the region.

UNIT FOUR
Europe (Cultural Destinations)

Essential Question: What are the motivators, de-motivators, and travel implications for the European region?

In this unit, students will experience a European adventure. Students will discover a variety of travel experiences, the distinct climate zones and regional characteristics. They will also examine a variety of cultural experiences and various methods of European travel and accommodations.

UNIT FIVE
Africa (Wildlife Tourism)

Essential Question: What are the motivators, de-motivators, and travel implications for the African region?

In this unit, students will learn about African travels, they will examine influential climate patterns and how climate impacts vegetation zones. Students will also look at how climate and vegetation create unique wildlife habitat as well as the distinct physical landforms and the implications of Wildlife tourism.

UNIT SIX
Asia

Essential Question: What are the motivators, de-motivators, and travel implications for the Asian region?

In this unit, students will discover Asia, they will explore ancient civilization and cultural remnants. Students will look at the 4 distinct regions of Asia, regional tourism opportunities and a variety of physical landscapes.

UNIT SEVEN
Australia & New Zealand

Essential Question: What are the motivators, de-motivators, and travel implications for the Australian region?

In this unit, students will explore Australia and New Zealand. They will examine very distinct climate and vegetation zones. Students will look at various cultural cities of entertainment and snorkelling at the Great Barrier Reef. Students will also look at the relationships between Native populations, tourism, and government.

Please consult our Frequently Asked Questions Page or the Exam section within your course for more details on final exams and the exam fee. More information can also be found in our Student Handbook.

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