A Canadian Inventory: The Way We Are!
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Students, in groups, explore major thematic sections of the Atlas of Canada. They use their findings to produce a wall display, consider and incorporate the issue of sustainability into their material and deliver a presentation to the class.
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Who are Immigrants?
What do Jerry Yang, Patrick Ewing, John Muir, Charlize Theron, Peter Jennings, and Saint Frances X Cabrini all have in common? They are all immigrants to the United States. Famous and not-so-famous immigrants are the focus of a resource...
8th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
New Review Are We All Related?
All humans alive today descended from the same woman who lived just 150,000 years ago. A thought-provoking video explains this concept as part of a larger biology playlist. It lists the location where the woman lived as well as where our...
6 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How a Few Scientists Transformed the Way We Think About Disease
During the first few sniffles of a cold, you can't help wondering where you picked up the illness. Watch an Ed Ted video that details the difference between miasma theory and germ theory, and the ways that Dr. John Snow's research...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
We are Reflections of Canada - Our People, Our Places, and Our Landscape
A series of four lessons on the places, people, and landscape of Canada. These excellent lessons should provide your charges with an increased understanding of the history and culture of Canada - the largest country in North America....
5th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Why Do We Have Museums?
How did the tradition of collecting and displaying interesting items to the public begin? How have museums evolved over time? Offer your young historians a fascinating look into a cultural pastime we so often take for granted in the...
6 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
How Small Are We in the Scale of the Universe?
There are so many galaxies in the universe that the vast majority of them are too distant for the human eye to perceive. An astronomy video discusses the Hubble Telescope's Deep Field image from 1995 and the eXtreme Deep Field image...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Should We Eat Bugs?
Cricket cookies? Mealworm mac and cheese? Bugs are super nutritious! Why don't we eat them? Hear the history of entomophagy, that is, the practice of eating insects and spiders, by viewing this video. It is a fascinating exploration of...
5 mins 5th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Amazing Ways Plants Defend Themselves
Plants can't run away from their predators, so they develop unique ways to defend themselves. The video presents many different defensive techniques that plants use. It also discusses how animals respond to these traits.
6 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable