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In these atlas and map skills worksheets, students use the map of Ohio to answer the questions. Students answer 15 questions about the map.
Students use an atlas online to gather information about the state of Washington. Individually, they practice using the database and researching specific items in the Pacific Northwest. They complete a quiz to end the activity.
In this atlas worksheet, students review a map of Admiral Peary routes to the North Pole. Students respond to 10 short answer questions regarding the map.
In this classifying information and parent communication form learning exercise, students write where they would look to find the information listed. Students options are fiction, encyclopedia, or atlas. Students must also get their parent or guardian to sign the learning exercise.
Learners, in groups, prepare Canadian regional posters for the Ministry of Tourism. They follow instructions to conduct research accessing both online and print resources and then use their findings to design a poster.
Students research current population statistics and demographic trends in Canada. They construct graphic organizers of their research, identify potential issues arising from population trends and suggest ways in which Canada can prepare for these changes.
Students research and identify six cultural areas of Canada's First Peoples, organize geographic information on class chart, and draw conclusions about how regions and cultures within them are linked.
Middle Schoolers explore factors that influence climate. Canada's climate zones are focused on in an interesting science lesson. The plan is incredibly thorough; it has activities, worksheets, rubrics, and assessments all built into it. A fine plan if you're looking to teach your charges about Canada's variety of climates.
Students study physical systems such as polar, rainforest, forests, deserts, and grasslands in Canada. They make a pictorial map and find examples of similar systems in the world.
Students discover settlement patterns within Atlantic Canada by investigating print and online maps. They complete a worksheet before discussing population density in these areas.
Eleventh graders research the current and projected population density in Canada and factor in the amount of habitable land. They focus their research by completing a worksheet and consider how to lessen their own personal impact on the land.
Students investigate, debate, and generate different hypotheses about how North America's First Peoples originally travelled there.
Students examine Canada's six natural regions, with all their underlying human and economic activities, identify specific characteristics of each region, discover economic and human riches of natural regions and, create presentations to share with classmates.
Third graders compare printed and online maps and use proper geographic terminology to answer questions.
Students research the history and aims of sustainable cod fishing in Canada. They read articles, conduct online research, complete worksheets and present their findings to the class. They also complete self and peer evaluations using a rubric.
Ninth graders investigate the characteristics of the geographic position of Quebec and Canada in the World. They study Canada's land and water boundaries, surface area and time zones.
Students investigate how some pollution is produced within the Nunavut territory. They study how most pollutants and contaminants come to Nunavut from other locations using a web based map.
Young scholars work together to analyze the six natural regions of Canada. Using this information, they create a visual representation of each region on a large wall map and present it to the class. They must identify five key points of each region.
Middle and high schoolers are introduced to the aquaculture of British Columbia. As a class, they identify the issue of wild salmon and aquaculture. Using the Internet, they research information on a topic related to aquaculture and evaluate the website's credibility. They decide on a position by considering arguments raised by various perspectives and translate their ideas into a paper.
Students participate in a competition to research the survivability of a location by using online and print resources. They complete a worksheet while working cooperatively on this task.