Our Canadian Senate: A Mosaic of Canada
Young scholars develop an understanding of the make-up of the Canadian Senate. They appreciate the role of the Senate as a watch dog for minority rights. They research the Senators in the Canadian government.
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The Kwakwaka'Wakw: A Study of a North Pacific Coast People and the Potlatch
Discover the cultural practices and unique value systems of a group of native peoples from Canada called the Kwakwaka'wakw. Your young historians will discuss how conceptions of wealth can vary and how these native people utilized...
6th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Sustainability and Canada's National Parks
Junior High students 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
Aboriginal Education - A Canadian Failure?
Students discover that the education of the Aboriginal was a government and church "mission." They develop respect for the Aboriginal people and their continuing concerns about their treatment at the hands of the missionaries and the...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Comparison of hometown life with that of life in a Canadian city
Young scholars research cultural characteristics of a Canadian city with that of their home town. They complete a map handout, providing the relative location on a large map and the absolute location on a provincial map. Students work...
6th - 9th Social Studies & History
An Introduction to the Online Atlas of Canada
Students examine the online 'Atlas of Canada' website. They explore the website, locate various geographic places and physical features in Canada, compare/contrast the online atlas with a book atlas, and complete a worksheet.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History