The 6 Regions of Canada

Canada is broken down into 6 regions:

  1. Arctic Region
  2. Cordillera Region
  3. Interior Plains Region
  4. Canadian Shield Region
  5. Great Lakes- St. Lawrence Lowlands Region
  6. Atlantic Region (Appalachian Region

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You will be finding information related to all of Canada's 6 regions. The information you will be collecting includes:

  • population size
  • land size
  • important physical features (mountains, rivers, etc)
  • languages spoken

By the end of this web quest lesson, you will be able to:

  • identify the 6 different Regions of Canada
  • identify the important physical features of each
  • identify the regions with the highest and lowest population

Welcome to the web quest!

 

First, you will find and record the following for ALL regions of Canada:

  • population size
  • land size
  • important physical features (mountains, rivers, etc)
  • languages spoken

You can use the following websites and videos, or any others they you find.

https://sites.google.com/a/langleychristian.com/elementary/grade5/theme/canadian-regions

http://web2.uwindsor.ca/edfac/student/griff-3.htm

https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/physiographic-regions

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aoVN9vKSDPs 

 

Second, you will create a way to express this information visually.

 
Third, you will answer the following questions:

 

  1. Which region has the highest population? Why do you think it is the highest?
  2. What region has the most land?
  3. What region (or regions) is Ontario located in?

By completing the web quest, you have become more familiar with Canadian regions. As well, you will have a general understanding of what we will learn about in Grade 5 Social Studies.