This course offers a multidisciplinary approach to the study of human development throughout the

lifespan. Students will learn about a range of theoretical perspectives on human development. They

will examine threats to healthy development as well as protective factors that promote resilience.

Students will learn about physical, cognitive, and social-emotional development from the prenatal

period through old age and will develop their research and inquiry skills by investigating issues

related to human development. - Ontario Curriculum grade 9-12 Social Sciences and Humanities