Ch 48: Geography of Canada

About This Chapter

Middle school students can learn about the regions, human characteristics and major climates in Canada by watching the fun and engaging video lessons found in this chapter. Lesson quizzes and a chapter exam on the geography of Canada are available to test their comprehension of the materials.

Geography of Canada - Chapter Summary

The fun and simple video lessons found in this chapter can strengthen the knowledge of Canadian geography your middle school students have already gained. In these lessons, students look at maps to identify the major landforms throughout Canada and discover why human features are found in specific regions of the country. You can also use the short video lessons to help your students explore major climates in Canada and analyze how various parts of the country are affected by abnormal and hazardous environmental conditions. Quizzes are available after each lesson and students can take a chapter exam to help their gauge comprehension of the materials. An instructor is also available to answer any questions.

Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
Major Landforms of Regions in Canada Students can learn to identify, describe and map the major landforms of Canada's places and regions.
Evolution of Different Places in Canada Instructors help students compare the historical places and regions in Canada with those of present day as they explore changes in land use, population and political, social and economic characteristics.
Mapping the Physical & Human Characteristics of Canada This lesson can help students use a map of Canada to find the locations of significant physical and human characteristics and explore why human features are found in particular places.
Major Climates in Canada's Different Regions Students analyze the various climates throughout Canada and explore how the environment reacts to abnormal and/or hazardous environmental conditions.
Economic Characteristics of Canada's Different Regions With this lesson, students explore the economic characteristics of Canada's places and regions.
Impact of Resources on the Movement of Products, Capital & People in Canada Students discover how the location and patterns of movement of Canada's products, capital and people are affected by the creation and distribution of resources.
Distribution of Plants & Animals in Canada This lesson helps students explore the distribution of Canada's plants and animals as it relates to climate, vegetation, soil and geology.
Comparing Life in Different Locations in Canada Students compare life in several of Canada's cities and nations and explore the relationships involved in social, political, economic and environmental changes.

8 Lessons in Chapter 48: Geography of Canada
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Major Landforms of Regions in Canada

1. Major Landforms of Regions in Canada

In this lesson, we explore the major landforms that shape the different regions and landscapes of Canada, from the Arctic Archipelago to the banks of the St. Lawrence River.

Evolution of Different Places in Canada

2. Evolution of Different Places in Canada

In this lesson, we explore the evolution of different land uses in Canada and the existence of urban areas, land for farming, and vast expanses of wilderness in the country.

Mapping the Physical & Human Characteristics of Canada

3. Mapping the Physical & Human Characteristics of Canada

In this lesson, we explore just a few of the physical and human characteristics of Canada, from Canada's vibrant French-speaking culture to the oil patch of Alberta. After the video, feel free to test your knowledge of Canada's characteristics with our short quiz.

Major Climates in Canada's Different Regions

4. Major Climates in Canada's Different Regions

In this lesson, we explore the major climatic regions of Canada and the land, oceans and natural weather patterns that shape the average temperatures and precipitation amounts of this diverse landscape.

Economic Characteristics of Canada's Different Regions

5. Economic Characteristics of Canada's Different Regions

In this lesson, we explore the different regions of Canada and the various activities and industries that drive Canada's diverse and multifaceted economy.

Impact of Resources on the Movement of Products, Capital & People in Canada

6. Impact of Resources on the Movement of Products, Capital & People in Canada

In this lesson, we explore the impact of natural resources on the demography, geography, economy, and migration patterns in our neighbor to the north, Canada.

Distribution of Plants & Animals in Canada

7. Distribution of Plants & Animals in Canada

In this lesson, we explore the distribution of plants and animals across various regions of Canada, from the Arctic North and the boreal forests to the populated areas of Southern Ontario.

Comparing Life in Different Locations in Canada

8. Comparing Life in Different Locations in Canada

In this lesson, we fly around Canada, meeting several different Canadians. In the process, we will learn a little bit more about what life in Canada is like in each region. Then, test how well you know life in Canada with a brief quiz.

Chapter Practice Exam
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