Name:    Try It Out -- Chapter 5, Lesson 4

Matching

Complete each statement using centimetres, metres, or kilometres.
 a. centimetres b. metres c. kilometres

1.

The St. Lawrence River is about 1000 _____ long.

2.

Beluga whales live in the St. Lawrence River.  These white whales can grow to about 5 ____ long.

3.

Samuel de Champlain explored the St. Lawrence River in 1603. He was about 1½ _____ tall.

4.

There are many creatures in the St. Lawrence River. Waterspiders race on top of the river. Waterspiders are about 3 ____ long.

5.

Snow geese live on the banks of the St. Lawrence River. Snow geese can grow up to 98 ____ long.

6.

The St. Lawrence River has many shipwrecks. Old wooden paddlewheelers were about 55 ____ in length.

7.

Some shipwrecks are at a depth of 25 ____  in the St. Lawrence River.

8.

The source of the St. Lawrence River is the Great Lakes. Lake Ontario is one of the Great Lakes. It is about 311 ____ long.

9.

Lighthouses guide ships out of dangers way on the St. Lawrence River. Lighthouses are about 16 ____ high.

10.

Starfish live at the bottom of  the St. Lawrence River. Starfish are about 13 ____ long.