Grade 12 Social Studies
A 4-page pdf assignment for students to create a photo album with fictionalized text, based on late 19th and early 20th century photos from Library and Archives Canada. Students are required to include copyright/credit information.
Just as the title says... Artists, Biblical characters, Explorers, Filmmakers, Singers, and more!
Lots and lots of information on Canada. Neat crossword puzzles and quizzes, too! A list of topics is just over 2/3 of the way down the page.
Flags, Crests and Official Symbols
Select over 100 city or country destinations anywhere on these Global Sites and you'll be sent on an exciting interactive journey. When you return check out the vast selection of travel related information. This includes Traveling Tips, World Maps, World Times, Travelers Warnings, Health Information, World Weather Forecasts, World Restaurant Guides, Hostels, Specialized Travel Newsgroups plus additional sources of information.
In this activity, students will research a political event that took place the year they were born and create their own political cartoon using a computer-based Draw program. This will open as a Microsoft Word document.
Eduweb develops award-winning digital learning games and interactives about art, history, science, and technology. Their mission is to "create exciting and effective learning experiences that hit the sweet spot where learning theory, digital technology, and fun meet."
Flags of the World
Select the appropriate age of your students and choose from a variety of Mathematics, Geography, Art, Science, Language Arts, etc. games.
These web-based student learning activities are based on the Ontario curriculum and are formatted to be "printer -friendly" so they can be used as recording sheets by students as well as providing direct links to the web pages.
Topics included are the Metis, Immigration, Klondike Gold Rush, Industrial Revolution, Suffrage, etc.
Welcome to The Historica-Dominion Institute, the largest, independent
organization dedicated to Canadian history, identity and citizenship. The Historica-Dominion Institute's mandate is to build active and
informed citizens through a greater knowledge and appreciation of the
history, heritage and stories of Canada. Lesson plans, brief videos, games and more!
Listed on this site are fun history games and animations organized around broad historical periods. Most of the games are for students ages 10-16.
Activities for every grade level that deals with the Holocaust.
A selection of articles, lesson plans, images, and more about the Holocaust.
Interactive Whiteboard Links
Search by inventor, invention, category, or time period for articles on that topic.
Topical units to date focus on Japan in the modern world and early-modern China. The thrust of these explorations extends beyond Asia per se, however, to address "culture" in much broader ways--cultures of modernization, war and peace, consumerism, images of "Self" and "Others," and so on.
Images of every sort are introduced and examined here--in partnership with contributing institutions and collections, and with the collaboration of experts devoted to transcending the printed word and hard-bound text.
MIT Visualizing Cultures
An online quiz for students to test their knowledge about the map of Canada.
Blank maps of Canada and its provinces that you can print.
This site has been categorized by grade to make your search easier. The lessons are online based and weave nicely with the curriculum in both science and social studies.
Printable Maps from National Geographic
Find links to newspapers and news media. Discover the most extensive newspaper and news media guide on the internet.
Interesting facts about Canadian and world events. There is also a "For Teachers" section that has education materials for Grades 6-12.
Busy teachers are always looking for new teaching ideas and ways to save time. The Saskatoon Public Schools OLC has compiled a list of online resources that their teachers have created or recommended.
Pics4Learning is a copyright-friendly image library for teachers and students. The Pics4Learning collection consists of thousands of images that have been donated by students, teachers, and amateur photographers. Unlike many Internet sites, permission has been granted for teachers and students to use all of the images donated to the Pics4Learning collection.
A 5-page pdf document from Library and Archives Canada that has students researching three of Canada's prime ministers.
The StarPhoenix, your online source for Saskatoon news, sports, business, crime, entertainment, classifieds, horoscopes, weather, and more.
Teaching Resources, Student Activities, Reproducibles, and more!
The Science Learning Network (SLN) is an online community of educators, students, schools, science museums and other institutions demonstrating a new model for inquiry science education. There is a list of resources developed by SLN museums.
Science and Technology of WWII
Ignite interest in history and the beauty of the world by learning about the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and Seven Wonders of the Modern World.
The Geography Zone has been created to help spread geographical awareness and an understanding of the places and cultures across our world in an exciting and dynamic atmosphere. Here you can find The Geography Challenge, the world's largest online geography contest, as well as tons of the geography tools and facts to help make you a geography expert.
The history of treaty process in Canada has gone through several stages. This activity will give students the opportunity to look at a range of treaties from the period of New France to the present. They will analyze these primary sources (historical documents) and draw conclusions about what was really intended or hoped for in these treaties - and whether these hopes were realized. They will make a presentation of their findings and contribute to a timeline of documents and events.
Archives and Special Collections preserves the academic and cultural heritage of the University of Regina.
Our archival collection consists of original materials relating to the University, its faculty, staff, and students, dating from the inception of Regina College in 1911 to the present day. In addition, we collect private papers in various areas; our specific focus is the visual arts, journalism, and Saskatchewan literature.
Special Collections consists of published materials that are rare, valuable, or have particular cultural and historical importance. The subject coverage of this collection is fairly broad but certain areas, such as western Canadian and Saskatchewan history, are emphasized. Special Collections also contains theses written and defended since the establishment/inception of graduate programs in 1986.
U of R Library - Archives & Special Collections
A collection of activities, lessons, quizzes, and more that focus on the UN's involvement with human rights, poverty, world hunger, cleaner oceans, and more.
The University Archives constitutes the official "memory" of the University and represents the accumulated experience of an educational community that has contributed greatly to the history and development of the province.
A 4-page pdf file that challenges students to make generalizations about life in Canada in the late 19th or early 20th century by searching the Library and Archives Canada site for appropriate pictures.
Take a Virtual Field Trip to one of many locations. A great enhancer to any classroom.
In this introductory activity, students listen to war interviews with soldiers and analyze their effectiveness.
Welcome to the tours of Paris.
Would you rather visit Paris walking around on your own, or do you prefer a historical guided tour with comments? Or maybe visit the Catacombs?
Tour a German U-Boat from World War II.
U-505 Submarine at the Museum of Science and Industry