Canada Economy

MS Geography and Culture

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Canada Economy

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  1. In your daily life, what do you use that comes from Canada?

    Slide 1 - In your daily life, what do you use that comes from Canada?

    • What Do We Get From Canada?
  2. Essential Question(s): What drives the Canadian economy? What natural resources does Canada have?

    Slide 2 - Essential Question(s): What drives the Canadian economy? What natural resources does Canada have?

    • By the end of the lesson, you should be able to discuss how the economies in Canada and the U.S are linked.
    • State Standards:
    • 7.4 The Interactions Between People and Places
    • Lesson Objectives
  3. Economy

    Slide 3 - Economy

    • The economy is affected by:
    • Land use
    • Natural Resources
    • Industry
    • Agriculture
    • Exports and Imports
  4. What’s available?

    Slide 4 - What’s available?

    • Minerals: iron ore, nickel, zinc, copper, gold, lead, molybdenum, potash, diamonds, and silver
    • Fish, timber, wildlife, coal, petroleum, natural gas, hydroelectric power
    • Canada’s Natural Resources
  5. Oil Exports to U.S

    Slide 5 - Oil Exports to U.S

  6. We use the oil exported from Canada.

    Slide 6 - We use the oil exported from Canada.

    • Now let’s think about how we get that oil and how it impacts the environment.
    • Movement: Oil Pipelines
  7. Canadian Natural Gas

    Slide 7 - Canadian Natural Gas

  8. What percentage of the land is arable (capable of being farmed)?

    Slide 8 - What percentage of the land is arable (capable of being farmed)?

    • 5% (only in Southern Canada; Northern Canada’s terrain is permafrost!)
    • The percentage may seem small, but the amount of land is actually quite large.
    • Remember - Canada is the world’s 2nd largest country
    • What are the major agricultural products?
    • Wheat, barley, oilseed, tobacco, fruits, vegetables, dairy products, forest products, fish
    • Canada’s Land Use
  9. Canada’s Industries

    Slide 9 - Canada’s Industries

    • Canada’s factories produce:
    • Transportation equipment
    • Chemicals
    • Processed and unprocessed minerals
    • Food products
    • Wood and paper products
    • Fish products
    • Petroleum
    • Natural gas
  10. Which country is Canada’s biggest trading partner?

    Slide 10 - Which country is Canada’s biggest trading partner?

    • Canada Exports to: U.S. - 77.7%; U.K. - 2.7%; Japan - 2.3%
    • Canada Imports from: U.S. - 52.4%, China - 9.8%; Mexico - 4.1%
    • Quick Check
  11. North American Free Trade Agreement:

    Slide 11 - North American Free Trade Agreement:

    • Signed by the US, Canada, and Mexico in the mid-1990s
    • How has it affected Canada’s economy?
    • Eliminated trade barriers and established free trade at a better cost between the 3 countries
    • North American Trade
  12. U.S. Exports to Canada

    Slide 12 - U.S. Exports to Canada

  13. Essential Question(s): What drives the Canadian economy? What natural resources does Canada have?

    Slide 13 - Essential Question(s): What drives the Canadian economy? What natural resources does Canada have?

    • By the end of the lesson, you should be able to discuss how the economies in Canada and the U.S are linked.
    • State Standards:
    • 7.4 The Interactions Between People and Places
    • Review Objectives
  14. The Americas

    Slide 14 - The Americas

    • Canada and Mexico
    • South America
    • Central America
    • Physical Geography
    • Big Idea: How can you use the 5 themes of geography to learn about The Americas?
    • History, Culture Religion
    • Economy and Current Events
    • Physical Geography
    • History, Culture Religion
    • Economy and Current Events
    • Physical Geography
    • History, Culture Religion
    • Economy and Current Events