Ninth graders compare landscapes in their own community to landscapes in other Canadian communities. They discuss how the environment affects the identity of a given community / country.
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Outside...North of the 49th Parallel
Young scholars explore and discuss images of Canadian landscape focusing on the work of the Group of Seven. The discuss different Canadian environments in a group of art works and complete a chart categorizing the depictions. They...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
First Person: Diversity in Video Gaming
High schoolers explore the relationship between video games and actual population. Example: A 2005 study showed Latino youth play at higher rates than other groups, but there are no Latino playable characters. They watch a brief video...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Photographs as History
Imagine being a war photographer embedded in World War I. How do you see your role? How might your photos influence that study of the war? Of history? Class members select a photograph, adopt the perspective of the photographer, and...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Geography Toolkit
If you're preparing to teach geography to your young learners, you'll definitely want to keep this resource handy. The toolkit contains 165 pages of a wide range of handouts and informational text to support incorporate geographic...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Canada's Landform Regions
Students use a atlas to identify and describe Canada's Landform region. Using the information they collect, they create a thematic map of the region and describe all of the physiographic regions and the processes that formed them. They...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Sustainability and Canada's National Parks
Junior High learners examine the concept of sustainability and how it relates to Canada's National Park system. They conduct research on the 'Atlas of Canada' website, participate in a simulated online exercise to determine the best site...
7th - 9th Science