Social Studies

Websites to Support the Curriculum

Grade 6: Cluster 3: Shaping Contemporary Canada

Learning Experience: 6.3.1 Overview of Contemporary Canada
6.3.1 ACTIVATING STRATEGIES

No websites recommended

6.3.1 ACQUIRING STRATEGIES

Historica, The Prime Ministers of Canada: http://www.primeministers.ca/index.php

National Library of Canada, Prime Ministers: http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/primeministers/index-e.html

National Library of Canada, Prime Ministers for Kids: http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/primeministers/kids/index-e.html

National Library of Canada, Prime Ministers for Kids, Facts: http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/primeministers/kids/h9-3000-e.html

Canadiana Website, Prime Ministers of Canada: http://www3.sympatico.ca/goweezer/canada/canpms.htm

Historica, The Prime Ministers of Canada: http://www.primeministers.ca/index.php

National Library of Canada, Prime Ministers: http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/primeministers/index-e.html

National Library of Canada, Prime Ministers for Kids: http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/primeministers/kids/index-e.html

National Library of Canada, Prime Ministers for Kids, Facts: http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/primeministers/kids/h9-3000-e.html

Canadiana Website, Prime Ministers of Canada: http://www3.sympatico.ca/goweezer/canada/canpms.htm

Pearson College, Lester B. Pearson: http://www.uwc.ca/pearson/library/lester/lester.htm

Canadiana Website, Prime Ministers of Canada, John Diefenbaker: http://www3.sympatico.ca/goweezer/canada/diefenbaker.htm

Canada’s Digital Collections, Text of Eulogy delivered by Charles Joseph Clark about John Diefenbaker at his funeral: http://collections.ic.gc.ca/discourspm/anglais/cjc/2208979e.html

Biography of John Joseph Diefenbaker http://canadaonline.about.com/cs/primeminister/p/pmdiefenbaker.htm

Canada’s Digital Collections, Pierre Elliott Trudeau :  http://collections.ic.gc.ca/canspeak/english/pet/

Library and Archives Canada, Kim Campbell http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/primeministers/h4-3475-e.html

Prime Ministers of Canada, Brian Mulroney http://www.primeministers.ca/mulroney/intro.php

Canadiana Website, Prime Ministers Canada, Brian Mulroney: http://www3.sympatico.ca/goweezer/canada/mulroney.htm

Canadiana Website, Prime Ministers of Canada, Charles Joseph Clark http://www3.sympatico.ca/goweezer/canada/clark.htm

Canadiana Website, Prime Ministers of Canada, John Turner: http://www3.sympatico.ca/goweezer/canada/turner.htm

Canada’s Digital Collections, Biography of Jean Chrétien: http://collections.ic.gc.ca/discourspm/anglais/jc/bio.html

Canadiana Website, Prime Ministers of Canada, Jean Chrétien: http://www3.sympatico.ca/goweezer/canada/chretien.htm

Canadiana Website, Prime Ministers of Canada, Kim Campbell: http://www3.sympatico.ca/goweezer/canada/chretien.htm

Prime Ministers of Canada, Paul Martin http://www.primeministers.ca/martin/intro.php

6.3.1 APPLYING STRATEGIES

Statistics Canada, Learning Resources, Kids’ Zone, Maps: http://www.statcan.ca/english/edu/zone/maps/maps.htm

Canadian Geographic, Mapping Canada, Games: http://www.canadiangeographic.ca/atlas/games.aspx?lang=En

Learning Experience: 6.3.2 A Changing and Diverse Population
6.3.2 ACTIVATING STRATEGIES

No websites recommended

6.3.2 ACQUIRING STRATEGIES

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada. Kid’s Stop, History: http://www.ainc-inac.gc.ca/ks/4000_e.html

Museum of Civilization, History of the Vote in Canada, 1960: http://www.civilization.ca/cmc/exhibitions/hist/elections/el_008_e.shtml

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada. Nunavut: http://www.ainc-inac.gc.ca/ks/pdf/nunavu_e.pdf

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada. Learning Circle, Guide, Unit 8, Self-government: http://www.ainc-inac.gc.ca/ks/pdf/e_guide3.pdf

