Geography

Resources for Grade 9 Geography:

INTRODUCTION

Canada’s Physical Landscape
My Canada – a Ventura Production film (complete version).

Introduction to Canada
Quick tour of Canada from coast to coast.

Canada’s Geographic Challenge
Stratfor explains Canada’s primary geographic challenge of unifying its dispersed population across its vast territory.

Canadian Geography Trailer
This course explores Canada’s distinct and changing character and the geographic systems and relationships that shape it. Students will investigate the interactions of natural and human systems within Canada, as well as Canada’s economic, cultural, and environmental connections to other countries.

Canadian Landforms
The landforms of Canada.

CLIMATE & EARTH

Tar Sands Oil Extraction
Environmental devastation of the land, water, and air – the largest industrial energy project in the world is extracting crude oil from bitumen found beneath the pristine boreal forest of Alberta, Canada.

North America in the beginning – Part I
History Of First Nations & Inuit Peoples, On How Things Came To Be.

North America in the beginning – Part II

URBAN GEOGRAPHY

The Footprint of the Canadian Forest Industry
The forestry sector’s role in Canada’s economy.

Fur Fabric of a Nation – then and now – Part I
This video provides a complete overview of the Canadian fur trade, from historical origins to modern-day realities. The Canadian fur trade supports a remarkable range of cultures, traditional skills ans lifestyles.

Fur Fabric of a Nation – Part II

Fur Fabric of a Nation- Part III

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