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  1. Canada By Sydney Carr

  2. Where is Canada Located? • Canada is located near Alaska • North of United States of America • Canada is in North America • Western hemisphere • Northern hemisphere • Canada is near the Hudson Bay and the Pacific Ocean • Canada is near the Atlantic Ocean and the Arctic Ocean • Canada is near Greenland

  3. What is the Climate of Canada? • Weather is warm in the Eastern Lowlands • Rocky and cold in Canadian shield • Windy and frozen in Canada’s far north • The North pole is not very far away • It is snowy in the winter • The summer is hot • Snow covers most of the land from late November to the middle of March • It is the coldest in the northern and central plains

  4. What Food do people Eat in Canada? • Saskatoon berries • Fiddleheads- young plants • Maple syrup • Pork • Seal Flipper pies made with seal blubber and pork • Toriere is served on Christmas Eve

  5. More food • Ice cream • Pancakes • Corn • Egg rolls • Soups • Beans • Pasta

  6. What Holidays and Celebrations does Canada Celebrate? • Christmas • New Years • Halloween • Birth Days • On July 1 people fly Canada’s red and white maple leaf

  7. What Games and Sports does Canada Play? • They do sledding • Ice hockey • Snow shoe • Ski • Ice skate • Bike riding • Roller skate

  8. More Sports and Games • Swimming • Soccer • Baseball • Football • Basketball • They camp

  9. Animals Canada has….. • Gophers • Badgers • Beavers • Hawks • Rabbits • Moose

  10. Animals, Continued • Bear • Polar bears only in the north • Owls • Deer • Sheep

  11. What Natural Resources does Canada Have? • Trees make paper and buildings • Silver, gold, and nickel • Oil • Grain • Fish • Apples • Peaches • Export: automobiles, forest products

  12. What Language Does Canada Speak? • English and French are the two official languages in Canada • Most speak English but the province of Quebec, most speak French • In Canada, signs must be written in both languages for everyone to understand them • Bonjour- Hello • Aurevoir-Goodbye • S’ilvousplatt-please

  13. Language, Continued • Deux-two • Trois-Three • Arret-Stop • Un-one

  14. Work • In the cities many people work in offices and factories and stores • Farmers grow crop and raise animals • Loggers cut trees from the forest to make paper and buildings • People sell fish ,lobster and clams • People in the far north hunt, fish, and trap animals

  15. Population Only about 34 million people live in Canada . Almost 90 percent of Canada’s population live within 125 miles [2ookm] of the US.

  16. What is the Meaning of Canada’s Flag? • The red maple leaf in the center is one of Canada’s most recognized symbol.

  17. Life as a Kid • After school, they go home to study Canadian history • They might turn on the TV to watch their favorite program or hockey • They might go play in their own hockey leagues • Play street hockey with friends • Unless it is summer, they wake up and go to school

  18. What are Canadian Schools like? • Canada’s schools are like American schools • They study reading, writing, math, science, social studies, and music • Learn how to use computers