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada. Aboriginal Peoples’ Profiles, Elijah Harper: http://www.ainc-inac.gc.ca/ks/3111_e.html

Canadian Encyclopedia, Elijah Harper: http://www.canadianencyclopedia.ca/index.cfm ?PgNm=TCE&ArticleId=J0010844&mState=1

Canadian Encyclopedia, Junior Version, Aboriginal Self-Government: http://www.canadianencyclopedia.ca/index.cfm ?PgNm=TCE&TCE_Version=A&ArticleId=A0009236&mState=1

Canadian Encyclopedia, Junior Version, Nisga’a: http://www.canadianencyclopedia.ca/index.cfm ?PgNm=TCE&ArticleId=J0005762&mState=1

CBC Archives, Status Indians compensated for benefits denied, June21, 2002: http://archives.cbc.ca/400d.asp?id=1-71-1039-5838

CBC Archives, No Deal! March 27, 1987: http://archives.cbc.ca/400d.asp?id=1-73-516-2436

CBC Archives, Voters Choose NWT Split, April 15, 1982: http://archives.cbc.ca/400d.asp?id=1-73-108-659

CBC Archives, The Oka Crisis: http://archives.cbc.ca/300c.asp?IDCat=71&IDDos=99&IDLan=1&IDMenu=71

CBC Archives, Oka crisis ends, September 26, 1990: http://archives.cbc.ca/400d.asp?id=1-71-99-582

CBC Archives, Happy Nunavut Day, April 1, 1999: http://archives.cbc.ca/400d.asp?id=1-73-108-663

CBC Archives: A Lost Heritage: Canada’s Residential Schools: http://archives.cbc.ca/300c.asp?id=1-70-692

CBC Archives, “We Are Deeply Sorry”, January 7, 1998: http://archives.cbc.ca/400d.asp?id=1-70-692-4011

Canadian Geographic, Canada’s francophone population, July 1994:  http://www.canadiangeographic.com/Magazine/Ja94/geomap.htm

Immigration Canada, A Newcomer’s Introduction to Canada, Francophone Population: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/newcomers/live/index.asp

Atlas de la francophonie, Provinces and Territories: http://franco.ca/atlas/francophonie/english/index.cfm (summary of francophone demographics for each province and territory)

Censuses of Canada, the 1800s: http://www.statcan.ca/english/freepub/98-187-XIE/1800s.htm (estimates of population in the 1800s

6.3.2 APPLYING STRATEGIES

Operation Dialogue, Baldwin-Lafontaine Lecture, Georges Erasmus, 2002: http://www.operation-dialogue.com/lafontaine-baldwin/e/2002_speech_2.html

CBC Archives, “The Future Begins Now”, March 8, 2002: http://archives.cbc.ca/400d.asp?id=1-73-516-2444

Indian and Northern Affairs, Kids’ Stop, Aboriginal Peoples Profiles, Georges Erasmus: http://www.ainc-inac.gc.ca/ks/3108_e.html

Indian and Northern Affairs, Kids’ Stop, Aboriginal Peoples Profiles, Phil Fontaine: http://www.ainc-inac.gc.ca/ks/3109_e.html

Canadian Heritage, Multiculturalism, Canadian Diversity, Respecting Our Differences: http://www.pch.gc.ca/eng/1266037002102/1265993639778

Statistics Canada, 2001 Census, English-French Bilingualism: http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census01/ Products/Analytic/companion/lang/bilingual.cfm

CBC Archives, The Road to Bilingualism: http://archives.cbc.ca/300c.asp?id=1-73-655

Learning Experience: 6.3.3 A Modern Industrialized Nation
6.3.3 ACTIVATING STRATEGIES

No websites recommended

6.3.3 ACQUIRING STRATEGIES

Heritage Minutes, Marconi: http://www.histori.ca/minutes/minute.do?ID=10189

Heritage Minutes, Avro Arrow: http://www.histori.ca/minutes/minute.do?ID=10220

Heritage Minutes, Marshall McLuhan: http://www.histori.ca/minutes/minute.do?ID=10226

