Learn About World Cultures in Your Kitchen
We live in a world that is full of so many different cultures, and chances are you’ve probably sampled quite a bit of meals from different cultures right at your kitchen table. This is a great teaching opportunity to get your kids involved while learning about where the meals come from.
Discover Yukon – Larger Than Life
The Yukon is a beautiful territory comprised of mountains and plateaus in northwestern Canada. Still considered a frontier, the Yukon boasts a small population and plenty of untouched wilderness. The majority of the population of Yukon rests in the central plateau surrounded by mountains, providing a spectacular view and some of the highest mountain peaks in North America.
British Columbia: Coastlines, Mountains, and More
Nestled between mountain ranges, the plains, mountains, and ocean make this province a destination of its own. The beauty of the variations in land and view make every part of British Columbia a little different.
The Alberta Story – More Than Oil and Cowboys
Alberta became a province of Canada on September 1, 1905, after a rather quick increase in population through immigration. The land of Alberta is diverse in its qualities and is divided into three natural regions (physiographic regions): Cordillera (Western Mountain Region) is a small section in the southwest of the province, Interior Plains is the majority of the land, and the Canadian Shield takes up a northeastern slice at the border of Saskatchewan. This diversity in the land features, along with it having the largest deposits of oil and natural gas in the country, make it a popular destination for living and visiting for Canadians and international travellers.
Farming in Canada: Online Field Trips and Industry Facts
Agriculture is a tremendous contributor, not only to Canadians, but also to the lives of those around the world. As the 5th largest agricultural exporter in the world, Canadian farmers are supplying the world with everything from maple syrup to oats.
Brumation and Hibernation – Animal’s Way to Survive
Winter brings many changes to the world. When temperatures drop, we tend to make changes that help us adapt to the temperature change. For instance, as humans, we tend to spend more time inside, wear layers of clothing, eat heavier more hearty meals, etc. For many animals, these changes are more drastic. Many animals go into a state of lessened activity, their metabolisms decline, breathing is at a slower rate, and their body temperature drops.
Saskatchewan: The Centre of the Prairies
Landlocked in the middle of Canada, Saskatchewan is bordered by Alberta, Manitoba, Nunavut, and the Northwest Territories. Saskatchewan is the only province without a natural border and has quite a distance to the bodies of water surrounding Canada.
The Centre of Canada: Manitoba
Manitoba, one of the three prairie provinces of Canada, is located in the centre of Canada and boasts of 100,000 lakes and waterways. Home to more than 1.2 million people, Manitoba is an area of open spaces and rolling fields as well as an arctic tundra.