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Students examine the symbolism of flags and coats of arms. For this community lesson, students discuss the meaning behind the Nunavut flag and coat of arms. Students then design flags and coats of arms that represent their communities.
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.
Students examine a map of Canada, differentiating among the provinces and territories. They explore the new Nunavut territory and its leader by reading and discussing "In New Land of Eskimos, a New Chief Offers Hope."
Young scholars locate the communities of Nanavut on a territorial map and identify community characteristics. They research the online Atlas of Canada
Fifth graders research territories of Canada. In this territories lesson, 5th graders explore maps, handouts, and websites to gather information on the Yukon, Northwest, and Nunavut territories. Students write a report detailing all the facts they have learned.
In this word search worksheet, students study the Nunavut terms and locate the words within the word search puzzle. Students find 11 words within the puzzle.
In this geography activity, students explore the Inuit and where they live. Students complete ten multiple choice questions about Nunavut and the Inuits.
In this Nunavut instructional activity, learners complete a crossword, using clues and a word box at the bottom of the page. A reference web site is given for additional activities.
Students identify a challenging issue in the formation of Nanavut. They write a position paper to share their view on the issue.
In this online interactive geography quiz instructional activity, students examine the map that includes 13 Canadian provinces. Students identify the names of the provinces in 3 minutes.
In this reading comprehension Canadian history worksheet, students read a multi paragraph passage about the holiday in Canada. Students answer 12 questions.
Students explore Inuit language. In this Inuktitut lesson, students listen to a lecture about the history and phonology of the Inuit language. Students create Inuktitut-English dictionaries with illustrations for younger student use.
Students 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.
Students compare the obeservations of traditional people with the oberservations of Western science. They validate Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit (IQ) through comparison and the identification of agreement with Western science.
Students acquire knowledge about hydropower, diesel power, wind power, and how they are currently used in the north. They share what they have learned through a jigsaw activity.
Students identify different geographical locations in Canada by using an Atlas. In this geography of Canada lesson plan, students locate features such as rivers, lakes, cities, provinces, and more.
Young scholars explore Inuit culture. For this cultural diversity lesson, students collaborate to learn Inuit games and teach them to their classmates.
Students examine the various sub-regions of the Arctic and Taiga zones in Canada. Using the online Canadian Atlas, they locate and describe the characteristics of each zone. They organize their information into a chart and share it with the class.
Students read books by Michael Arvaaluck Kusugak to explore life in the Artic Circle. After reading the books, students compare and contrast life in the Artic Circle to life in the United States. They write and illustrate a story about an Inuit child.
Students share their prior climate change knowledge and work in groups to extract and present key information from large colorful climate change posters. They understand the science of climate change, appreciate its impacts in their region and consider possible solutions.