Heritage Minutes, Sir Sandford Fleming: http://www.histori.ca/minutes/minute.do?ID=10182

Heritage Minutes, Joseph-Armand Bombardier: http://www.histori.ca/minutes/minute.do?ID=10204

Heritage Minutes, Basketball (James Naismith): http://www.histori.ca/minutes/minute.do?ID=10186

Heritage Newfoundland, Guglielmo Marconi: http://www.heritage.nf.ca/society/marconi.html#gmarconi

Canadian Profiles, Guglielmo Marconi: http://www.canadians.ca/more/profiles/m/m_guglielmo_marconi.htm

Canadian Heirloom Series, Charles E. Saunders: http://collections.ic.gc.ca/heirloom_series/volume4/242-245.htm

Canadian Heirloom Series, Reginald Fessenden: http://collections.ic.gc.ca/heirloom_series/volume4/42-45.htm

Geocities, The McIntosh Apple: http://www.geocities.com/perfectapple/mac.html

Canadian Heirloom Series, William Stephenson, A Man Called Intrepid: http://collections.ic.gc.ca/heirloom_series/volume6/132-133.htm

Parks Canada, Backgrounder, Joseph-Armand Bombardier: http://www.pc.gc.ca/apps/NewsReleases/release_e.asp? bgid=512&andor=bg

Science.ca, Harriet Brooks: http://www.science.ca/scientists/scientistprofile.php?pID=131

Nobel E-Museum, Frederick G. Banting: http://www.nobel.se/medicine/laureates/1923/banting-bio.html

Canadian Heirloom Series, Electron Microscope: http://collections.ic.gc.ca/heirloom_series/volume4/258-261.htm

Canadian Heirloom Series, Insulin: http://collections.ic.gc.ca/heirloom_series/volume4/10-13.htm

Canadian Heirloom Series, The Massey Legacy, Farming the World: http://collections.ic.gc.ca/heirloom_series/volume4/84-85.htm

Canada’s Digital Collections, Canadian Aviation Timeline: http://collections.ic.gc.ca/highlights/guide/maine.htm

Statistics Canada, Urban and rural population counts: http://www.statcan.ca/english/census96/table15.htm

Growth concentrated in four large urban regions: http://geodepot.statcan.ca/Diss/Highlights/Page9/Page9_e.cfm

CBC Archives, The Birth of Medicare: http://archives.cbc.ca/300c.asp?IDCat= 73&IDDos=90&IDLan=1&IDMenu=73

CBC Archives, Medicare and Social Welfare: Tommy Douglas and the NDP: http://archives.cbc.ca/300c.asp?id=1-74-851

Canadian Heirloom Series, Emmet Matthew Hall, Father of Medicare: http://collections.ic.gc.ca/heirloom_series/volume6/176-177.htm

Canadian Encyclopedia,Junior Version, Health Care: http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm ?PgNm=TCE&TCE_Version=A&ArticleId=J0020159&MenuClosed=0

Virtual Museum, Canadian Medical Hall of Fame, Thomas Douglas: http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/Exhibitions/Medicentre/en/

6.3.3 APPLYING STRATEGIES

No websites recommended

Learning Experience: 6.3.4 Canada on the World Stage
6.3.4 ACTIVATING STRATEGIES

Heritage Minute, John Humphrey: http://www.histori.ca/minutes/minute.do?ID=10219

6.3.4 ACQUIRING STRATEGIES

Pearson College, Lester B. Pearson: http://www.uwc.ca/pearson/library/lester/lester.htm

Parks Canada, Grave Sites of Canadian Prime Ministers, Lester Pearson: http://www.pc.gc.ca/clmhc-hsmbc/pm/Pearson_E.asp

National Library of Canada, Prime Ministers, Lester Pearson: http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/primeministers/h4-3356-e.html

Nobel E-Museum, The Nobel Peace Prize 1957, Presentation Speech, Lester B. Pearson: http://www.nobel.se/peace/laureates/1957/press.html

Archives, Pearson Wins Nobel Peace Prize, Oct.12, 1957: http://archives.cbc.ca/400d.asp?id=1-71-340-1849-10

