Student Centre
Teacher Centre
Parent Centre
Product Information

Elementary Social Studies Home
Nelson Education > School > Elementary Social Studies > InfoCanada > Student Centre > Yukon > Tourism & Recreation

Yukon: Tourism & Recreation  Student Centre

Web Links

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

Web Activity

Here is an activity to help you gather information from one of the Web sites:

?_Geography Yukon Itinerary Map


Web Links

Northern Lights Centre

Some of the best places in the world to see the Northern Lights are in Canada's Arctic. Find out more about this unique northern phenomenon at the Northern Lights Centre in Watson Lake, Yukon.

Tour Yukon

If you are looking for adventure travel or a trip to learn about the cultures of the north, this should be your first stop. The Web site has detailed information about adventure and cultural travel in Yukon.






Web Activity

?_Geography Yukon Itinerary Map

1. You are planning a trip to Yukon. Click here to download an organizer to help

    you with your research.

2. Visit the Tour Yukon Web site, and then click on the "Adventure Travel" link.

    Read through the choices of summer and winter activities, and then choose

    one summer activity, and one winter activity. List them on your organizer and

    describe each activity.

3. Read through the choices of outdoor events. Choose one, and add it to your


4. Then navigate back to the Tour Yukon home page. This time, click on

    "Cultural Travel" . Read through the many choices of activities, and pick two

    that you would like to visit. Then click on the "museum location map" icon on

    the left side of the Cultural Travel page. Investigate what each of the 9

    museum locations offers to visitors. Choose one museum to add to your


5. Finally, return to the Tour Yukon home page, and click on "Road Travel," and

    then "scenic drives." Eight different scenic drives are described. Choose one

    that you would like to take.

6. Click here to download a map of Yukon. On your map, label the places you

    have chosen to travel. You will need five coloured pencils. Use one colour for

    winter events, one colour for summer events, one colour for attractions, and

    one colour for the museum you chose. Then, using a different coloured     

    pencil,sketch in your scenic driving route. Remember to include a legend, and

    to give your map a title.

7. Post your map on a bulletin board.