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Grade 7 Geography Strand B – Natural Resources Around the World Use and Sustainability



Total Pages: 270 pages
Answer Key: Included with rubric
Teaching Duration: N/A
File Size: 6 MB
File Type: PDF

Grade 7 Geography Strand B Ontario Curriculum

Grade 7 Geography Strand B unit, 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.


  • Regular and reliable internet is required for this Grade 7 Geography Strand B unit.
  • Research is not included for inquiry stations. Students must gather the research themselves from a textbook, non-fiction books, or online sources.

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Grade 7 Geography 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)

Grade 7 Geography Strand B – Unit Includes:

  • Detailed unit plan
  • Lessons are divided up with title pages for easy access
  • 16 different lessons
  • Lots of variety and student choice on assignments
  • Detailed teacher and student directions
  • Q Chart to help students formulate good questions
  • Inquiry-based learning
  • Inquiry stations research folder cover pages
  • Inquiry station cards with detailed instructions
  • Inquiry station graphic organizers to help students with their research
  • Oral presentation assessment rubric
  • geographic content assessment rubric
  • Writing assessment rubric
  • Variety of assessment formats (inquiry, assignments, quiz, and test)
  • Case Study on Canadian Diamonds vs. Conflict Diamonds

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