Did you know that more Canadian children
over the age of 25 are staying home with their parents? Just
how many islands does Canada have? Where are the fastest
growing metropolitan areas?
All of these questions and more are easily
answered at the fabulous resource,
Atlas of Canada. I found this resource recently and have
spent time exploring its many easy-to-use features.
The atlas is very user friendly and
provides maps of all kinds, including PDF versions for
teachers and students who wish to print a more detailed map
on paper. Easily projected maps are available for the
country and for each province.
What's more, on many maps you can access
three important buttons: Get Statistics; Read Map
Description; Zoom in or out. The statistics are provided by
Statistics Canada and if you have trouble understanding
them, go to Read Map Description for information on what the
Some of the other features I explored (and
Generate instant, time-limited quizzes online OR download
the questions and answers from various categories for
further study. A great teacher resource.
Includes curriculum guides for Grades 7 through 12,
printer-friendly maps for classroom exercises, and an
interactive online glossary of terms.
Frequently Asked Questions about Canadian
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