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Newfoundland and Labrador:  Student Centre
Challenges & Opportunities

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Web Activity

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

?_Geography Read, Learn, and Summarize



Web Links

Securing our Future Together

Visit this Web page to read about some of the opportunities that the government of Newfoundland and Labrador is taking advantage of to build a bright future for the province.

Oil and Gas  

Oil and gas are two natural resources that Newfoundland and Labrador can make use of to strengthen its economy. On this Web page, you can learn more about present and future oil and gas projects in the province.





Web Activity

?_Geography Read, Learn, and Summarize

1. Go to Securing Our Future Together.  

2. Read the information in the first section of the page, under the heading "Our


3. Create a summary of the most important information in this section. Start by

    recording, in point form and using your own words, seven to ten important


4. Group these points into three or four main categories.

5. Write one or two sentences about each category to create your summary.

6. Choose a partner and read each other's summary. Talk about any

    differences in the information you each decided to include. If you can think

    of any ways your partner's summary could be improved, make notes and

    give them to your partner. Use ideas from your discussion and your

    partner's notes to revise your summary.