Nelson
InfoCanada
Student Centre
Teacher Centre
Parent Centre
Product Information



Elementary Social Studies Home
Nelson Education > School > Elementary Social Studies > InfoCanada > Teacher Centre > Manitoba > Tourism & Recreation
 

Manitoba: Tourism & Recreation  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 Postcard

 

 

 

Web Links

Parks Canada

There are 39 national parks and national park reserves in Canada. Each protects an example of Canada's natural beauty an ecological diversity. This Web site allows visitors to explore Canada's national parks either on line or in person. Students can find out all about Manitoba's national parks, Riding Mountain and Wapusk, as well as its National Historic Sites-Lower Fort Garry, Prince of Wales Fort, Riel House, St. Andrew's Rectory, The Forks, and York Factory. This Web site is also available in French.

Travel Manitoba  

The Travel Manitoba Web site has all the most recent information about planning a trip to the "keystone" province. You can order free vacation planning kits, find suitable accommodations, learn about the provincial parks, and even get local maps at this site. The "Student Resource Centre" link includes facts, figures, downloads, and graphics for students learning about Manitoba.

 

BACK TO TOP OF PAGE

 

 

Answer Key

?_Geography Postcard
  Bring to class a number of samples of postcards to share with student. Discuss the purpose of a postcard and common design elements of this form of communication. Evaluate the sample postcards on how well they communicate information about their subject, how effective is the visual, how helpful is the descriptive information, etc. Prior to students creating their postcards, discuss with them various symbols used by Canada and its provinces, e.g., the maple leaf, the beaver, etc. Make a display of the students' completed postcards with accompanying descriptions. Have students evaluate their work according to the criteria you developed when assessing the sample post cards.

BACK TO TOP OF PAGE