sites will provide you with background information.
Click on the link below for an
answer key to the activity in the Student Centre:
Industry and Resources
What are Saskatchewan's key industries?
How many people work in each sector? This Government of Saskatchewan Web site includes facts and information on mining, forestry, agriculture,
advanced technology, manufacturing, oil and gas.
Natural Resources Canada collects,
compiles, and disseminates statistics describing Canadian natural resources
in collaboration with its partners, Statistics Canada, and the provincial
and territorial governments.
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||Mapping Saskatchewan's Potash Mines
Students will be conducting
an advanced search at this Web site. Step-by-step instructions are
given, and students familiar with the use of computers will not
require assistance; however, students who do not have frequent access
to the Internet may need some guidance. Note that students will
need access to a Canadian atlas or a road map of Saskatchewan in
order to map the locations of several of the mines in the activity.
If desired, extend this activity by having students repeat the step-by-step
search using uranium , and include those locations on their
map, as well, along with a separate symbol for uranium mines.
to download a completed worksheet.
You may wish to use or adapt
the following criteria to evaluate student maps:
- Map plots place names accurately
- Simple, clear symbols indicated natural resource sites on the
- Legend is accurate
- Layout of map is clear
- Labels are used effectively
to view the student activity.
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