Yukon Nunavut Teacher Resources
Find Yukon Nunavut educational ideas and activities
Showing 1 - 20 of 79 resources
Nunavut - Flag and Coat of Arms
Students examine the symbolism of flags and coats of arms. In this community lesson, students discuss the meaning behind the Nunavut flag and coat of arms. Students then design flags and coats of arms that represent their communities.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History
The Territories: Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut
Fifth graders research territories of Canada. In this territories lesson, 5th graders explore maps, handouts, and websites to gather information on the Yukon, Northwest, and Nunavut territories. Students write a report detailing all the facts they have learned.
5th Social Studies & History
Inuits and Native Americans: Constructing Comparisons
Learners investigate the culture of the Inuit indians and make comparisons to the native tribes of America. They conduct research in small groups and concentrate on the geographical location of the tribe in order to speculate about the effect of topographical features upon lifestyle for the indians.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
A Promise is a Promise
Students complete activities with the book A Promise Is A Promise by Robert Munsch and Michael Kusugak. In this picture book lesson, students complete pre-reading activities to find Nunavet on a map and discuss the Inuktitut language. They answer comprehension questions and draw pictures related to the story.
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History
The Incredible Journey
Divide your school gym into breeding grounds and non-breeding grounds so that your zoologists can play a game simulating the seasonal migration of shorebirds. Players pick one of the included game cards and follow its directions, which simulate different occurrences in a migratory bird's life cycle.
4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Observing the Changes: The Warming of the North
After reviewing the causes and effects of climate change, students become observers for "Plant Watch," a program to monitor the effects of climate change on plants. Students record blooming and leafing dates for selected local species and submit their observations to researchers.
1st - 7th Science
Where is the True North Pole?
Do you believe in Santa Clause? Or a more practical question might be to ask if you believe in the location of the North Pole. Because of the convection currents in Earth's out core, the magnetic north pole drifts about 55 km per year. As an enrichment when covering Earth's structure, you could assign this as homework and then incorporate a discussion into your class the next day.
4 mins 7th - 12th Science
More than One Way of Knowing
Learners compare the obeservations of traditional people with the oberservations of Western science. They validate Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit (IQ) through comparison and the identification of agreement with Western science.
9th - 11th Science