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Manitoba: Industries  Student Centre

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Web Activity

Here is an activity to help you gather information from one of the Web sites:

?_Geography Agricultural Bar Graph




Web Links

Manitoba Mineral Resources Division

What minerals are mined in Manitoba? How important is the mining industry to Manitoba? When's Provincial Mining Week? Where can you pan for gold? Explore this Web site to find answers to these questions, and many more.

Manitoba Agriculture Statistics

Manitoba's agriculture and food sector is important to its economy. Its farmers produce high quality safe foods that are available to Manitobans and consumers in other parts of the world. This Web site provides information about all sectors of the food and agriculture industry, including statistics and information about the foods grown and produced in Manitoba.

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Web Activity

?_Geography Agricultural Bar Graph

1. Visit the Manitoba Agriculture Statistics Web site.

2. When the page opens, click on "Factsheet".

3. Hold your mouse over each part of the map to see how much of each type

    of farming is done in each region of Manitoba.

4. Create a bar graph showing how much of one type of farming is done in

    each of the five regions on the map. You may choose which type of

    farming you would like to graph. Click here to download a worksheet on

    which to collect the information you need to create your bar graph.