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What is climate?
The long term characteristics of weather.
Define a natural resource.
Occurs naturally in nature and is used to our benefit.
What province is growing the fastest in Canada?
Identify the six essentials that must be on every map.
Title, Scale, Legend, Date of Publication, Direction, Border
What province is most densely populated?
In 1867 was Canada more urban or rural?
What is the Prime Meridian?
Lines of Longitude on a map that joins the North and South poles.
Name five great lakes.
Michigan, Huron, Erie, Ontario, Superior
Identify six factors that affect climate.
Latitude, Ocean Currents, Wind, Elevation, Relief, Near Water
Name all the capitals of the provinces in Canada.
: Quebec City
Newfoundland and Labrador
: St. Johns
What body of water lies north of Ontario, west of Quebec, and east of Manitoba?
In which ecozone is Courtice located?
Through which city does the Prime Meridian run through?
Name the four major sources of energy in Canada.
Electricity, Coal, Gasoline, and Natural Gas
What is Stewardship?
Responsibility to the environment
What is the green house effect?
When heat is trapped by the earth's atmosphere.
Name three types of rocks in the rock cycle?
Sedimentary, Metamorphic, Igneous
In what directions do the lines of longitude run?
East and West
How long does it take a renewable resource to replenish it's self?
List three natural resources.
Oxygen, water, coal, fish, trees, the sun, peach, rivers, soil, etc.
Name two top visible minorities.
Blacks, Filipinos, Latin Americans, Arabs, Southeast Asians, West Asians, Koreans, Chinese, and Japanese.
Name two atmospheric conditions.
Temperature, Precipitation, Humidity, Wind Speed/Direction, Air pressure.