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Yukon: Challenges & Opportunities  Teacher Centre

Web Links

These Web Sites will provide you with background information.

 

Answer Key

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?_Geography  Role Play

 

 

 

Web Links

Government of Yukon: Energy, Mines and Resources  

This government Web site has a brief overview of industries in Yukon and the difficulties facing each sector. Students can research individual industries by selecting topics from the left side menu. This Web site is suitable for students in grades 4, 5, and 6.

Yukon Economic Development

What advantages does Yukon have that can attract investment to the territory? This government Web site tells you all about what makes Yukon a great place to do business.

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Answer Key

?_Geography Role Play
 
  • Discuss with students the idea that what is an advantage to one person, is not necessarily an advantage to another.
  • As students conduct their role plays, listen for evidence that they understand the advantages of investing in Yukon that are presented on the Web site.
  • Encourage thoughtful responses on the part of the "investor" as to whether or not he or she will choose to invest; ask them to give reasons for their decision.

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