Location Matters Inquiry

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Learning Outcomes

By the end of this activity, learners will:
  • Develop an understanding as to why location matters when deciding where to live based on various factors
  • Calculate and compare the differences in monthly costs between different locations in the GTA
  • Use what they learned to decide where they think a 25 year old self would choose to live
  • Go beyond the report and discuss other factors that should be considered when deciding where to live

Grade Level

Grades 7 to12

Length of Activity

60 - 90 minutes

Materials List

  • Internet-enabled device
  • RBC & Pembina Institute Location Matters Report
  • Calculator
  • Map of the GTA

Online Lesson Format