PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY 

ASSIGNMENTS

Canada covers 9,984,670 kmĀ² and a panoply of various geoclimatic regions. Canada also encompasses vast maritime terrain, with the world's longest coastline of 202,080 kilometers.  As a result of its size, the physical geography of Canada is widely varied. Boreal forests prevail throughout the country, ice is prominent in northerly Arctic regions and through the Rocky Mountains, and the relatively flat Canadian Prairies in the southwest facilitate productive agriculture. The Great Lakes feed the St. Lawrence River (in the southeast) where lowlands host much of Canada's population.

The focus of the unit is on the Ecozones of Canada; the content covers the physical, climate, Vegetation and soil regions of Canada. 

LINKS 

Everything you Need to Know About Planet Earth (video)
Planet Earth is this solid thing you are standing on right now. In your everyday life you don't really waste a thought about how amazing this is. A giant, ancient, hot rock. How did it come into existence and how big is it really? You will be surprised. The ground you are standing on is just a very, very small part of the big picture. 

Plate Tectonics Explained (video)

Plate Tectonics (video)

Earth's Rotation & Revolution (video)

Seasons & The Sun (video)

A Change of Scenery (video)

Landforms, Hey! (video)

How do glaciers shape the landscape? (video)

All About Glaciers (video)



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