Social Studies - Gr.5 Online Interactives

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Leaf Catchers: Regions of Canada site description for Leaf Catchers: Regions of Canada
The Leaf Catchers, Song and Jaxon, are exploring Canada's different regions. Learn about the regions as you explore with them, catching leaves and answering trivia questions. 
http://www.cbc.ca/kidscbc2/content/games/maple_mystery/index.html

 
CBC: Match the Canadian Flags site description for CBC: Match the Canadian Flags
Can you match all of the flags to the province? Drag the flag from the left to the correct province. 
http://www.cbc.ca/kidscbc2/games/match-the-flag-canadian-provinces

 
CBC Kids: Nature Way Up North Quiz site description for CBC Kids: Nature Way Up North Quiz
Take this quiz about Canada's North; can you guess which are TRUE and which are FALSE? Don't worry if you get some answers wrong, you'll learn a lot along the way. 
http://www.cbc.ca/kidscbc2/the-feed/can-you-tell-which-great-white-
north-facts-are-totally-made-up

 
CG Kids Map Puzzle site description for CG Kids Map Puzzle
Put the map of Canada back together and then place each flag on the correct province. 
https://www.canadiangeographic.ca/sites/cgcorp/files/images/web_art
icles/kids-games/flash/games/storepuzzle.html

 
TED: What's so great about the Great Lakes? site description for TED: What's so great about the Great Lakes?
The Great Lakes (Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, and Superior) are so big that contain 23 quadrillion litres of water. They touch forest, grassland, and wetland habitats, supporting a region that’s home to 3,500 species. How were they formed? 
http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-s-so-great-about-the-great-lakes-che
ri-dobbs-and-jennifer-gabrys/

 
Scholastic Study Jams: Fossil Fuels site description for Scholastic Study Jams: Fossil Fuels
You can use the orange arrows to move the slide show or let the images change on their own. After the slide show, test your understanding of fossil fuels. 
http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/energy-light
-sound/fossil-fuels.htm

 
Scholastic Study Jams: Natural Resources site description for Scholastic Study Jams: Natural Resources
The orange arrows will move the slide show or you can let the images change on their own. After the slide show, test your understanding of natural resources. 
http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/energy-light
-sound/natural-resources.htm

 
Scholastic Study Jams: Landforms site description for Scholastic Study Jams: Landforms
First, you can check out this slide show of landforms. Once you've got all the best info, try out the test and the karaoke. 
http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/rocks-minera
ls-landforms/landforms.htm

 
Scholastic: Provinces & Territories Puzzle Drop Game site description for Scholastic: Provinces & Territories Puzzle Drop Game
Grab each province from the bar on the right and drop it into the correct spot on the map of Canada. 
http://www.scholastic.ca/books/series/canadacloseup/game/index.htm

 
Canadian Encyclopedia: National Parks site description for Canadian Encyclopedia: National Parks
Scroll through the timeline with your mouse or move the scroll bar to the right. You will find the key developments of Canadian national parks highlighted by red circles. Click on each circle to learn more. 
http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/timelines/national-parks/

 
EcoKids: Northern Seasons site description for EcoKids: Northern Seasons
Discover a year in Canada's North. What is it like in summer, fall, winter and spring? Learn about weather, animals and plants. When you get to the part about the seasons, hover over the red paw prints to get more information. 
http://cf.ecokids.ca/pub/eco_info/topics/canadas_north/seasons/play
_seasons.cfm

 
EcoKids: Canada's North Environment Quiz site description for EcoKids: Canada's North Environment Quiz
Do you know how thick the ice is in the Arctic Ocean? Or why the ozone layer is thinning in the Arctic?  
http://cf.ecokids.ca/pub/eco_info/topics/canadas_north/quiz/quiz_en
viro.cfm

 
Canada's Polar Life site description for Canada's Polar Life
This is a very interesting site for kids; it looks at polar life including plants and animals. There is also a section on traditional knowledge including the Inuit Tree of Life and mythology. Make sure you click on the polar bear to hear all about the site. 
http://www.arctic.uoguelph.ca/cpl/index.htm

 
Rags to Riches: Latitude and Longitude site description for Rags to Riches: Latitude and Longitude
Quia has this interactive quiz about latitude and longitude - just answer the questions correctly (using an atlas) and you'll keep earning money. 
http://www.quia.com/rr/31012.html

 
Canadian Rivers Game site description for Canadian Rivers Game
Use this game to learn the rivers of Canada. Listen carefully and see if you can click on the right river on the map. 
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/Canada-rivers-click.swf

 
Canadian Provincial Flag Matching Game site description for Canadian Provincial Flag Matching Game
Match the flag with the name of the province or territory. 
http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/games/pt2/index.asp

 
Canadian Provinces and Territories Card Match Game site description for Canadian Provinces and Territories Card Match Game
Match up the province's shape with its name. 
http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/games/pt1/index.asp

 
Find your Longitude (Nova Online) site description for Find your Longitude (Nova Online)
Learn how to calculate longitude on this interactive site from Nova. 
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/longitude/find.html

 
Canadian Geographic: Games and Quizzes site description for Canadian Geographic: Games and Quizzes
This selection of crosswords, quizzes and word jumbles are all about Canada. Select one of the topics, and then the activity. The Word Jumbles include a "drag and drop" feature. 
http://www.canadiangeographic.ca/atlas/games.aspx?lang=En

 
Canadian Geographic Kids: Online Word Search Puzzles site description for Canadian Geographic Kids: Online Word Search Puzzles
Have fun with these online word search puzzles, with a variety of Canadian themes - rivers, animals, cities and more. 
http://www.canadiangeographic.ca/kids/flash/games/popup_wordsearch2
.html

 
Canadian Geographic Kids: Fun Facts About Canada site description for Canadian Geographic Kids: Fun Facts About Canada
"Find out all the bizarre and interesting tidbits about our great country." [site] Provided are statistics, provincial flags and flowers, as well. 
http://www.canadiangeographic.ca/kids/fun-facts/default.asp

 
Canada's Capital Cities, Provinces, and Territories - Hangman site description for Canada's Capital Cities, Provinces, and Territories - Hangman
This site provides access to a version of geographical Canadian hangman. Vocabulary includes: provinces, territories, and cities in Canada. 
http://www.quia.com/hm/66653.html

 
CanadaInfo.com: Provinces and Territories site description for CanadaInfo.com: Provinces and Territories
"Canada's land is divided into ten provinces and three territories from coast to coast to coast. For more information about them, click on the map" [site introduction] 
http://www.craigmarlatt.com/canada/provinces&territories/provinces&
territories.html
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