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Settling the West

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
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Submitted By
Erin Fields - 3 years ago
Description
This activity will involve analyzing three advert…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
4
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Submitted By
Erin Fields - 3 years ago
Description
This activity will involve analyzing three advertisements from the Canadian Pacific Railway Company encouraging settlement in Manitoba. The purpose of this activity is to give your students practice in analyzing digital primary sources and to understand the context in which it was made. Incorporating sources from UBC Library’s Open Collections into your classroom can help students build their historical thinking through analyzing, contextualizing, and inferring using historical texts.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Primary Sources
Settlement
Canada
Advertisements
Canadian Pacific Railway
Manitoba
Learning Standards
Take stakeholders’ perspectives on issues, developments, or events by making inferences about their beliefs, values, and motivations (perspective) Ask questions, corroborate inferences, and draw conclusions about the content and origins of a variety of sources, including mass media (evidence)
Duration
60 minutes+
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 10, 2018
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Starting with Soil by the Centre for Ecoliteracy

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Presentation
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 2 years ago
Description
With animation, interactivity, and sound effects,…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Presentation
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 2 years ago
Description
With animation, interactivity, and sound effects, Starting with Soil demonstrates how plants and animals cooperate to make the soil we need to grow healthy food. Kids learn that soil starts with bare rock and discover how long it takes nature to make one inch of topsoil. (Spoiler alert: it takes 500 years!) Different chapters convey the importance of pollinators and the critical roles animals, the weather, microorganisms, and cover crops play in organic farming. Designed for students ages 7-9, Starting with Soil allows users to plant seeds, build a compost pile, drag a microscope over different organisms in soil to get a better look, and view the symbiosis at work when corn, beans, and squash are planted together.
Subject
Science
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Geography
Keywords
Ecosystem
Growing Food
Gardens
Compost
Pollinators
URLs
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/download/starting-soil
Duration
30-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018