Compare Canada and China

Use World Book Online Kids to Compare Places on Earth!
Purpose:
to be able to find reliable information online
to be able to write comparison sentences

Procedure:
Go to WBOKids
Name: waf34  Password: pass34


1. Click on ‘Compare Places’.
2. Click on ‘Compare Countries’.
3. Find the flag of Canada and click on it.
4. Click on ‘Compare Places’ below the photo.
5. Click on the flag of China.
6. Click on ‘Compare Now!’ on the right.
7. Read to find information to complete these sentences:


• The area of Canada is ______________  square kilometres, while the area of China is _________________ square kilometres.

• The population of Canada is quite small with only _________________ people, but the population of China is huge with ___________________ people.

• Men in Canada can expect to live for ______ years, but men in China can expect to live only _______ years.

• Women in Canada can expect to live for ______ years, but women in China can expect to live only _______ years.

• Canada has only ____________ people in the armed forces, while China has many more people, _____________ people, in the armed forces.

• Canada is in _______________________ while China is in _________ .

8. Click on ‘View Article’ above the photograph of China.
9. Read and take notes:

China is surrounded by land and water:
– 2 countries to the north: ___________ ____________
– 7 countries to the south:  ______________ , ______________ , ______________ , ______________ , ______________ , ______________ , ______________
– 4 countries to the west: ______________ , ______________ , ______________ , ______________
– water to the east: _____________________

China’s cities:
– capital: ___________________
– capital’s relative size: ____________________
– largest city: _________________

China’s land:
– relative size in area: ______________
– relative size in population: ______________
– percentage of world’s people: ______________

China’s kinds of land:
– tropical in the ______________
– cold in the ______________
– good soil for farming in the ______________
– deserts in the ______________
– a dry cold plateau in the ______________
– the highest mountain in the world: ______________
– a desert: ______________

China’s people:
– most families are ______________
– more than half the people work on ______________

10. Copy the citation information at the bottom of the page:

[This page may be copied for use with students if the following credit is provided: ©2010 Sophie Rosen.]

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