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Nunavut: Challenges & Opportunities 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 Species at Risk! Oral Presentation

 

 

Web Links

Government of Nunavut: Premier's Press Releases

In press releases and speeches, Nunavut's premier keeps people posted on the challenges and opportunities the territory faces. Check this Web site to read the latest news and views!

Endangered Arctic Species

Have you ever seen a Tundra Peregrine Falcon? What about a Harlequin Duck, or a Polar Bear? Protecting the environment so that Nunavut's wild life is safe is one of the challenges the territory faces. Visit this site to find out which mammals, birds, and fish of the Arctic are endangered.

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Web Activity

?_Geography Species at Risk! Oral Presentation
 

1. Visit the Endangered Arctic Species Web site.

2. Read the definitions of extinct, endangered, threatened, special

   concern. Then scroll down the page to learn about Nunavut's species at

    risk.

3. Explore the wildlife links that tell you about Nunavut's species at risk. Which

    animals, birds, and fish are in danger? Where are they found? What is their

    status? Make notes on at least two species from each category: mammals,

    birds, fish. Click here to download a worksheet on which you can gather

    information.

 

4. Make an oral presentation on the species of your choice based on the

    information you gathered.

 

 


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