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Canada

Page history last edited by Susan Jazwiec 4 years, 10 months ago
 
 

Flag of Canada

 

 

National Geographic

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/Places/Find/Canada?source=pincl

 

Wikipedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canada

 

Facts

http://library.educationworld.net/canadafacts/index.html 

 

Fact Monster

http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0107386.html

 

National Geographic

http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/places/countries/country_canada.html

 

Games/puzzles

1. http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/Canada-georegion-click.html

 

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3. http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/Canada-rivers-click.html

 

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6. http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/Canada-lakes-click.html

 

7. http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/canada_GL_Click.html

 

8. http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/canada_G0_Click.html

 

9. http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/canada_G1_drag_drop.html

 

10. http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/canada_G3_Click.html

 

11. http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/canada_G3_Click.html

 

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17. http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/canada_caps_1_Click.html

 

18. http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/canada_caps_2.html

 

19. http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/canada_caps_3_name.html

 

 

Canadian provinces from west to east:

Canadian territories from west to east:

 

Canadian Facts

 

Our Background and Political System:

  • Canada was born when it became The Dominion of Canada on July 1st, 1867.
  • Canada is a constitutional monarchy and a federal state with a democratic parliament. 
  • Canada's democratic Parliament is located in Ottawa, Ontario.
  • The Parliament is made up of the House of Commons (Lower House) and the Senate (The Upper House - whose members are appointed)
  • Members of Parliament are elected approximately every 4 years.
  • Elections may be called early or terms can be as long as 5 years.
  • An election can be forced when the government loses a vote of non-confidence when 50% of the House of Commons does not support a government action.
  • Senators are appointed by the Prime Minister and hold their positions until they are 75.
  • The major political parties in Canada are: Liberals, Progressive Conservative, the New Democratic Party and the Bloc Quebecois.  
  • Canada currently sits on the United Nations Security Council as a non-permanent representative.  
  • Canada is a member of many international organizations including NATO, OSCE, OAS and APEC.

 

 

CIA Factbook

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ca.html

 

Discover Canada

http://atlas.nrcan.gc.ca/site/english/learningresources/facts/index.html

 

Canada Facts

Canada is a country in the Northern half of the North American continent, generally above the 48th parallel of latitude. It is made up of 10 provinces and three territories. Below is a listing of Canadian provincial and territorial facts that may be useful for research and class discussions. They are provided from sources in the public domain and as such we do not guarantee their accuracy.

Canadian provinces from west to east:

British Columbia
Joined Confederation: 20 July 1871
Alberta
Joined Confederation: 1 September 1905
Saskatchewan
Joined Confederation: 4 September 1905
Manitoba
Joined Confederation: 15 July 1870
Ontario
Joined Confederation: 1 July 1867
Québec
Joined Confederation: 1 July 1867
New Brunswick
Joined Confederation: 1 July 1867
Prince Edward Island
Joined Confederation: 1 July 1873
Nova Scotia
Joined Confederation: 1 July 1867
Newfoundland and Labrador
Joined Confederation: 31 March 1949

Canadian territories from west to east:

Yukon
Joined Confederation: 13 June 1898
Northwest Territories
Joined Confederation: 15 July 1870
Nunavut
Joined Confederation: 1 April 1999

http://www.ecokids.ca/pub/eco_info/topics/canadas_north/index.cfm

Read

Then go to:

Nature

Climate

People

 

http://www.ecokids.ca/pub/eco_info/topics/canadas_north/seasons/index.cfm

read…take the tour

look at all the tabs

 

http://www.ecokids.ca/pub/eco_info/topics/canadas_north/quiz/quiz_people.cfm

 

 

Canada’s North People Quiz

 

http://www.ecokids.ca/pub/eco_info/topics/canadas_north/quiz/quiz_climate.cfm

Artic Climate Quiz

 

http://www.ecokids.ca/pub/eco_info/topics/canadas_north/quiz/quiz_enviro.cfm

 

 

Canada’s North Environmental Quiz

 

http://www.ecokids.ca/pub/eco_info/topics/climate/adaptation_quiz/index.cfm

Artic Animals Quiz

 

http://www.ecokids.ca/pub/eco_info/topics/climate/animal_antics/factsheet_caribou.cfm

read about Caribous

 

http://www.ecokids.ca/pub/eco_info/topics/climate/animal_antics/index.cfm

Write story

 

http://www.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/exhibits/timemach/main.htm

British Columbia History

 

http://proudcanadiankids.ca/how_to_tell_you.htm

How to tell you’re in Canada

 

http://gsc.nrcan.gc.ca/landscapes/provinces_e.php

Search for pictures

 

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/Animals/CreatureFeature

click Video and Sound

find an animal or two or three that would live in Canada

 

 

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