Social Studies

Websites to Support the Curriculum

Grade 9: Cluster 4: Canada: Opportunities and Challenges

Learning Experience: 9.4.1 A Changing Nation
9.4.1 ACTIVATING STRATEGIES

No websites recommended

9.4.1 ACQUIRING STRATEGIES

Statistics Canada, Canadian Statistics: http://www.statcan.ca/english/Pgdb/

Made in Canada – Canadian Inventors and Inventions: http://inventors.about.com/library/weekly/aa090100a.htm Canadian Council for Social Development, Publications: http://www.ccsd.ca/pubs/pubcat/fcsp.htm

CBC Archives: http://archives.cbc.ca/index.asp?IDLan=1

Animated population pyramid: http://www.statcan.gc.ca/kits-trousses/animat/edu06a_0000-eng.htm

Demographic related resources: http://www.statcan.ca/english/kits/animat/pyone.htm

9.4.1 APPLYING STRATEGIES

CBC Archives, The Birth of Medicare: http://archives.cbc.ca/300c.asp?id=1-73-90 http://archives.cbc.ca/ACT-1-73-90/ politics_economy/medicare/educational_activities/

Canada Health Act Overview: http://www.parl.gc.ca/information/library/prbpubs/944-e.htm

CBC News, Problems and Cures: Romanow Report Released: http://www.cbc.ca/healthcare/

Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada, Media Releases: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/english/care/romanow/hcc0143.html

Collections Canada, the Canadian West, Urbanization: http://www.collectionscanada.ca/05/0529/052903/05290302_e.html

Urbanization, the Canadian Encyclopedia: http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/ PrinterFriendly.cfm?ArticleId=A0008280

Learning Experience: 9.4.2 Engaging in the Citizenship Debate
9.4.2 ACTIVATING STRATEGIES

Collections Canada, Canadian Scientists: http://collections.ic.gc.ca/science/english/canadian/index.html

Collections Canada, Canadian Portraits: http://collections.ic.gc.ca/portraits/docs/ethemes.htm

Canadian Studies Thirty Famous Canadians: http://www.canadianstudies.ca/NewJapan/famous.html

Culture Canada, People: http://www.culturecanada.gc.ca/eng/1266037002102/1265993639778

Famous Canadians Theme Page: http://www.cln.org/themes/famous.html

Famous Canadians: http://www.canadians.ca/

9.4.2 ACQUIRING STRATEGIES

CBC, Who Is the Greatest Canadian: http://www.cbc.ca/greatest/ (Note: this site includes a downloadable teacher guide and activities)

CBC News in Depth, Background, Order of Canada: http://www.cbc.ca/news/background/orderofcanada/

9.4.2 APPLYING STRATEGIES

Public Holidays and Other Important Dates: http://www.canadianheritage.gc.ca/eng/1266366005340/1268245237942

Learning Experience: 9.4.3 Social Justice in Canada
9.4.3 ACTIVATING STRATEGIES

No websites recommended

9.4.3 ACQUIRING STRATEGIES

Canadian Council on Social Development, Highlights, the Progress of Canada’s Children 2002: http://www.ccsd.ca/pubs/2002/pcc02/hl.htm

Campaign 2000 End Child Poverty in Canada: http://www.campaign2000.ca/

CBC News, Little change in child poverty rates, November 2003: http://www.cbc.ca/canada/story/2003/11/24/child_poverty031124.html

Homelessness in Canada: http://www.shareintl.org/archives/homelessness/hl-ch_Canada.htm

Canada’s Digital Collections, First Nations and Métis, Treaties - Overview: http://collections.ic.gc.ca/abpolitics/alberta/fn_metis/treaties.html

UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Draft Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: http://www.unhchr.ch/huridocda/huridoca.nsf/ (Symbol)/E.CN.4.SUB.2.RES.1994.45.En?OpenDocument

MTS, Young Humanitarian Awards: http://www.mbteach.org/library/Archives/YHA/YHA_2007.pdf Adobe Icon

9.4.3 APPLYING STRATEGIES

Museum of Civilization, Storytelling: The Art of Knowledge: http://www.civilization.ca/cmc/exhibitions/aborig/storytel/indexeng.shtml

The Blackfoot, Story Robes and Lessons: http://projects.cbe.ab.ca/ict/2learn/mmspeight/blackfoot/html/storyrobes.htm

Youth in Philanthropy: http://www.yipcanada.org/

Manitoba Aboriginal Artists Archive: http://collections.ic.gc.ca/artist/artists/index.html

Collections Canada, Norval Morrisseau: http://collections.ic.gc.ca/artists/morriseau_norval.html

Learning Experience: 9.4.4 Taking Our Place in the Global Village
9.4.4 ACTIVATING STRATEGIES

No websites recommended

9.4.4 ACQUIRING STRATEGIES

All 4 Each – Co-ops in the Classroom http://www.ontario.coop/programs_services/lifelong_coop_ learning/all_4_each_coops_in_the_classroom

Environment Canada, Climate Change: http://www.ec.gc.ca/default.asp?lang=En&n=2967C31D-1?WT.mc_id=changements

Environment Canada, Species at Risk: http://www.speciesatrisk.gc.ca/

Canada at the World Summit on Sustainable Development (2002): http://www.canada2002earthsummit.gc.ca/

The environment and resources for Canadians: http://www.environmentandresources.ca/

Our Great Lakes: http://www.on.ec.gc.ca/greatlakes/

Parks Canada Charter: http://www.pc.gc.ca/agen/chart/chartr_E.asp . Immigration Canada, The Canadian Refugee System: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/refugees/index.asp

Foreign Affairs Canada: http://www.international.gc.ca/international/index.aspx

International Trade Canada: http://www.international.gc.ca/international/index.aspx

CIDA (Canadian International Development Agency): http://www.acdi-cida.gc.ca/index-e.htm

Canada’s G8 Website: http://www.g8.gc.ca/menu-en.asp

Canada and the Council of Europe: http://www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca/canadaeuropa/canada-council-eu-en.asp

Canada and the Commonwealth: http://www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca/foreign_policy/commonwealth/menu-en.asp

Canada in la Francophonie: http://www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca/foreign_policy/francophonie/menu-en.asp

9.4.4 APPLYING STRATEGIES

No websites recommended