Challenges & Opportunities
Here are some Web
sites to help you with your research.
Here is an activity to help
you gather information from one of the Web sites:
Diamond mining represents a growing opportunity for the Northwest Territories.
Tour Canada's first operating diamond mine-using Satellite imagery! This
Natural Resources Canada Web site shows seven satellite images of the
Ekati Diamond Mine, 300 kilometres northeast of Yellowknife. Check out
the Panda Pit, the main camp and the processing camp, the waste rock storage
area, and even the airstrip.
Species at Risk
One of the NWT's challenges is to protect its natural resources-including
its wildlife. Which mammals, birds, and fish are at risk in the NWT? Check
this Web site to find out.
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||Species at Risk! Oral Report
1. Visit the NWT
Species at Risk Web site.
2. Read about the different mammals, birds, and fish that are at
3. Choose one species
that is either endangered, threatened, or of concern in
Northwest Territories. Click here
to download a worksheet on which
record your information.
4. Make an oral presentation on the species
of your choice based on the
information you gather.