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Directions: Open – or return to – www-dev.umaine.edu/canam/LrnProv/prov.htm.   Begin with the province of British Columbia and continue learning about all of the provinces and territories in order from West to East. Write your answers to the following questions in the space provided.

British Columbia

Which city is the capital?__________________________________________________________________________

What do people like to do in Northern British Columbia? (Use your judgment)______________________________

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How are you going to remember

a) the shape of British Columbia?__________________________________________________________________

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b) what the flag looks like?________________________________________________________________________

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Alberta

What parks are there?____________________________________________________________________________

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For what is the Badlands well known?_______________________________________________________________

How are you going to remember

a) the shape of Alberta?__________________________________________________________________________

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b) what the flag looks like?________________________________________________________________________

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Saskatchewan

How many eco-regions are there?__________________________________________________________________

Briefly describe one article about Saskatchewan______________________________________________________

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How are you going to remember

a) the shape of Saskatchewan?____________________________________________________________________

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b) what the flag looks like?_______________________________________________________________________

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Manitoba

What is the name of the largest lake?_______________________________________________________________

What are Manitoba’s major industries and resources?___________________________________________________

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How are you going to remember

a) the shape of Manitoba?_________________________________________________________________________

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b) what the flag looks like?________________________________________________________________________

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Ontario

Write down an interesting fact you found among the maps of Ontario_____________________________________

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How are you going to remember

a) the shape of Ontario?____________________________________________________________________________

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b) what the flag looks like?_________________________________________________________________________

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Quebec

Which city is the capital?___________________________________________________________________________

What is something that interests you about living in Quebec?_____________________________________________

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How are you going to remember

a) the shape of Quebec?_____________________________________________________________________________

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b) what the flag looks like?__________________________________________________________________________

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New Brunswick

What is the capital of the province?____________________ ______________________________________________

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How many kinds of whales can be found near New Brunswick?____________________________________________

How are you going to remember

a) the shape of New Brunswick?______________________________________________________________________

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b) what the flag looks like?_________________________________________________________________________

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Nova Scotia

Describe an interesting fact you found on a Nova Scotia web site__________________________________________

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How many people live in Nova Scotia?________________________________________________________________

How are you going to remember

a) the shape of Nova Scotia?_______________________________________________________________________

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b) what the flag looks like?________________________________________________________________________

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Newfoundland and Labrador

Pick two cities and write down how far apart they are____________________________________________________

Describe a tradition or legend which interests you ______________________________________________________

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What interesting fact did you find about the Labrador Straights?___________________________________________

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How are you going to remember

a) the shape of Newfoundland and Labrador?__________________________________________________________

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b) what the flag looks like?_________________________________________________________________________

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Prince Edward Island

In what town is Confederation Bridge?_______________________________________________________________

P.E.I.author Lucy Maud Montgomery wrote…_________________________________________________________

How are you going to remember

a) the shape of Prince Edward Island?_______________________________________________________________

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b) what the flag looks like?________________________________________________________________________

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Yukon

Which city is the capital?_________________________________________________________________________

How many towns are in the Klondike region?_________________________________________________________

How are you going to remember

a) the shape of Yukon?___________________________________________________________________________

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b) what the flag looks like?_______________________________________________________________________

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Northwest Territories

Does Northwest Territories include islands?__________________________________________________________

How many official languages are spoken there?________________________________________________________

How are you going to remember

a) the shape of Northwest Territories?_______________________________________________________________

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b) what the flag looks like?________________________________________________________________________

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Nunavut

Which city is the capital?__________________________________________________________________________

What does the name ‘Inuit’ mean?___________________________________________________________________

How are you going to remember

a) the shape of Nunavut?_________________________________________________________________________

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b) what the flag looks like?_______________________________________________________________________

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