Grade 9 Geography Course - Province of Ontario

MAKING CONNECTIONS - Canada's Geography
Bruce W. Clark & John K. Wallace
Prentice Hall Ginn Canada1999

Page 3: Careers in geography 

Page 5: Canada

Page 16: Famous Canadians

Page 18: Map projections

Page 21: Maps of places in the news

Page 27: Compass rose

Page 36: GPS

Page 40: Locations on the Internet

Page 45: Different scales

Page 51: How GIS works

Page 54: ESRI Canada

Page 61: Remote sensing

Page 62: Satellite images and aerial photographs

Page 77: Graphing with Excel

Page 80: AltaVista

Page 82: Searching the Internet with AltaVista

Page 82: Yahoo!

Another good search engine is Looksmart has a search engine and also many moderated pages with excellent information

To search go to their home page:

To see’s excellent  geography page, go to:


Other meta search engines - these search a number of search engines and give a compiled list of links:
my favourite:

Go ahead, give it a try…

Ixquick Metasearch


Looksmart has a list of meta search engines

Page 84: Comparing Internet search engines

Page 88: Earthquakes in Canada

Page 92: Movement of plates

     Cool animation of continental drift.  See GIF, QuickTime and AVI depictions of tectonic movements over the last 750 million years.


Resource for high school students explains plate tectonics and related topics, including           subduction zones, hot spots and plate boundaries.

Page 92: Plate tectonics

USGS Plate Tectonics Resources

     Maps of volcanoes, earthquakes and plate tectonics

     The Story of Plate Tectonics (USGS)

     Understanding Plate Motions from the USGS

Canadian Earth Sciences Organizations

Page 93: Geologic time

Page 100: Ask a geologist a question

Page 100: Careers in geoscience

Page 101: Canada's landforms

Pictures of Canada

Page 119: Glaciation

Page 128: Current weather conditions

Page 130: View of Earth

Page 134: Air masses and fronts

Page 137: Mid-latitude cyclones

Page 141: Climate information

Page 146: Canada's soils

Page 157: Ecozones

All of the terrestrial ecozones in the world at National Geographic’s Map Machine site:

Terrestrial Ecoregions of the World         

Scientists have mapped 867 land-based ecoregions across the globe.  Instead of being defined by political boundaries, each is distinguished by its shared ecological features, climate, and plant and animal communities.  A clickable map with descriptions of all the ecoregions can be found on the National Geographic site.

Page 168: World population growth

Page 173: Population pyramids

Page 174: Demographic data

Page 177: Aboriginal links

Page 178: Aboriginal peoples and the North

Page 181: First Nations

Page 185: Nunavut

Page 187: Arctic Council

Page 188: Canada's North

Page 189: Tourism in Nunavut

Page 195: Immigrating to Canada

Page 195: Support to immigrants

Page 214: Thunder Bay

Page 218: Cities and towns in Canada

Page 218: Fredericton

Page 218: Port Alberni

Page 218: Sarnia

Page 247: Fishing

Page 250: Collapse of the cod fishery

Page 258: Online aqua-culture magazine

Page 261: Agriculture

Page 273: Careers in farming

Page 279: Industry viewpoint of forestry

Page 279: Environmental viewpoint of forestry

Page 295: Mining glossary

Page 300: Starting a mine

Page 310: Careers in mining

Page 315: Ekati mine

Page 319: De Beers Corp.

Page 322: Industry viewpoint of energy

Page 322: Environmental viewpoint of energy

Page 338: Hibernia

Page 347: McCain Foods

Page 348: Cardium Tool Services

Page 349: Alcan

Page 349: Nortel Networks

Page 350: Dow Chemicals

Page 350: Toyota

Page 352: General Motors of Canada

Page 360: ATI Graphics

Page 385: The Seaway

Page 391: Distance between cities

Page 393: Around Alone

Page 394: SETI

Page 400: News from Nunavut

Page 404: Maps of countries

Page 410: Information about countries

Page 416: Canada's foreign policy

Page 417: Peace-keeping

Page 417: Peace-keeping

Page 426: Bombardier

Page 430: Canada's trade

Page 434: Canada's Culture

Page 438: Friends of Canadian Broadcasting

Page 443: Water resources in Canada

Page 444: Canada's wetlands

Page 446: Ground water

Page 450: Great Lakes

Page 466: Global warming (government)

Page 466: Global warming (environment)

Page 466: Global warming (business)

Page 466: Global warming (United Nations)

Page 469: Renewable and alternative energy

Page 469: Renewable and alternative energy

Page 472: Energy expert

Page 472: Biomass and bioenergy

Page 472: Fuel cell

Page 475: Ecological Footprint

Page 475: Ecological Footprint

Page 477: Calculate your own EF

Page 486: Winter-city movement

Page 487: New urbanism community

Page 487: New urbanism community

I hope you have found this site useful.  If you have any broken links to report, or any interesting links to add, please e-mail me

Send me feedback via e-mail.

M. Camardo 2000


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