This is a 3 Dimensional audio experience. You must be wearing headphones to hear this re-enactment of a "pink tea", a historic meeting to advocate for women's rights to be considered "persons" and have an active role in government.
Sir John A. Macdonald was a dominant force behind the British North America Act and the union of provinces which became Canada. As the first prime minister of Canada, he oversaw the expansion of the country.
This interactive adventure game allows intermediate students to experience life in the trenches during the First World War. Part history and part adventure story, Over the Top allows players to determine the outcome of the story by making decisions at key moments.
This is an extensive study of Sir Sandford Fleming, the man who participated in the construction of Canada's national railroad and who created the universal system of time zones. There are four sections; about the time he lived in, his immigration to Canada, his travels and his development of time as we know it.
This video from the Government of Canada describes the most famous tea parties in Canada. Learn about the Famous Five, their tea parties, and their fight to have women recognized as "persons" under the law.
This site looks at polar life including plants and animals. There is also a section on traditional knowledge including the Inuit Tree of Life and mythology. Make sure you click on the polar bear to hear all about the site.
The Great Lakes (Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, and Superior) are so big that contain 23 quadrillion litres of water. They touch forest, grassland, and wetland habitats, supporting a region that’s home to 3,500 species. How were they formed?
Letters From the Trunk is a completely interactive web site that takes you through a virtual train station located in Western Canada. The station contains historical letters, maps, posters and images that are brought to life in a multimedia rich environment.
The flag of Nunavut has one on it and if you visit northern Canada, you’ll probably run into quite a few of them. They’re called an inukshuk (say "i-NOOK-shook") and you might be surprised at the many uses Inuit people have for them. (site)
This interactive website about the Thule (ancestors of modern-day Inuit) describes how they constructed homes of whalebone. There is also a timeline of what was going on in the world around the time of the Thule.
This website explores the history of the North West Mounted Police in Canada's Yukon Territory. To navigate through the history, simply turn the pages of the book by clicking in the lower corners of the pages. This site contains over 600 historical photos, many taken by Mounted Police members.
This site has information about everyday life in New France. The site includes New France ABC (with historical artifacts that show how they lived), as well as information about the "filles du roi", First Nations peoples in New France, and pictures of Quebec.