Canada is a vast country stretching far to the north and across great distances East and West.
From the Columbia Mountains on the west coast to the prairies in the middle; the Canadian
shield and the many lakes of Ontario and Quebec to the St. Lawrence valley and the Atlantic
Maritime regions and the Atlantic Ocean.
Lesson #1 : Physical Regions of Canada
Instructions: Grand Erie activities
Step #1: Go the second choice and click on: Grade 9 Applied Geography (CGC 1P)
Step #2: Now select : LESSON 2- LANDFORMS, Climate, vegetation regions
Step #3: Now select : CANADA’S LANDFORM REGIONS
Step #4: Do #'s 1 to 5 on this page
Step #5: Get 2 handouts from teacher
** You need ear buds
I WILL HAVE PRINTED ANY WORKSHEETS YOU NEED
SO DO NOT PRINT ANYTHING!!!
Lesson #2. Landforms regions of Canada
Part A: Open and watch "Canada's Landform Regions Presentation
Notes will be provided for you
Part B: Canadian Landform Regions Map
Step 1: Go here to see how to colour your map
Lesson 3: The Canadian Shield: Where we live
1. Go to the site below and click on the blue area on the map that represents the Canadian shield.
Once here, click on the different regions from the numbered list to see examples of what the Canadian
shield looks like.
Read Chapter 12 in text.
Page 125 to 133.
Video Clips: take notes on worksheets provided
You will watch the following video clips in order and answer
the questions found on the worksheets.
**You can borrow ear buds if you need them
#1- For video clips 1-11
***If you cannot view these clips on your computer, download a program called
"VLC Media Player". It will play almost any file.
1. Canada as Country
2. Canada's Landscape
3. 7 Landform Regions
4. Western Cordillera
5. Arctic Highlands
6. The Interior plains
8. Canadian Shield
9. Hudson Bay Lowlands
10. St. Lawrence Lowlands
11. Appalachian Highlands
PART C: Glaciation
1. Go here and read and look at the pictures.
This should give you a good understanding of how powerful ice can be in
shaping the land.