Why People Visit
These Web sites will provide
you with background information.
Beautiful British Columbia Activity
The Parks Canada Web site provides links to all
of Canada's national parks, by province and territory. In Yukon, students
can find out more about Kluane National Park. They can also look for other
national parks in the Cordillera through the British Columbia link. The
site also provides a Teacher Guide section with ongoing activities, programs,
This on-line travel guide is an excellent source
of information about the many and varied tourist activities in British
Columbia, from action/adventure tourism to nature trips to luxury cruises.
Students can click on a region on the home page map to find links to activities.
There are also recreational guides to a variety of tourism adventures.
This Web site provides comprehensive information
for travel to Yukon. It includes a Just for Kids link where students can
view photographs and a video about the interesting and exciting travel
opportunities in this part of the Cordillera.
Web site provides detailed information on accommodations and tourist attractions
in British Columbia. Students will likely need time to explore this site
and to choose a region, accommodation, and attractions. In designing their
contest brochure, students can use a single-page format or create a tri-fold
pamphlet. The variations on regions, accommodations, and attractions are
brochures should be neatly and attractively prepared and should include
descriptions, photographs, a map, and a title. You should review assessment
criteria with students using the Poster Rubric (AT 3) on page 93 of the
Geographical Regions Teacher's Guide before
beginning this activity.
students have completed the activity, review their responses to the Web
site evaluation and discuss the reasons for their answers.
to view the student activity.
BACK TO TOP OF PAGE