The St. Lawrence
Lowland: Settlers and Settlement
sites will provide you with background information.
Land Use Patterns
seigneurial system is central to understanding the land use patterns of
New France and the St. Lawrence Lowland region. The Encyclopedia of
Canada provides useful information for all regions in the InfoCanada:
Geographical Regions series. At this Web page, there are links to define
terms for students as well as pictures that can be enlarged to help them
understand key concepts.
Quebec City is one of the most interesting places
in the St. Lawrence Lowland. Encourage students to explore all the interesting
features at this Web site. It includes information on the history and
geography of the city as well as excursions and activities that are available
to visitors. Students can also access some panoramic views of Quebec City
and take a virtual tour. They will quickly understand why Quebec City
is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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