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World Geography Chapter 3 Lesson 1 and 2

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Transcript of World Geography Chapter 3 Lesson 1 and 2

Welcome to Canada!
World Geography
Chapter 3 Canada

Mr. Poepperling
Lesson 1 and 2: Regions, Settlement, Language,
and Traditions

Founding Peoples
Settlement Patterns
Languages
Climate and
Having Fun in the Cold
Traditions and
Making a Living
Canada's Five Geographic Regions
1. Atlantic Region

- Where is it?
- What landforms are in it?
- What provinces are found in it?


2. Core Region
- Where is it?
- What economic activities
are found in it?
- What provinces are found in it?


3. Prairie Region
- Where is it?
- What landforms are in it?
- What provinces are found in it?



4. Pacific Region
- Where is it?
- What landforms are in it?
- What provinces are found in it?







5. Northern Region
- Where is it?
- What landforms are in it?
- What provinces are found in it?

Standards and Objectives
Academic Standards
- SS.912 G1.1, SS.912 G1.2, SS.912 G2.4, and SS.912 G2.3

Objectives:
1. Describe five regions of Canada
2. Explain where most Canadians live
3. Analyze each region based on language,
traditions, and economic activity
Ticket out of the Door
Ch. 3 Lesson 2

1. What are the five regions in Canada?

2. Where do most Canadians live, and why?

3. Explain each region based on its language, traditions, and economic activity
*Canada day, eh?*

1st group of founders:
Where did they come from?

- 2nd group of founders:
Who were they?
- established Quebec in 1600

- 3rd group of founders:
Who were they?
- came over in the 1800s

**All of these groups helped shaped Canada's plural society**

*Check out a Canadian Virtual Field Trip*
http://www.google.com/maps/about/behind-the-scenes/streetview/treks/canadian-arctic/
http://www.slideshare.net/MrPartridge/canada-virtual-field-trip
Canada is a large area but small in population
- Most people live in Canada's
ecumene (define in notes)
- Outside of large cities, only about two people live every square mile apart throughout Canada
The Atlantic Region
- Who came here for fishing?
- Many have recently moved
because the area is over-fished
The Core Region
-Who lives here today?
- Toronto, Montreal, and Ottawa, the capital
The Prairie Region
- Home to how many Canadians?
-Farming, oil, and natural gas businesses
- Alberta, Edmonton and Calgary
The Pacific Region
-
How many Canadians live here
?

- Big cities: Vancouver and Victoria
- Many moved here from Asia
The Northern Region
- How many people live here?
- Far away from other
regions

-Goods have to be flown in by plane
- Two national languages: English and French
Atlantic Region
- English speakers
- Ancestors come from Great Britain

Core Region
- In Ontario, most speak English
- In Quebec, most speak French
- Many arguments about a national language
- Other languages include Chineses,
Portuguese, and Italian

Prairie Region
- English, French, German, and Ukrainian speakers- all attracted to the farms and oil business
Pacific Region
- English, Asian,
and Chinese speakers, because
of the proximity to Asia

Northern Region
- English speakers who work for the government
- Inuit culture is strong here
Atlantic Region
- Humid Continental climate
Nova Scotia is said to be
the birthplace of hockey

Core Region
- Humid Continental climate
- Ottawa: Winterlude celebration
- Ice skating, ice carving, sleigh rides
Prairie Region
- Semiarid climate in the south
- Subarctic climate in the north
"Polar Bear Capital of the World"

Pacific Region

- Marine west coast climate
- Winter surfing is very popular
- Best ski resorts in the Rocky Mountains
Northern Region
- Treeless tundra
- Dog sledding is extremely popular
Atlantic Region

- Lighthouses dot the coast, and have helped sailors for years to determine their position in the ocean
- Fishing is on the decline, but Forestry is on the rise
Core Region

- Buildings have French and British influences, like Parliament (government building in Ottawa
- Factory and farming center is here
- Hydroelectric power is generated here on rivers
Prairie Region
Farming rules the area; hundreds of acres of land
- Mining is important here: many oil reserves
Pacific Region

- Strong British influence
- Forestry, fishing, mining, and shipping are important
Northern Region
-Inuit natives live here
- Nomadic hunting and gathering
Ticket out of the Door
Ch. 3 Lesson 1
1. What European group of people founded Canada and make up a majority of Canada's population today? (they founded Quebec)

2. Name all 5 of Canada's regions and name a province in each one.

3. In what part of the country do a majority of Canadians live and work today? What is Canada's capital city?
http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/exploreorg/inuit-wisdom-eorg
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