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Newfoundland and Labrador:  Student Centre


Web Links

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

Web Activity

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

?_Geography Take a Quiz, Create a Quiz




Web Links

Bell Island Mine Museum

Mining began on Bell Island in 1895 and continued to 1966. Learn more about the mining industry by visiting the Web site for the Bell Island Mine Museum. Be sure to check out the links for "Mining History" and "Photo Album".

Forestry in Newfoundland and Labrador

Learn more about forestry in Newfoundland and Labrador by taking the forestry "treevia" (trivia) quiz. When you click on the correct answer in this multiple-choice quiz, you'll see a brief paragraph explaining the answer.

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Web Activity

?_Geography Take a Quiz, Create a Quiz

1. Go to the Forestry in Newfoundland and Labrador Web site.


2. Read the first question and choose an answer. If you choose an incorrect

    answer, a window pops up asking you to try again. If you choose the

    correct answer, you're taken to a page that gives you more information. At

    the bottom of the page is the next question in the quiz.

    As you work through the quiz, keep a list of any unfamiliar words you find.

3. Continue through the quiz until you've completed all 15 questions.

4. Use a dictionary or other resources to find the meaning of the unfamiliar

    words you recorded. Create a glossary using these words.

5. Create a quiz similar to the one you have just taken. Use the Internet and

    other resources to research another industry in Newfoundland. Write 5

    multiple-choice questions about interesting information you found. Create

    an answer page for your quiz. You can provide additional details with the

    answer, just like on the on-line quiz. Challenge a classmate to take your