Underground Sleuths Discover Riches Beneath the Plains
Students will use the Canadian Atlas to discover two Central Plains natural resources.
Treasure of the Tar
Students will use the Canadian Atlas to discover a vital Central Plains natural resource. They will use a variety of sources to communicate key facts about the resource in a poster format.
Canada...a visual journey
Students will work in groups to learn about Canada’s six natural regions (ecozones). They will create a visual representation of each region on a large wall map of Canada and present the information gathered to classmates.
Canada’s Natural Regions and Their Varied Characteristics
Students will study Canada’s six natural regions, with all their underlying human and economic activities. They will discover the economic and human riches of the natural regions and, by so doing, discover those of Canada as a whole. A quiz could be given as an extension to the lesson or as an evaluation tool.
Regions of Canada
Canada has six main natural regions that can be identified by their landforms, climate, vegetation, animal life and industry.
Origin of Canada’s Physiographic Regions
This lesson examines the nature of Canada’s physiographic regions and their geological origin. This is an introductory lesson that could be further developed into a more in-depth understanding of rock structures and mineral resources or link to a closer understanding of Canada’s early settlement pattern.
The Natural Regions of Quebec:
From North to South...Quebec’s Forest Regions
Using an atlas, students will explore the various forest regions of Quebec and identify the types of vegetation in each of Quebec’s ecozones.