Refining Problem Solving Skills

Diagram of Welland Canal

Work Time

Diagram of Welland Canal

When you have finished critiquing your partner’s diagram, look at this diagram of the Welland Canal.

  • What does the diagram show?
  • Critique the diagram.
  • What does the title of the given diagram tell you?
  • What do the numbers along the vertical axis represent?
  • What do the numbers along the horizontal axis represent?
  • What does 0 mean?