Canada

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This is a work made for 8th grade English about Canada. I consider this powerpoint one of my best.both content wise as visually. It talks about Canada's History, Sports, Food, Traditions, Holidays, Famous People and Environmental Aspects like the Niagara Falls. Enjoy and share if you like it.
Este é um trabalho que fiz no 8º ano para a disciplina de Inglês. Considero este powerpoint um dos meus melhores tanto no conteúdo como no aspecto visual. Fala da História, comida, tradições, feriados, pessoas famosas e ambiente do Canadá. Se for útil ponham gosto e partilhem.

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Canada

  1. 1. Work performed by: •Luís Oliveira, nº10 •Patrícia Pereira, nº14 English Escola E.B. 2,3 de Gueifães 2010/2011
  2. 2. Name: Canada Capital: Ottawa Largest city: Toronto Athem: “O Canada” Official languges: English and French Area: 9,984,670 km2 (2nd after Russia) Population: 34,319,000 (36th) Flag: The National Flag of Canada, also known as the Maple Leaf, is a red flag with a white square in its centre and a red maple leaf. In autumn, maple trees turn beautiful colours and drop their leaves. Athem - Hino nacional Maple leaf – folha de ácer WordPower! .
  3. 3. Canada is divided into 10 provinces. A province is a political boundary that divides Canada into different regions. Provinces are equivalent to E.U.A states. Boundary – fronteira Streches – estende-se Reaches - chega WordPower! Canada stretches from the Pacific Ocean on the west, to the Atlantic Ocean on the east. Northern Canada reaches into the Arctic Circle, while southern Canada stretches below the northern points of the U.S.A.
  4. 4. Spot – lugar Trapping and trading of furs – captura e comércio de peles Settlers – colonos Displaced – desalojados WordPower! Native Americans lived in Canada for thousands of years. In the early 1600s, colonists from Britain and France began to settle in eastern Canada, along the St. Lawrence River. Canada proved to be an excellent spot for trapping and trading of furs. In the 1800s, settlers began to push west. Most of the native Americans were displaced by the Europeans.
  5. 5. Canada's official national sports are hockey in the winter and lacrosse in the summer.Hockey is the sport most played by Canadians, with 1.65 million participants. Other popular spectator sports include curling and football, that is played professionally in the Canadian Football League (CFL). Canada has hosted several high- profile international sporting events, including the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, and the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup. Canada was the host nation for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
  6. 6. The Canada’s holidays are: Boxing Day Canada Day Coptic New Year Icelandic Festival Polar Bear Swim Day Thanksgiving Remembrance Day Victoria Day Waffle Day But, the most important is Canada Day. It is Canada's national birthday. The first Canada Day was on July 1st, 1867. It is celebrating with Fireworks, parades, barbecues, concerts, carnivals, fairs and picnics.
  7. 7. Brian Adams (singer) Alexander Graham Bell (invented the telephone) James Cameron (director of "True Lies" & "Titanic") Jim Carrey (actor) Celine Dion (singer) Keanu Reeves (actor) Avril Lavigne (singer) Nelly Furtado (singer)
  8. 8. Geographic features – características geográficas Wilderness - deserto WordPower! Canada has a very large and diverse range of geographic features. Much of Canada is still wilderness, cover by forests. The Rocky Mountains cover a major part of western Canada. Canada has a lot of lakes and rivers that makes it even more beautiful. It also has many caves, many rare animals and species protection areas.
  9. 9. Currently, Canada has more than 7100 species of plants and animals Some of these animals are: moose, deer, bison, beaver, raccoon, opossum, groundhog, prairie dogs, rabbits, wolverine, squirrels, skunks, porcupines, bobcat, mountain lion, fox, coyotes, wolf. But the most important are: Raccoon – guaxinim Bobcat – lince Skunks – doninhas WordPower! Beaver Moose Bear
  10. 10. But there are many more…
  11. 11. Niagara Falls is a set of massive waterfalls located on the Niagara River in eastern North America, on the border between Canada and the United States. Niagara Falls is the largest waterfall in the world by volume. The Canada's highest waterfall is Della Falls which is 440 metres high.
  12. 12. Coastline – linha de costa Surrounded - rodeado WordPower! Canada's coastline is the longest in the world (244,000 km) and it is surrounded by the Pacific Ocean to the west, Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Arctic ocean to the south; The CN Tower was built by the Canadian National Railway and stands 181 stories high (553.33 meters tall)
  13. 13. Trade shows – feiras Retractable roof – tecto retráctil WordPower! Roger Centre capacity ranges from 5,000 to 60,000 for sports events, concerts, family shows, trade shows and conventions. It has the world’s first fully retractable roof. The baseball glove was invented in Canada in 1883.
  14. 14. The Trans-Canada highway is the longest highway in the world. It is 8,030 km long and that joins 10 provinces.
  15. 15. Edmonton has the second greatest temperature variation in the world; - 40 +40º C-40º C
  16. 16. According to the United Nations Human Development Index, Canada has the highest quality of life in the world. West Edmonton Mall is the world's largest shopping centre, featuring over 800 stores and services, over 100 eating establishments, plus nine world class attractions.
  17. 17. THE END

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