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Yukon: Tourism & Recreation  Teacher Centre

Web Links

These Web Sites will provide you with background information.

 

Answer Key

Click on the link below for an answer key to the activity in the Student Centre.


?_Geography  Yukon Itinerary Map

 

 

 

Web Links

 

Northern Lights Centre

An opportunity to view the Northern Lights is one of the reasons tourists come to Yukon. What causes the Northern Lights? Where is the best place to see this amazing display? When is the best time to see the lights?   Find out answers at the Northern Lights Centre in Watson Lake.

Tour Yukon

This is an excellent one-stop Web site for tourist information. Encourage students to explore adventure travel, cultural travel, and road travel sections of the Web site. Reading level is appropriate for grades 4, 5, and 6 students.

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Answer Key

?_Geography  Yukon Itinerary Map
 

This activity is great for developing computer navigation skills. To extend the activity, you could ask students to prepare a poster on one of their tourism choices, or to prepare a complete tourist brochure.

Teachers may wish to use or adapt the following criteria for student maps:

  • The map included a title and a legend.
  • The information indicated on the map was correct.
  • Labels were correct and complete.
 

Click here to view the student activity.

 

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