January 19, 2012
WARM UPS DUE TOMORROW
Today students began their environmental issues of Canada poster assignment which they will have an opportunity to work on, finish, and turn in at the end of class tomorrow. Today students worked on their rough draft and fact-gathering for the 4 environmental issues that affect Canada: Acid rain, pollution of the Great Lakes, extraction of minerals from the Canadian Shield, and De-forestation.
Our Curriculum(GPS) focus this week: SS6G6: The student will explain the impact of location, climate, distribution of natural resources, and population distribution in Canada.
DESCRIBE how Canada's location, climate, and natural resources have affected where people live.
DESCRIBE how Canada's location, climate, and natural resources impact trade.
SS6G7: The student will discuss environmental issues in Canada.
EXPLAIN the major environmental concerns of Canada regarding acid rain and pollution of the Great Lakes, the extraction and use of natural resources on the Canadian Shield, and timber resources.
Today's Warm Up: