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 Solar Energy In China. Making the decision to go green by converting to solar powered energy is without a doubt a positive one. Solar technology is now becoming viewed as a solution to the worlds electricity requirements. Science Resources, Science Lessons, Science Activities, Science Projects, Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Teaching Ideas, Science Anchor Charts, 4th Grade Science

Blogging Bootcamp

I want to publicly thank my dear friend, teacher BFF, and other two peas half, Jen Jones, from Hello Literacy for single-handedly launchi...

Landforms, Continents & Oceans Activities {A Science, Writing & Literacy Unit} Kindergarten Science, Teaching Science, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Activities, Science Classroom, Classroom Resources, Science Education, Classroom Decor, Teacher Resources

Learning About Landforms - Around the Kampfire

Help your primary grade students explore, learn, and write about landforms. See our hands-on landforms activities plus our culminating writing project!

Beautiful Alphabet Cards for Teaching Upper Elementary (grades 4 5 about First Nations Metis and Inuit Culture Alberta Canada Read Aloud Aboriginal Art For Kids, Aboriginal Day, Aboriginal Education, Indigenous Education, Aboriginal Culture, Indigenous Art, Indigenous Knowledge, Canadian History, Native Canadian

Respecting First Nations, Metis and Inuit Cultures in the Classroom

Chocolate Covered Classroom Creations *Upper Elementary *Canadian *French as a Second Language *Guided Math *The Daily 5 *Project Based Learning.

April Art Projects For Kids Earth Day Earth Day Projects, Spring Art Projects, Earth Day Crafts, School Art Projects, 2nd Grade Art, Ecole Art, Art Lessons Elementary, Arte Popular, Art Classroom

Earth Day Art

I like this idea for the beginning of grade 4 social studies (Alberta). Have students create an all about Alberta art project to represent the various landforms of the province. Research as a class, create a visual anchor chart with details and then have students put them together in one circle. On the outside have them add things that are specific to them and their lives (still topography and landforms). Maybe hoodoos, inuksuk, hills they sled on, doccer fields etc. Great cross-curricular…

AMAZING website for resources and info on first nations people in Canada! Interactive game along with many resources of the Mushkegowuk and Anishinaabe peoples of Treaty 9 Aboriginal Education, Indigenous Education, Aboriginal Culture, Aboriginal People, Indigenous Art, Canadian Social Studies, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching Resources, Interactive Websites

Free Treaty 9 Games! Aboriginal Cree - First Nations history, culture

AMAZING website for resources and info on first nations people in Canada!

Alberta Social Studies: Traditions (story telling). The Owl and the Lemming An Eskimo Legend Indigenous Education, Indigenous Art, Canada For Kids, Aboriginal People, Aboriginal Art, Canadian History, Canadian Art, Restorative Justice, Teacher Lesson Plans

The Owl and the Lemming An Eskimo Legend

Director: Co Hoedeman Writer: Alootook Ipellie Puppet Design: Germaine Arnaktauyok

In an era of high stakes testing, art is sometimes the first thing to go but we as teachers need to find ways to continue providing art experiences for our students. Not only is art just plain…More Native American Lessons, Native American Projects, Native American Art, American History, Early American, Indiana, Art History Lessons, Art Lessons Elementary, Upper Elementary

We do weavings every year to tie into our Native American studies. These were done on a simple cardboard loom. (image only)

National Film Board of Canada - Life in Early Canada 05 - The New School. Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies, Pioneer Life, Pioneer School, Canada For Kids, Canadian Social Studies, Canadian History, Women In History, Social Skills

National Film Board of Canada - Life in Early Canada 05 - The New Schoolteacher

A short storyboard animation from the National Film Board, about living in early Canada. Fifth of seven.

SL - Kid in the century - Colonial Williamsburg video - ss 4th Grade Social Studies, Teaching Social Studies, Us History, American History, Colonial America Unit, American Video, Early American, Colonial Williamsburg, Educational Videos

Life as a Child in the 18th Century

Ever wonder what life was like for kids in the 18th century? Find out from some of Colonial Williamsburg's junior interpreters, who help bring the 18th centu...

a Fur Trading Post Historical Thinking Activity This interactive historical thinking task is so engaging for a minimal amount of teacher effort!This interactive historical thinking task is so engaging for a minimal amount of teacher effort! Social Studies Projects, Social Studies Notebook, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching History, Classroom Resources, World History Lessons, Study History

Fur Trading Post Historical Thinking Activity

Keep your students engaged in learning about life in Early Canada through this exciting project about the Canadian Fur Trade. Students are hired by a trading company to scout out a new location for a fort in the new world in this project based learning activity. Students present a map of the locatio...

10 books about truth and reconciliation to read with your kids More and more children will be reading stories about the legacy of residential schools and reconciliation in the classroom this year. Aboriginal Education, Indigenous Education, Aboriginal Culture, Joelle, Thing 1, Reading Stories, Reading Books, Kid Books, Canadian History

10 books about truth and reconciliation to read with your kids | CBC News

More and more children will be reading stories about the legacy of residential schools and reconciliation in the classroom this year.

Lobster Fishing in Meteghan Nova Scotia Grade 2 Science, Lobster Fishing, Social Studies Curriculum, Amazing Race, Educational Videos, Nova Scotia, Social Skills, School Stuff, Classroom Ideas

Lobster Fishing - Meteghan, Nova Scotia

Recognize the lobster in the video? The lobster on your plate may have been caught by Victor Thibault of Meteghan Nova Scotia and on film by the Canadian Cou...

The Royal Tyrrell Museum is named after geologist Joseph B. Tyrrell, who discovered Canada’s first meat-eating dinosaur near, what is now, the Museum’s location. Social Studies Lesson Plans, Social Studies Activities, Native Canadian, Canadian History, Who Is Joseph, Canadian Social Studies, Physical Geography, Study History, Teaching Kindergarten

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The Royal Tyrrell Museum is named after geologist Joseph B. Tyrrell, who discovered Canada’s first meat-eating dinosaur near, what is now, the Museum’s location.

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