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Young scholars investigate various economic activities generated from natural resources in Canada. They conduct research on the 'Atlas of Canada' website, identify communities that grew as a result from selected economic activities, and take an online quiz.
Eleventh graders research information about Canada in The Canadian Atlas, examine human impact upon landscape of Canada, and discuss ways Canadians can preserve their land and standard of living by using country's natural resources more efficiently.
Students use an online atlas to identify the presence of Acadian culture in the Maritime provinces of Canada and explore the deportation.
Young scholars locate the communities of Nanavut on a territorial map and identify community characteristics. They research the online Atlas of Canada
Students explore where the natural disasters, avalanche and landslides, are most frequent in Canada and investigate their associated causes and effects. They navigate the Atlas of Canada Web site for natural hazards.
Junior High students examine the concept of sustainability and how it relates to Canada's National Park system. They conduct research on the 'Atlas of Canada' website, participate in a simulated online exercise to determine the best site for a new national park.
Students research and describe Canadian demographics focusing on population density in various cities. They access current information using the Internet, take a quiz, complete worksheets and gain practice using an Atlas.
Middle schoolers, in groups, explore major thematic sections of the Atlas of Canada. They use their findings to produce a wall display, consider and incorporate the issue of sustainability into their material and deliver a presentation to the class.
Students use the Canadian Atlas online to gather information on the early explorers and settlers of Canada. Individually, they complete a WebQuest to extract information from maps to make generalizations about early settlement patterns. They also describe how the physical geography of Canada influenced where populations settled.
Students use the Canadian atlas online to research early explorers and settlers in Canada. They also complete a Web Quest to gather information from maps. They make generalizations about the early settlement patterns as well.
Students are introduced to the online Atlas of Canada and they identify the lakes and major rivers of Alberta.
Young scholars use a atlas to identify and describe Canada's Landform region. Using the information they collect, they create a thematic map of the region and describe all of the physiographic regions and the processes that formed them. They share the information they collected with the class.
Tenth graders match the climate data to a Canadian city. They justify their choice, referring to factors that affect climate. They use the Atlas of Canada's Advanced Search to locate specific communities.
Ninth graders research Canada's international connections using the online Atlas of Canada. They locate Canada's global position and its connections to other regions of the world by completing worksheets.
Learners use the online Atlas as a research tool to find information on national parks and world heritage sites.
Students use the online Atlas of Canada to gather information about places in Canada.
Students utilize Canadian Atlas, identify air masses that affect Canada, distinguish between cold and warm fronts, research and examine causes of weather extremes in Canada, and identify dangers associated with weather extremes.
Sixth graders navigate an online atlas of Canada and compare the land area of of historical Aboriginal peoples in Manitoba to present-day figures.
Learners use the Atlas of Canada to find basic geographical information about the Northwest Territories.
Young scholars, using an atlas, locate the region known as the "Tar Sands" in the Central Plains of Canada. They hypothesize about the future economic potential of this natural resource. They create a poster about the Tar Sands industry in Alberta.