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Newfoundland and Labrador:  Student Centre
Tourism & Recreation

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:


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Web Links

 

Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism

Find out about all there is to see and do in the province by visiting the provincial government's tourism Web site. Use the navigation bar on the left of the page to explore all the options.

Fluvarium

Do you have any idea what a "fluvarium" is? There's only one fluvarium open to the public in North America-and it's in Newfoundland and Labrador. Visit this Web page to find out what "fluvarium" means and what you can see at Newfoundland's Fluvarium.

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Web Activity

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1. Visit the Web page for North America's only fluvarium.

2. Use information from the web page to answer these questions:

a) What does "fluvarium" mean?
b) What is the purpose of the Fluvarium?

c) The stream that flows by the Fluvarium is an

    "open system." What does "open system"

    mean?

3. Create a chart like the following one to organize information about the

    different sections of the fluvarium.

 

What the Water is Like

What You Can See

shallow pool

   

riffle area

   

deep pool

   

Conclusion

4. Use the navigation links at the top of the page to find out more about the

    fluvarium. Write and present to the class a 30-second radio commercial

    that will convince tourists to come and visit the Fluvarium. Start by using an

    outline or web to organize the information you want to include.


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