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Treasure of the Tar

Students, 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.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 days
Instructional Strategies
Project-Based Learning
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