Here are some Web sites to help you with your research.
Here is an activity to help you gather information from one of the Web sites:
What is there to see and do in Alberta? This Web site is a travel and tourism guide for the province. It features accommodations, maps, events, shopping, tours, attractions and more to help you plan an enjoyable visit to the province of Alberta.
Alberta is home to five national parks including Banff, Jasper, Waterton Lakes, Wood Buffalo and Elk Island National Parks. The Parks Canada Web site provides information about all of the national parks, national historic sites and national marine conservation areas in Canada.
In this activity you will create a travel brochure for one of the national parks in Alberta.
1. Click here to visit the Parks Canada Web site.
2. Click on "National Parks of Canada" and then select "Alberta".
3. Choose one of Alberta's national parks to research: Banff, Jasper, Waterton
Lakes or Elk Island. (Wood Buffalo National Park extends into the Northwest
Territories and can be found in that section of this Web site.)
4. Read all about your chosen park by clicking on the list of topics on the left-hand
side of the page.
5. Use the information you read to create a travel brochure about one of Alberta's
national parks. Answer these questions:
Include any other information you think would be interesting to possible visitors
to your park. Click here to download a worksheet on which to record your
information. Be sure to use pictures and captions as well as text in your
6. When your brochure is finished, work together with others to develop a chart of
similarities and differences among the national parks found in Alberta.