Use maps for current issues in Canada and Pacific Rim countries
This page offers interactive Flash based activities to help the user gain a number of skills in understanding maps. These activities can be used by a teacher as a demonstration tool or by the student in the classroom or at home. There are three lessons available. Clicking on the links to the left will bring up the activities.
The Stowaway Adventure has six core activities that will teach students how to access and interpret real time marine data. They track an actual ship on the ocean, determine its destination, predict when it will arrive at port, and predict any rough weather that might impact the ship's arrival time.