- Canada For Kids -

Learning More About Our Neighbor to the North

Canada is the second (2nd) largest country in the world
  with a population of 34.4 million people
Canada has ten provinces and three territories.
 



Check out the pages below for more information:

Alberta - British Columbia - Manitoba - New BrunswickNewfoundland and Labrador - Northwest Territories -
Nova Scotia - Nunavut - Ontario - Prince Edward Island - Quebec - Saskatchewan - Yukon -
Photo Tour

Canada For Kids:

Confederation for Kids - http://www.collectionscanada.ca/confederation/kids/index-e.html

Canadian Museum of Civilization - http://www.civilization.ca/splash.html

About Canada - http://www.canada.gc.ca/aboutcanada-ausujetcanada/menu-eng.html

Canada - A Land of Adventure - http://www.ulyssesguides.com/loa/

Canada Atlas - http://atlas.gc.ca/site/english/index.html

Canada Facts - http://www.canadafacts.org/
                         
 http://www.thecanadapage.org/Canadian_Facts.htm
                     
   
Canada Facts and Trivia - http://www.vec.ca/English/2/canada-facts.cfm

Canada's Treasure Trek - Learn About Canada with this interactive game
   http://www.tvokids.com/framesets/play.html?game=9&

Canadian Geographic - http://www.canadiangeographic.ca

CIA World Fact Book -
  
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ca.html

Cities of Canada game - http://www.kathimitchell.com/Canada/cities.htm

Facts about Canada http://atlas.gc.ca/site/english/learningresources/facts/index.html

Fifth Grade Canada pages - http://www2.lhric.org/pocantico/canada/canada.htm

Flags from Canada http://www.canflag.com/

Interactive Map of Canada shows provinces and bodies of water
   Easy http://www.yourchildlearns.com/canada_map.htm

   Harder http://canada.worldweb.com/Maps/CountryMaps-Flash/CanadaMap.html

Links for Studying About Canada -
   http://schools.cbe.ab.ca/curriculum/library/highschool/reference_canada.htm

Online Photo Tour of Canada - http://www.kathimitchell.com/canada/canada2.htm

OWL - The Discovery Magazine for Kids
    http://www.owlkids.com/owl/

Passageways - Tales of Adventure for Young Explorers
  
http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/206/301/lac-bac/explorers-kids/www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/explorers/kids/index-e.html

Photo Tour of Canada - visit all the provinces and territories online
   http://www.travel-images.com/canada.html
   http://www.canada-photos.com/

Physical Regions of Canada -
    http://atlas.nrcan.gc.ca/site/english/maps/environment
    http://members.shaw.ca/kcic1/geographic.html
    http://hrsbstaff.ednet.ns.ca/phillie/InternationalExchange/Canada/Physical%20Regions/Physical_Regions/index.htm
    http://www.canadiangeographic.ca/cgkidsatlas/flash/mapIt.html
    http://www.yourcanada.ca/geography/regional/
    http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1ARTA0009095


Provincial and Territorial Trivia questions
   http://www.canadaproject.ecsd.net/provincial_and_territorial_trivi.htm
   Off the Map http://www.canadiangeographic.ca/mapping/offthemap.asp

Quizzes about Canada and Provincial Capitals
 
 http://www.lizardpoint.com/fun/geoquiz/cancapquiz.html
  http://www.ilike2learn.com/ilike2learn/Canada/Canada%20Capitals.html
  http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/Canadian_Geography.htm

A Tribute to Canada - http://www.craigmarlatt.com/canada/

Tour Canada from Space - http://www.ccrs.nrcan.gc.ca/index_e.php

World Atlas - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/namerica/ca.htm

Blank maps of Canada - http://geography.about.com/library/blank/blxcanada.htm?once=true&
     http://www.eduplace.com/ss/maps/pdf/canada_nl.pdf
   http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/mapping/outline-map/?map=Canada
   
 
    
http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/namerica/caoutl.htm

    
http://www.freeusandworldmaps.com/html/USAandCanada/CanadaPrintable.html   
 
  http://www.abcteach.com/Canada/canadamap.htm

Canada For Teachers:

Curriculum Guide http://atlas.nrcan.gc.ca/site/english/learningresources/index.html

About Canada - http://www.canada.gc.ca/aboutcanada-ausujetcanada/menu-eng.html

Canada's geographic Position activities -

   http://atlas.gc.ca/site/english/learningresources/lesson_plans/high_school/qc_hs.html


Culture Canada - http://culturecanada.gc.ca/eng/1266037002102/1265993639778

Learn Alberta Online Guide to Implementation - social studies resources by grade level
   English http://www.learnalberta.ca/Home.aspx
   French http://www.learnalberta.ca/Home.aspx?lang=fr

K-12 Study Canada - http://www.k12studycanada.org/

Canadian Province/Territories Unit Study - 
   http://homeschooling.about.com/cs/unitssubjgeog/a/pusindex.htm

Confederation for Kids - Building A Nation - lesson plan, handouts, assessment, and puzzle
   http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/kids/index-e.html  

National Gallery of Canada-
   http://www.gallery.ca/en/index.php

Canada Project for Kindergarten and Grade One
   http://www.canadaproject.ecsd.net/

Canada Webquests - 
http://education.iupui.edu/webquests/canada/index.htm                    http://www.yesnet.yk.ca/schools/wes/webquests_themes/canada_linda/canada_theme.html 
http://web.jerichoschools.org/seaman/teachers/vgladd/Canada_WebQuest/index.htm                        http://www.schenectady.k12.ny.us/users/title3/future%20grant%20projects/Projects/canada/Meehan%20Final%20Project/canada%20powerpoint_files/frame.htm
http://www.accesswave.ca/~hgunn/Webquests/chdhist.html

Education World Mystery Province activity
    http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson/lesson278c.shtml

Lesson Plans for Teachers -
   http://atlas.gc.ca/site/english/learningresources/lesson_plans/index.html

Lesson Plans from Mr. Donn - http://countries.mrdonn.org/canada.html

Canada Links - http://edtech.kennesaw.edu/web/canada.html

Teaching Canada Resources 
  
http://www.umaine.edu/teachingcanada/

Teach-nology Lesson Plans for Canada - scroll down the page
      http://www.teach-nology.com/teachers/lesson_plans/current_events/canada/

Literature:

        Books about Canada or by Canadians - http://www.dltk-kids.com/canada/books.htm

        Canadian Children's Book Centre Authors and Illustrators
  
       http://www.bookcentre.ca/author_and_illustrator_directory/all/a
           http://www.bookcentre.ca/resources_teachers

                     

        Canadian books/authors - http://www.raebridgman.ca/resources/
            
http://www.mcnallyrobinson.com/kids/browse/category/254/
            
http://kidsspace.torontopubliclibrary.ca/genCategory15785.html
           http://www.myhamilton.ca/guides/kids-books-canadian-authors
           http://www.penguin.ca/static/cs/cn/0/nf_browseawards.html
            

        CanTeach Canada activities for younger children -
        
http://www.canteach.ca/elementary/canada.html

        Zoom School for younger children - http://www.enchantedlearning.com/school/Canada/

        Lyrics to Oh, Canada - French and English
             
http://www.pch.gc.ca/pgm/ceem-cced/symbl/anthem-eng.cfm
             
http://splitter.lbbhost.com/lyricsohcanada.html
              http://www3.sympatico.ca/goweezer/canada/cananthem.htm


             
Other anthems: http://www.answers.com/topic/the-maple-leaf-forever



This page was developed by Kathi Mitchell
and was last updated on October 23, 2012
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Map - http://www.fedpubs.com/maps/satell2.htm
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