Lesson 4: What does our Country look like?

Learning Goals

  1. Student is able to identify Human Geography vs. Physical Geography features as well as ‘what is where, why there and why care” re: videos on Canadian Landscape
  2. Student is able to identify the Types of maps that exist and what they show
  3. Student is able to identify the layers of the Earth, their compositions and physical properties
  4. Student is able to identify the functions of plate tectonics and its impact on shaping the physical landscape especially in Canada (Canadian Rockies for example)

AgendaImage result for canadian landscape

  • Wrap up on Maps and Mapping
    • What is a map (video 1)
    • Types of Maps (Handout)
  • Recap Human vs. Physical Geography with examples
  • Recap ‘what is where, why there and why care’ concept
  • Mapping Assignment 
    • Copy of Assignment:  lesson-3-mapping-evalution        
      • View videos on Canadian landscape with T-chart activity
        • Using the graphic organizer, complete the following sections and headings
        • View Videos below using this graphic organizer: landform-regions-of-canada-word
        • Discuss the process of Glaciation (note) and how it shaped Canada
  • Introduction to the Earth and it’s Layers (diagram and labeling)

Video 1: What is a map?

Use the video to notate: What is a map, elements of a map and types of maps.

Video 2: What does our country look like?

Video 3:

Video 4:

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