We Live in a World of Systems
Part 1: An Introduction to Systems
A Journey Into the World of Systems
- State of the Canadian Cryosphere
Page 52: Canadian Cryosphere Information Network
Learn about the state of the Canadian cryosphere.
The Geography of Life: Natural Systems
- Earth Guide Animated Water Cycle
Page 56: The Water Cycle
Click on the link to see an animated diagram of the water cycle.
Natural and Human Systems Interact
- Global Warming: Early Warning Signs
Page 65: Climate Change
Use this interactive link to investigate how global warming affects Canada and other parts of the world.
- David Suzuki Foundation: Oceans and Fishing
Page 74: Disappearing Salmon
What can be done to save the salmon and create a sustainable fishing industry?
Part 2: Canada’s Natural Systems
Canada’s Climate Systems
- Canadian Weather at a Glance
Page 82: Jet Stream and Weather Conditions
This Environment Canada link uses jet streams to make weather predictions in the “Canadian Weather at a Glance” feature.
- Weather Conditions and Forecasts
Page 89: Locate Climate Data
Use this link to find current conditions, historical patterns, and to prepare for the weather to come.