Canada: Geographic Passport


World Cultures North America Canada: Geographic Passport
Students are introduced to the physical geography of Canada. They create a geographic passport of the country. Then they identify and compare features of Canada with the United States by creating a map. Finally, students consider how global warming in the Arctic affects the rest of the world.

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Overview
In this experience, students are introduced to the physical geography of Canada. They create a geographic passport of the country. Then they identify and compare features of Canada with the United States by creating a map. Finally, students consider how global warming in the Arctic affects the rest of the world.
 
In scene 3, students will work in small groups. You will assign one of two tasks to each group.
 
Objectives:
  • Identify Canada’s location and describe its major physical features.
  • Compare and contrast geographic elements of Canada and the United States.
  • Examine environmental issues that affect Canada.


Often considered only in terms of its neighbor to the south, Canada is a rich and vibrant country in its own right.
 
In this lesson, you will learn more about the geography of Canada.
 
Objectives:
  • Identify Canada’s location and describe its major physical features.
  • Compare and contrast geographic elements of Canada and the United States.
  • Examine environmental issues that affect Canada.




What comes to mind when you think about the country of Canada? In a short phrase, share an idea with your classmates.

Post your answer

Take some time to discuss what students already know about Canada. 


List one question you have about the geography of Canada. During this experience, see if you can find the answer to that question.

Post your answer

You may want to make a list of all the questions and check them off as the class finds answers throughout this experience. Then encourage students to do additional research to find the answer to any unanswered questions.


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