Canada, Geography, and You
Part 1: Canada’s Geographic Character
Canada’s Landscapes and How They Formed
- Geology: Plate Tectonics
Page 14: Plate Tectonics
Use animation to discover the history and mechanics of plate tectonics.
Part 2: Everything Is Connected
Nature Affects People
- National Resources Canada
Page 24: National Topographic System
Learn how to read and use a topographic map.
Page 24: Forbidden Plateau, British Columbia
Use a search engine such as Google to learn more about places, events, and people across the country.
People Affect the Natural Environment
- Canadian Geographic Watershed Maps
Page 29: Interactive Watershed Maps
Follow this link to find your local watershed or to explore interactive watershed maps for anywhere in Canada.
Part 3: Geography Can Make Your Life Better
The Roadmap to Geographic Inquiry
Page 39: DigitalGlobe and Space Imaging
Discover how satellites are created, how they work, and what they are used for.