Thousand Islands National Park case study

In this three-part case study, students take on the role of a consultant as they:use data and other information to create and compare environmental profiles of two areas within the Thousand Islands, identify and assess pressures on the two areas; prepare a letter to Parks Canada describing sustainable, desirable and feasible actions and strategies designed to help protect the park’s ecological integrity.

This case study is part of the Statistics Canada: Human Activity and the Environment Teacher’s Kit that explores the question, “What is the value of an ecosystem?” It may be used independently or in combination with other teaching and learning activities in the kit.

Subjects:
Geography, Science, Social studies
Targeted grade range:
Post-secondary, Senior (10-12)
Intended User:
Teacher
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