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The Interior Plains: Natural Resources Teacher Centre

Web Links

These Web links will provide you with background information.


Web Links

Geoscape Calgary

This Geoscape page from the Natural Resources Canada Web site features a close-up look at fossil fuels in Alberta. The page includes diagrams, photographs, and explanations about how fossil fuels were formed in the past and how they are extracted today.

Agriculture, Food, and Rural Development in Alberta

This Web site from Alberta's Department of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Development provides a wealth of information on farming in the region. While the site is designed primarily for those people who work in the agricultural sector, you can click on some of the links to find useful background information.