Saskatchewan is the
world's largest producer of potash. Here is an activity to help
you gather information to put on a map about the potash industry
1. Visit the Natural
Resources Canada Web site.
2. Begin by clicking on
"Subject Listing" on the menu bar at the top
When the page opens, scroll down to find the "Mining"
then click on "Mining in Canada."
3. Go to "Mines
in Canada," and then click on "Advanced Search."
4. Conduct a search in
"Non-Metals". Select "Potash" under
menu and "All Types" under the 'Type
of Mine' menu. Choose Saskatchewan
5. List the name of the company
that operates the mine, and the name of the
in Saskatchewan where it is located. Click here
to download an
on which to collect your information.
6. Once you have a complete list,
to download a map of
Using InfoCanada Saskatchewan and an atlas, find the
for the mines you listed in step 5. Label them on your map.
a legend using a pictorial symbol to represent "potash mine" on