Why should students invest their time and effort into learning Social Studies? In ancient Aegean culture to think was to learn. No distinction was made between science and philosophy as man began to seek an understanding of the basic truths of life - himself, the world around him, and how to interact with it. Their foundational approaches to rational thinking cared about truth and falsehood, justice, freedom, fairness, and equality. Such schools of thought were fostered and continue to be so today.
Modern government in Canada is founded on the 4 Principles of Democracy and the 3 Pillars of Democracy first established in Ancient Greece. In this course, students will explore the birthplace of democracy - its city-states, culture, lifestyles, and social structure.
Humans migrated to North America via the Bering Land Bridge, or so many generations of students were taught. However, there are current archaeological discoveries calling into question the land bridge theory. What are the alternative theories being presented by scientists today?