Manitoba Curriculum Objectives
1 Social Studies
Senior 2 Geographic Issues
Canada Today - Canadian Studies
This site will
help students reach the following understandings as part of the Senior 1 curriculum:
Geographic Issues in the 21st Century - Natural Resources
Describe sustainability issues related
to natural resource extraction and consumption.
perspectives and rights regarding natural resources and their use.
land claims, fishing and hunting rights, mineral rights...
major natural resources on a map of the world, a map of North America, and a map
Include: water, forestry, fossil fuels, metallic and non-metallic
Identify factors that influence the changing use
of natural resources over time.
Examples: technology, culture...
implications of more-developed countries extracting resources from less-developed
Examples: social, political, economic...
ways in which competing interests and needs influence control and use of the land
and natural resources in Canada.
Examples: mining, forestry, water...
Be willing to consider diverse views
regarding the use of natural resources.
Be willing to consider
the implications of personal choices regarding natural resources.