"Were you ever out in the Great Alone,
when the moon was awful clear,
And the icy mountains hemmed you in
with a silence you could hear..."
- Celebrate Canada's North
What image does "Canada's North" conjure up for you?
- Lesson Plan: Dress Like a Polar Bear
Students research and determine appropriate winter clothing.
- Get to Know Canada's Northern Ecozones
While Canada's North may be defined in other ways, such as all land north of the sporadic permafrost line, this teacher's guide will focus on Canada's eight northern terrestrial zones.
- Lesson Plan: Be Cool... Stay Cool
A role-playing activity about the effect of the changing environment on people and wildlife in Canada's North.
- The Importance of Canada's North
While our North is truly a national treasure, its remoteness does not protect it from harmful changes.
- Canada's Changing North
Canada's northern environment, wildlife and people are facing major changes.
- Lesson Plan: Mighty Migrators
Students draw murals showing caribou migration routes and the possible consequences of a pipeline being laid across the route.
Protect Canada's North