Social Studies 8 Unit 2.1

Landscape & Climate

8.2.1 Demonstrate an understanding of the basic features of Canada’s landscape and climate.

  • Identify and locate major landforms of Canada
  • Explain the creation and characteristics of mountains and plains
  • Describe and account for the variation in physical landscape across Canada
  • Explain the characteristics of Canada’s climatic regions and account for the variation among them

Western Cordilleras