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British Columbia: Challenges & Opportunities  Teacher Centre


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Natural Resources Canada: Climate Change  

This is an excellent Web site for students to start their research of climate change issues. Material is easy to access, well organized, and appropriate for students in grades 4, 5, & 6. Colour posters of each of the climate change topics can be ordered for use in the classroom. Younger students will require support from teacher to fully appreciate the ideas and concepts raised at this Web site.

Team Canada: BC Business Overseas  

Canada-and British Columbia's-economic success depends on providing goods and services to customers around the world. Read about some BC companies who joined with the federal government's Team Canada to explore international markets and are now succeeding internationally.

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Answer Key

?_Geography The Future Looks...
 

This assignment is designed to complement and extend the information on page 54 of InfoCanada British Columbia regarding finding new markets and developing new industries. Preface this assignment by ensuring students understand that Team Canada is a federal initiative. If appropriate, have students discover this connection for themselves by clicking the "What is Team Canada?" link in the left-hand menu. If desired, check student worksheets to evaluate their note-taking skills. Extracting meaning from the testimonials may be difficult for younger students. If appropriate, have students focus on one testimonial and work in pairs to extract meaning and complete the worksheets.

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