If you are just joining us now, may I suggest that you visit these pages first –>
- A Trip Across Canada – Introduction To Our Unit Study – Week 1
- A Trip Across Canada – General Overview 0f Canada – Week 2
- A Trip Across Canada – British Columbia – Week 3
- A Trip Across Canada – Alberta – Week 4
- A Trip Across Canada – Saskatchewan – Week 5
- A Trip Across Canada – Manitoba – Week 6
- A Trip Across Canada – Ontario – Week 7
- A Trip Across Canada – Quebec – Week 8
- A Trip Across Canada – Newfoundland and Labrador – Week 9
- A Trip Across Canada – Bonus Game.
Our next stop on our Trip Across Canada is Nova Scotia. If you have not picked up your travel brochures for Nova Scotia yet, you can stop and do that now.
Here are some questions to ask as you look at your detailed map. What bay is to the left of Nova Scotia? What ocean is to the right of Nova Scotia? What is the capital city of Nova Scotia?
You can download a detailed map of Nova Scotia here –>
On the blank map, you can have your student color it (however you decide). You can also have the student include important information on their map.
You can download a blank map of Nova Scotia here –>
The leader of the province is called the Premiere. Visit the official website for the government of Nova Scotia. What is the name of the current Premiere?
You can read more about the symbols of Nova Scotia here –>
Nova Scotia has its own flag. You can read about the flag here –>
You can print out a flag to color here –>
Nova Scotia has a provincial flower. The flower is called the Mayflower. You can visit these websites to find out more about this flower.
Nova Scotia has a provincial bird. The bird is called the Osprey. You can visit the following websites to find out more about this bird.
Nova Scotia has a provincial tree. The tree is called the Red Spruce. You can visit the following websites to find out more about this tree.
Nova Scotia has a provincial motto. The motto is “One defends and the other conquers.”
- Provincial Motto (scroll down)
Nova Scotia has a provincial coat of arms and crest. You can learn more about them by visiting these pages.
Create your own family coat of arms.
You can learn more about the weather in Nova Scotia by visiting these websites.
Nova Scotia has some excellent parks. Take some time to learn more about the beautiful scenery in Nova Scotia.
More information about the geography of Nova Scotia can be found here.
Just a few of the many things in Nova Scotia to learn more about.
- Theme Regions
- Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
- Bay of Fundy and here and Tides of Bay of Fundy
- Fort Anne
- Port Royal
- Historic Gardens
- Grand Pre
- Cape Breton
- Fortress of Louisbourg and here
- Joggins Fossil Cliffs and here
- Cape Chignecto
Halifax is the capital of Nova Scotia. To find out more information about Halifax, you can visit the following websites.
The Legislature buildings are located in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Have a look through all of the on-line travel brochures for Nova Scotia and see what other interesting things you can find.
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