Canada & The World

History, geography, culture – all play integral roles in our lives. Learning how people live in other parts of Canada and other parts of the world gives us a higher level of appreciation and compassion, and helps us better understand ourselves. These websites provide good, factual information about people here and around the globe.

Canada History

Canada History

Canada is a country built upon the many qualities of its people in combination with the natural landscape of geography. Many of the great stories which can be told about the countries history, heritage and culture are set against the backdrop of giant settings such as the Canadian Shield, the Atlantic Coast, the Rocky Mountains, the Arctic and during the presence of giant men and women who shaped events.

www.canadahistory.com

Fort William First Nation

Fort William First Nation

The Fort William Reserve, located on the western end of Lake Superior adjacent to the city of Thunder Bay was set aside under the provisions of the Robinson-Superior Treaty in 1850. The north shore of Lake Superior is the southern edge of the Canadian Shield, vast country of rock scraped clean by glaciers and waterways. The traditional territories occupied and used by the Chippewa’s at Fort William and their residence stretch from Pigeon River to the south, north to Treaty 9 boundary and east to Lake Nipigon.

fwfn.com

Global Trek

Global Trek: Virtual Travel

Travel the world from the comfort of you computer. As you visit each country, you will be asked to keep a travel journal and write about different topics. Keep your journal and a pen next to your computer and write down what you think.

teacher.scholastic.com/activities/globaltre...

World Almanac For Kids

The World Almanac For Kids

We are pleased to announce that WorldAlmanacForKids.com is now available as The World Almanac® for Kids Online, an entertaining, subscription-based reference site for librarians, teachers, and educators.

www.worldalmanacforkids.com

Zoom School

Zoom School

Zoom School is an on-line schoolroom with many links related to a geographic, scientific, and language-related themes. On each topic, there are pages of information and activities (including printouts and quizzes).

Simply click on a picture or link that interests you. You will go to a site related to that subject. Some pages are designed to be used online (to read or do an interactive activity). Other pages are designed to be used as educational printouts. Print them on your printer to use in a classroom or at home.

www.enchantedlearning.com/school/Canada

https://tbcschools.ca/students/primary/canada-world

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