Geography at Norwell
The geography department at Norwell offers a selection of courses at the academic, applied and essential levels that will help students broaden their knowledge base of world affairs and current events, while effectively promoting research and communication skills.
All students take the Geography of Canada course in grade 9. This introductory course to high school geography provides a comprehensive look at both physical and human aspects of Canada. Students will be introduced to various geotechnologies throughout the course and have the opportunity to participate in field trip activities.
At the senior level, Norwell currently offers 4 distinct courses which may appeal to students with a wide variety of interests and future goals. Optional courses include Natural Disasters (Physical Geography) and Travel and Tourism in grade 11, and World Issues and Environmental Geography in grade 12.
Many Norwell graduates have recently pursued post-secondary education in the areas of geography and the environment and our geography teachers take great pride in providing dynamic lessons and enjoyable courses.