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New Brunswick: Geography  Student Centre

Web Links

Here are some Web sites to help you with your research.

Web Activity

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

?_Geography Read, Learn, Link!





Web Links

What's in a Name? Stories Behind Some New Brunswick Place Names

Have you ever wondered how places get their names? Visit this site to find out the stories behind the names of some of New Brunswick's geographical features and communities.

New Brunswick's Rivers and Waterways

New Brunswick's rivers and waterways are an important geographic feature of the province. Visit this link to learn about the sights, sounds, and historic connections that the rivers and waterways offer. Find out which New Brunswick rivers are part of the Canadian Heritage Rivers system.



Web Activity

?_Geography   Read, Learn, and Link!

1. Read Rivers and Inland Waterways.

2. Learn the answers to these questions. Click here to download a

    worksheet on which to record your answers.

a. What are some of the different ways that people can

    experience the rivers and waterways of New  


b. What part of New Brunswick heritage do the forests

    along the rivers remind visitors of?

c. What is the purpose of the Canadian Heritage Rivers


d. Why was Restigouche important to Aboriginal peoples

    in New Brunswick?

3. Link what you learned at this site to at least three of the topics

    listed in the table of contents of the InfoCanada: New Brunswick

    book. For example:


Topic: Arts and Culture

  Link: Folklore tales were told about the Miramichi

          River. Folklore is part of a province's culture.