News Real: Who's Telling whose story?
Pupils explore world media by participating in an Aboriginal culture activity. They explore the Aboriginal image in Canadian media sources by researching the Internet and analyzing news stories. Theyview flash videos about Aboriginal...
3rd - 7th Visual & Performing Arts
Great Minds: Leonardo da Vinci
Hank Green expounds on the ahead-of-his-time scientific genius of the famous artist, Leonardo da Vinci. Described are da Vinci's studies of bird flight, engineering design, and human anatomy. If you were already impressed with this...
9 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Influence of Media on Decision Making: Exploring Ideas of Bias in Media with a Committee of the Legislative Assembly
Eleventh graders participate in a role play about the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia. They write an essay evaluating the influence (if any) the media has on decision-making.
11th Social Studies & History
Breaking News English: Boy Aged 9 to Study Maths at University
In this English instructional activity, students read "Boy Aged 9 to Study Maths at University," and then respond to 1 essay, 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History
Who Started the Fire? History Through The Lens of Poetry
Students examine history through various examples of poetry. After watching a flash movie, they identify the lyrics in the songs that describe the historical event. In groups, they complete a webquest to research a specific topic from...
7th - 12th English Language Arts