UNA Fact Sheets, Canada’s Role in the UN: http://www.unac.org/en/link_learn/fact_sheets/role.asp

CBC Archives, First United Nations General Assembly: http://archives.cbc.ca/400d.asp?id=1-73-520-2551-11

Canadian Encyclopedia, United Nations: http://www.canadianencyclopedia.ca/index.cfm ?PgNm=TCE&TCE_Version=A&ArticleId=A0008231&MenuClosed=0

Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Canada and the United Nations: http://www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca/canada_un/menu-en.asp

Canada’s Heirloom Series, John Peters Humphrey: http://collections.ic.gc.ca/heirloom_series/volume4/114-117.htm

John Humphrey and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: http://www.markings.bc.ca/mind/peace/humanrights.html

United Nations, Secretary General Appoints Stephen Lewis as Special Envoy: http://www.un.org/ga/aids/StephenLewisBio.html

Canada and the Cold War:

Canada and the Korean War:

Canadian Encyclopedia, Korean War: http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm ?PgNm=TCE&ArticleId=J0004370

Veterans Affairs Canada, History, Korean War: http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/general/sub.cfm?source=history/koreawar/valour/introduction

CBC Archives, Canada’s Troops Arrive in Korea, December 1950: http://archives.cbc.ca/400d.asp?id=1-71-385-2204-11

CBC Archives, Forgotten Heroes: Canada and the Korean War: http://archives.cbc.ca/300c.asp?IDCat= 71&IDDos=112&IDLan=1&IDMenu=71

Canada and the Gulf War:

CBC Archives, The 1991 Gulf War: http://archives.cbc.ca/300c.asp?id=1-71-593

Canada’s Peacekeeping Missions:

CBC News In Depth: History of Canadian Peacekeeping: http://archives.cbc.ca/300c.asp?id=1-71-593

Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Canada and Peacekeeping: http://www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca/peacekeeping/menu-en.asp

Loyal Edmonton Regiment Museum, Military History, Peacekeeping: Suez Crisis: http://www.lermuseum.org/ler/mh/1945topresent/suezcrisis.html

Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Rebuilding Afghanistan: http://www.canada-afghanistan.gc.ca/menu-en.asp

Canada as a Peacemaker:

CBC Archives, Trudeau on Peking Peace Mission, 1983: http://archives.cbc.ca/400d.asp?id=1-73-389-2211-10

Government of Canada, Canada’s Guide to the Global Ban on Landmines: http://www.mines.gc.ca/I/menu-en.asp

Government of Canada, The International Movement to Ban Landmines:  http://www.mines.gc.ca/II/menu-en.asp

Government of Canada, Canada’s Support for Mine Action: http://www.mines.gc.ca/II/menu-en.asp

Canada and the International Francophonie:

Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Canada in la Francophonie: http://www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca/foreign_policy/ francophonie/cdn_goals-en.asp

Canada and the Organization of American States:

Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Organization of American States:   http://www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca/latinamerica/oas-history-en.asp

Atlas of Canada, Organization of American States:        http://atlas.gc.ca/site/english/maps/reference/legends/oas_legend.html

Canada and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO):

Foreign Affairs and International Trade, North Atlantic Treaty Organization: http://www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca/foreign_policy/nato/canada_nato-en.asp

Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Canada and NATO: http://www.international.gc.ca/foreign_policy/nato/menu-en.asp

Canada and the Inuit Circumpolar Conference:

Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Canada and the Circumpolar World: http://www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca/circumpolar/menu-en.asp

Inuit Circumpolar Conference: http://www.inuitcircumpolar.com/index.php?ID=1&Lang=En

Canada and International Trade:

CBC Archives, The Auto Pact: En Route to Free Trade: http://archives.cbc.ca/300c.asp?id=1-73-326

Foreign Affairs and International Trade, NAFTA: http://www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca/nafta-alena/menu-en.asp

Canada and Global Environmental Protection:

6.3.4 APPLYING STRATEGIES

CBC News In Depth, The History of Canadian Peacekeeping, October 2003: http://www.cbc.ca/news/background/cdnmilitary/peacekeeping.html