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361 resources with the keyterm canada

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Geography of Canada

For Teachers K - 5th
All about Canada! Learners explore the geography and providences of Canada by watching videos, studying maps and conducting internet research. By the end of this lesson, your class should be able to locate major areas and compare and...
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The Canadian Ribbon of Steel

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Learners research the building of the Canadian Railroad and discuss the impact it has on Canada today.
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Geography A to Z: The Letter S

For Students 6th - 8th
The letter S is the clue learners need to answer each of the seven geography questions on the worksheet. They answer questions about African, Canadian, Middle Eastern, and US geography using locations that begin with the letter S.
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The Geography of Canada's National Parks

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars are introduced to the national parks of Canada. In groups, they use the internet to identify the factors that determine the level of tourism. They create a tourist pamphlet and present the material to the class to end the...
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The Great Depression And the Development of Social Programs By the Government of Mackenzie King

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students study the social programs that arose in response to the Great Depression of the 1930's in Canada. They examine how these programs began during the government of Mackenzie King.
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America and Canada: The Post Cold War Era

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars discuss the provoking question, "What does the term social change mean?" They discuss the social changes taking place during and following the Cold War. Students participate in a short discussion, they are presented with...
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Tourism in Newfoundland and Labrador

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine some of the factors involved in tourist destination areas in Canada. Using the data, they determine the best location for a new Bed and Breakfast in Newfoundland.
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Settlement in Canada

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the early settlement patterns of Canada. They manipulate various map tools using MapView software to describe, analyze, and interpret relationships between population location, railroad lines, and elevation.
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Prorogue in Canada

For Students 9th - 12th
Canada's financial woes and a controversially suspended Parliament create fodder for political cartoons in this critical analysis handout. Background information clarifies the context, allowing scholars access to the cartoons, which poke...
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Globalization 101

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students explore the challenges created by cultural globalization.  In this history lesson, students read several hand-outs centered on the topic, then participate in a class discussion and fill in a worksheet.
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Water -- Here, There and Everywhere

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students compare quantities of water. In this water instructional activity students examine the hydrologic cycle looking for the amount of fresh water that is available. Students use information from charts and diagrams.
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Distribution of children living at home

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students use E-STAT to examine demographics. In this social demographics lesson plan, students use statistical data to determine if a particular family is in need of assistance. Students will discuss social and educational policies and...
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A Living Archives Lesson Plan

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore everyday life in Canada at the turn of the twentieth century. In this instructional activity from the past, 7th graders view the picture "Three Children" and discuss what is occurring. Students use A Living...
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Understanding Canadian Weather Extremes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine dynamic interaction between North American air masses and often spectacular and extreme weather patterns that result, explore nature and origin of five major air masses that affect Canada's weather, and investigate...
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Canada Now and in the Future

For Teachers 11th
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...
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Born to be Wild

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners watch an episode depicting the human vs. polar bear conflict in Churchill, Canada. They conduct online research and analyze the information. They interpret the facts and use storytelling techniques and role playing to convey...
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Canada Now and in the Future

For Teachers 11th
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...
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Population Density

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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.
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Campaign! The Election Simulation Game

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students simulate the election process with one group acting as politicians and others acting as the constituency with concerns specific to their assigned area of the country. They give speeches, take polls, and elect a leader based on...
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Legal Rights, the Charter, and Canada's Constitution

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore the issue of human rights in Canada and compare and contrast the Bill of Rights and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. They debate whether Canadians are giving up certain democratic rights in exchange for the greater good.
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Symbols of Canada

For Teachers 6th
Here is a series of five lessons that invite learners to explore the many symbols of Canada. Young artists, write a character sketch, write a journal entry, create a landscape drawing, create and share stories, create a mural, and...
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Aboriginal History: Creating Tribes and Artifacts

For Teachers 7th
A list of aboriginal tribes and customs is discused and the importance of sharing and respecting each others' ideas is reinforced, Your class will create their own tribal names and artifacts, and present their tribes to classmates in...
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An Introduction to the Online Atlas of Canada

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the online 'Atlas of Canada' website. They explore the website, locate various geographic places and physical features in Canada, compare/contrast the online atlas with a book atlas, and complete a worksheet.
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Avalanche And Landslide Hazards in Canada

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers 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.