Physical Regions

1. Print the map of Canada. Identify the seven geographical regions of Canada:
a) Cordilleras (Rocky Mountains)
b) Plains
c) Canadian Shield
d) Arctic
e) Hudson Bay Lowlands
f) Saint Lawrence Lowlands and the Great Lakes
g) Appalachians (of the Atlantic region).

2. What is the unique characteristic of each geographic region?(put as notes in chart form like this)

Region Characteristics/Land Location Climate Natural Resources
Cordillera        
Plains        
North        
Canadian Shield        
Great Lakes Lowland        
Atlantic/Maritimes        

3. What link exists between physical regions in Canada and other geographical themes?

Hand in the answers to these questions along with the article that your team has written for the Canadian Geographic.

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