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Nova Scotia: Geography  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 Create a Bar Graph

 

 

Web Links

Sable Island

Through photographs and brief explanatory text, students can explore Sable Island and learn about its history, animals and plants, and efforts to preserve the island's fragile ecosystem. This site can help you teach about how humans can harm, and try to save, an ecosystem.

Environment Canada: The Climate of Nova Scotia

This page provides students with additional information about Nova Scotia's climate, and the role the province's geography plays in producing different kinds of weather. The student activity allows students to identify and gather relevant information, and to use bar graphs to represent information.

 

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Answer Key

?_Geography Create a Bar Graph

You may wish to use or adapt the following criteria to evaluate students' graphs:

  • The student uses an appropriate format for the graph and correctly labels

           the axes.

  • The student includes appropriate units of measurement.
  • The bars on the graph correctly represent the information.
  • The overall presentation is clear and effective.
 

Click here to download the answers for the worksheet students used to Create a Bar Graph .

Click here to view the student activity.

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