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The Appalachian Highland: Natural Resources Teacher Centre

Web Links

These Web sites will provide you with background information.



Web Links

The Coal Industry

Historically, coal has been an important industry in the Appalachian region. This student-friendly site from Natural Resources Canada provides information about this industry. For games, puzzles, posters, and activities, click on the NRCan Sites link and then on the NRCat Kids' link.

The Atlantic Forestry Centre

This site takes students to the Atlantic Forestry Centre in the Department of Natural Resources. It provides up-to-date information on topics such as old growth forests. There are also links where students can find information for their research projects. You can access the main Forestry link of the Department of Natural Resources for further information about forestry, too.