Polar Day: Living in the Canadian North
In this lesson students will discover the link between the physical characteristics of a region and the lifestyle of people living in that region. Through research, map making and creative projects students will present their new found knowledge of this majestic region. To determine how the environment impacts the choices Canadians make in their lifestyle.
Time Required: Two classes
Learning Outcomes: By the end of the lesson, students will be able to:
• Understand that the environment plays a role in determining where and how people in Canada live.
• Understand that Canadians adapt to natural settings that affect their lifestyle.
• Identify the distinctive characteristics of a physical region.
• Give examples of how Canadians adapt to their environment.
• Understand the relationship between natural resources and occupation.
• Understand how physical features of a region affect natural resources, occupations and population distribution.
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Link to the Canadian Atlas Online (CAOL) www.canadiangeographic.ca/atlas Additional Resources, Materials, and Equipment Required: Atlas, printed maps, overhead projectors, library, access to the internet
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