sites will provide you with background information.
Click on the links below for answer
keys to activities in the Student Centre:
Association of Petroleum Producers
The petroleum industry is key in Alberta. This Web site provides information
on the history of the industry, how oil and natural gas are discovered
and produced, and what economic impact the industry has on people across
Alberta’s forests are one of the province’s main renewable
resources. The Alberta Forest Products Association Web site contains links
to all aspects of the forestry industry. Visitors will find forest industry
facts and links to other forestry groups. Students can even find out how
to plant and care for seedlings in the educational resources section.
The Growing Alberta Web site has links to a multitude of agricultural
producer groups in the province. A little exploration will lead visitors
to some other amazing trivia about Alberta agriculture. For example, did
you know that canola is used as an ingredient in airplane de-icing agents;
that oats are a secret ingredient in many shampoos and skin care products;
or that diabetic test strips contain an enzyme found in horseradish?
Alberta’s natural wonders and rich culture draw tourists from around
the world. People come to explore national and provincial parks, to enjoy
the many festivals held across the province, and even to go shopping in
the world’s largest mall. The Travel Alberta site provides links
to information about all of these features of the province.
Department of Energy
This site has information about oil and natural gas, oil sands, electricity,
coal, and minerals.
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||Oil and Natural Gas Crossword Puzzle
for the answer key.
||Venn Diagram for Agriculture
for the assessement rubric.
to view the student activity.
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