Video: World Geography: Canada The Atlantic Provinces What 2 Watch 4 1. What are the four relatively small Atlantic Provinces of Canada? 2. What are the Atlantic Provinces also called? 3. What word refers to navigation or commerce on the sea? 4. What are the major industries in Canada’s (3:02) Atlantic provinces? 5. What percentage of the fish caught in Canada are from the Atlantic Provinces? 6. Who were the people from Scandinavia that landed on what is now Newfoundland around the year 1000 AD? 7. What were the French mainly interested in from Canada? Video: World Geography: Canada Quebec’s French Culture What 2 Watch 4 1. How large is Quebec compared to the rest of Canada’s provinces? 2. What kind of culture is in Quebec? 3. What was the region that is now Quebec once called by Jacque Cartier? 4. What was the name of the war that Great Britain (3:58) defeated France in 1763 for control of what is now called Quebec? 5. What is Canada’s only province that is dominated by French language and custom rather than English? 6. What is Quebec’s capital city? 7. Many people whose first language is French believe that Quebec must do what if their heritage is to survive? Video: World Geography: Canada Toronto What 2 Watch 4 1. What is the 5th largest city in North America? 2. What is the capital of Ontario? 3. What is Canada’s second largest province? 4. What is Canada’s capital city and what province is it located within? (3:37) 5. What is a series of locks and canals that creates a shipping lane between the Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean? 6. What is Canada’s largest city? 7. According to this video, what is the world’s tallest free standing structure on land? 8. What is the Canadian side of Niagara Falls called? Video: World Geography: Canada’s Breadbasket What 2 Watch 4 1. What are Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta called together? 2. What are the largest cities in Alberta and Manitoba? 3. What percent of the wheat grown in Canada is from the Prairie Provinces? (4:31) 4. What fraction of Canada’s wheat comes from Saskatchewan alone? Video: World Geography: Canada’s Gateway to the Pacific What 2 Watch 4 1. Most of Canada’s trade with Asia and the Pacific Rim goes through which city’s port? 2. Where does most of British Columbia’s coal go? 3. What fraction of British Columbia is covered by forests? (3:48) 4. What are some of British Columbia’s leading exports? 5. What creates a relatively mild climate in Vancouver? 6. Why can ships dock in Vancouver all year long, but they can’t in other parts of Canada? 7. What fraction of the total population of British Columbia lives in Vancouver? Video: World Geography: Canada The Northern Territories What 2 Watch 4 1. What percentage of Canada’s people live in Nunavut, (4:07) the Northwest Territories and Yukon Territory? 2. What is a treeless plain in an arctic region where little vegetation grows and is covered by snow most of the year? 3. Where do cars drive during the winter in Canada’s Territories? 4. What is the average summer temperature in Yellowknife? 5. Why were settlers first attracted to the city of Yellowknife in the early 1900s? 6. What is the Aurora Borealis also known as? 7. What territory was created by Canada’s government out of the eastern side of the Northwest Territories in 1999?
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