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World Geography Chapter 3 Lesson 1 and 2

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Bryan Poepperling

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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
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

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*
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

-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?
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