Major Cities of Canada Teacher Resources
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Canada, Our Neighbor to the North
Here is an outstanding series of lessons on Canada - it's geography and its history. In it, third graders locate Canada's regions, provinces, major cities, and prominent landforms. They work together in groups to gather information about Canada, and create a travel brochure about a certain area of Canada.
3rd English Language Arts
Canada Now and in the Future
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.
11th Social Studies & History
Inuits and Native Americans: Constructing Comparisons
Learners investigate the culture of the Inuit indians and make comparisons to the native tribes of America. They conduct research in small groups and concentrate on the geographical location of the tribe in order to speculate about the effect of topographical features upon lifestyle for the indians.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
Canada Eh? Pre/Post Tests on Canada Using GPS
Students participate in a GPS activity and answer questions about Canada. In this Canada lesson, students identify location by using a GPS Unit and latitude and longitude. Students find an Inuksuk (station) and a complete worksheet.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
As Simple as Beans: Canada's Population
Students gather facts about Canada from various maps. In this Canada lesson, students use beans to relate the populations of the U.S. and Canada. Students create population distribution maps based on the placement of the beans.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
What is the Best Way To Connect Canada?
Young scholars predict whether road, rail, waterway, air, or telecommunications is best way to connect Canada, and justify their choices taking into consideration environmental and economic concerns. Students then compare mass of materials being moved by different modes and examine how technology has reduced time needed to move letter across country.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History
Where Do Canadians Live?
Students investigate Canadian people by researching the geography of the country. In this world geography lesson, students identify locations within Canada with large populations based on their access to waterways. Students view and create their own maps of Canada after several days of activities.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts
Three Canadian Cities
Students, after brainstorming all the words they can associate with the word Canada, investigate and study about three Canadian cities and then write about a city in their country. They complete a worksheet on unfamiliar vocabulary words as well.
5th - 9th Social Studies & History