Grade 7 Geography Natural Resources Around the World Use and Sustainability

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Grade 7 Geography Strand B Ontario Curriculum: Teachers are provided with 16 in-depth lessons to help their students explore and understand natural resources around the world use and sustainability. Natural resource topics covered: types, issues, extraction methods, perspectives on use, the impact of use, environmental concerns, and energy types.

  • This resource contains individual PDFs of student pages to assist with online learning e.g., Google Classroom.

Curriculum Alignment: Ontario Social Studies Curriculum 2018 Grade 7 Strand B.

Included Lessons:

  1. Introduction - Canada: A Land of Natural Resources (As/Of Learning)
  2. What is a Natural Resource? (As/For Learning)
  3. Where are Natural Resources Located in Canada? (For/As Learning)
  4. Where are Natural Resources Located in the World? (As Learning)
  5. What Makes Natural Resources Valuable? (As Learning)
  6. How Do Humans Meet Their Needs and Wants (As Learning)
  7. Natural Resources Quiz (Of Learning)
  8. Perspectives On Natural Resource Use (As Learning)
  9. Current Events Assignment (As/Of Learning)
  10. Natural Resources Extraction Methods (As Learning)
  11. Effects of Natural Resource Extraction (As Learning)
  12. Environmental Responses to Resource Extraction (For/As/Of Learning)
  13. Taking Action: Organizations That Care (As/Of Learning)
  14. National Resources Inquiry Assignment (As/Of Learning)
  15. Personal Plan of Action (Of Learning)
  16. Unit Test (Of Learning)

Resource Includes:

  • 16 Engaging Lessons
  • MP3 Audio Files of Student Readings
  • Google Slides of Student Pages
  • Daily Lesson Plans
  • Student Choice
  • Differentiated Tasks
  • Inquiry Learning
  • Graphic Organizers
  • Summative Assessment
  • Assessment Rubrics
  • Unit Test
  • Answer Keys
  • Individual PDFs of student pages to post to Google Classroom™
  • Case Study on Canadian Diamonds vs. Conflict Diamonds

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  3. "As I am teaching rotary Geography, it is important for me to have fun lessons that I look forward to teaching four times in a row on the same day! This unit provides me with just that! So far the students have loved the unit and I cannot wait to continue it until the end. Thank you!"
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  • Regular and reliable internet is required for this unit.
  • Research is not included for inquiry stations. Students must gather the research themselves from a textbook, non-fiction books, or online sources.
  • This resource is not editable.

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