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Northwest Territories:  Student Centre

Web Links

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

Web Activities

Here are some activities to help you gather information from the Web sites:

?_Geography Create a Bar Graph



Web Links

INAC Kids Stop
There are very few roads in the NWT-so how do people get around? Find out the answer at this government Web site designed especially for kids!

Statistics Canada
Statistics Canada provides numerical information about all of the communities in Canada. Learn how to use Statistics Canada's Community Profiles program and you'll be able to answer population questions for anywhere in Canada!



Web Activity

?_Geography Create a Bar Graph
  1. Click here to visit the Statistics Canada Web site.

2. Click on "Community Profiles" link on the bar at the top of the page.

3. Key in the name of a city or town in the Northwest Territories that you

    want to research.

4. Select "Northwest Territories" and then click the "Search" button.

5. The next screen may give you several choices. In the "Found In" column,

    choose the "Town" or "City" option.

6. Record the following information. Click here to download a worksheet on

    which to record your answers.

a) The community I am investigating is called: _____________
b) 2001 Population: _____________
c) 1996 Population: _____________
d) 1996 to 2001 population change (%): ___________

7. Choose another town or city in the Northwest Territories. Record the

    same information.

8. Create a bar graph to display the information you found. Which location

    had the greatest population change from 1996 to 2001?