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The Interior Plains: Looking Ahead Teacher Centre


Web Links

These Web sites will provide you with background information.


Web Links

Dr. E's Energy Lab

This student-friendly Web site from the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Network is an excellent source for classroom use. Links connect students to different energy topics, including solar energy, geothermal energy, and alternative energy fuels. Students are encouraged to learn more about energy efficiency and renewable energy sources by completing activities in Dr. E's Energy Lab.


Human Activities in the Interior Plains

Taiga Plains Ecozone
Boreal Plains Ecozone
Prairie Ecozone  

These Web sites provide basic information and illustrations to teach students about the challenges created by human activities in each of the three ecozones that make up the Interior Plains. The sites examine the ability of these ecozones to support different types of development while sustaining their natural environments.