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Manitoba: Geography  Teacher Centre


Web Links

These Web Sites will provide you with background information.

 

Answer Key

Click on the link below for an answer key to the activity in the Student Centre.


?_Geography Freshwater Bar Graphs

 

 

 

Web Links

The Red River  

The Red River in Manitoba is well known for its tendency to flood. This site contains general information about the Red River, its flood problems and flood disasters. Images of the river are also included. Students could use this site to research and write a report about this famous Manitoba waterway.

Land and Fresh Water Area  

The chart provided at this Statistics Canada Web site provides data on the land and freshwater areas in Manitoba and the other Canadian provinces and territories. Students can use the chart to make comparisons among the different regions of the country.

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Answer Key

?_Geography Freshwater Bar Graphs
 

 

Use or adapt the following criteria to evaluate student bar graphs:

  • the student correctly uses appropriate labels on the graph
  • the student used a different colour for each province and territory
  • the student created an appropriate legend

           Click here to download a completed worksheet.

           Click here to view the student activity.

           

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