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Social studies - Gr. 4.3 - Alberta: Celebrations and challenges

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General Outcome: Students will demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of how Alberta has grown and changed culturally, economically and socially since 1905. (from Alberta Education)

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Alberta, the westernmost of Canada's three Prairie provinces, shares many physical features with its neighbours to the east, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. The Rocky Mountains form the southern portion of Alberta's western boundary with British Columbia. Canada Day, Rocky Mountains, British Columbia, Challenges, Grade 3, Social Studies, Building, Murals

Alberta

Alberta, the westernmost of Canada's three Prairie provinces, shares many physical features with its neighbours to the east, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. The Rocky Mountains form the southern portion of Alberta's western boundary with British Columbia.

Nonfiction: [A] young Blackfoot boy exploring the world around him. Powwows are a big part of his culture. Join him as enjoys the celebration. Thing 1, Pow Wow, Native Indian, Children's Literature, First Nations, Social Studies, Nonfiction, True Stories, Childrens Books

Nonfiction: [A] young Blackfoot boy exploring the world around him. Powwows are a big part of his culture. Join him as enjoys the celebration."

The economic cycle -- Economic indicators -- Economic booms -- Economic downturns -- Depressions -- The credit cycle -- Booms and crises -- To sum it up -- Timeline of the economic crisis. Economic Systems, Grade 3, Decision Making, Social Studies, Timeline, Celebrations, Challenges, Study, Studio

The economic cycle -- Economic indicators -- Economic booms -- Economic downturns -- Depressions -- The credit cycle -- Booms and crises -- To sum it up -- Timeline of the 2007-2009 economic crisis. Gr.8 and up.

Examines the many peoples that make up contemporary Canada and the cultural issues they face. Challenges And Opportunities, Social Change, Grade 3, Social Studies, Celebrations, Politics, Canada, Study, Culture

Examines the many peoples that make up contemporary Canada and the cultural issues they face.

Introduction - Hopes and Dreams - Nordegg - The Day That Cancelled Halloween  - Saunders- Jackpine Savage Mountain Park - Hockey Night in Mountain Park  - Mercoal, Alberta - A Love Story  - Coal Valley, Alberta - Jokerville  Georgetown,- God-Forsaken Places Ozada - Honoured Guests, Honourable Hosts Ribbon Creek - Not for the Weak of Heart    Hosmer, BC - The Legendary Finks    Crowsnest and BC - Borderline Capers   Lille - Gone But Not Forgotten   Epilogue - Guardians of the Ghost Mountain Park, Hopes And Dreams, Canadian Rockies, Grade 3, Ghost Towns, Social Studies, Love Story, Abandoned, Celebrations

Introduction - Hopes and Dreams - Nordegg - The Day That Cancelled Halloween - Saunders- Jackpine Savage Mountain Park - Hockey Night in Mountain Park - Mercoal, Alberta - A Love Story - Coal Valley, Alberta - Jokerville Georgetown,- God-Forsaken Places Ozada - Honoured Guests, Honourable Hosts Ribbon Creek - Not for the Weak of Heart Hosmer, BC - The Legendary Finks Crowsnest and BC - Borderline Capers Lille - Gone But Not Forgotten Epilogue - Guardians of the Ghost

Read "The Flood of 2013 A Summer of Angry Rivers in Southern Alberta" by Calgary Herald available from Rakuten Kobo. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this book will benefit the Calgary Foundation's Flood Rebuilding Fund. Z Book, Science Curriculum, Sociology, New Books, Audio Books, Literature, This Book, Southern, Politics

The raging waters -- Devastation and destruction -- The cleanup -- Helping hands and heroes -- How Albertans saw it -- Hell or high water -- Behind the headlines.

Working with historical photographs, White has retraced the steps of the original photographers and taken new shots in the same locales, a technique known as 'repeat photography'. Comparing these images side-by-side, the authors show the dramatic changes to the Rockies landscape that have occurred over the years. Banff National Park, National Parks, Rock Cycle, Earth Surface, Canadian Rockies, Grade 3, Mountain Landscape, Oil And Gas

Working with historical photographs, White has retraced the steps of the original photographers and taken new shots in the same locales, a technique known as 'repeat photography'. Comparing these images side-by-side, the authors show the dramatic changes to the Rockies landscape that have occurred over the years.

Calgary Stampede A Collection Of Vintage Postcards by Ken Tingley Rodeo Events Rodeo Events, Cowboy Ranch, University Of Alberta, Postcard Book, Beautiful Places To Live, Canadian Art, Old West, Book Publishing, Vintage Postcards

Taken from the vast post card collection held by the University of Alberta Libraries, these classic views capture all the excitement, from the championship cowboys, cowgirls, and horses, to the tragedies of defeat and injuries. The parades, the aboriginal camps, and all the lively hoopla are recalled in these images, with historical text to add context to those days of dust, sweat and glory.

When Peter the farm dog brings home a baby snowshoe hare, Laural and her family raise it until it is big enough to send to the Calgary Zoo. Snowshoe Hare, Farm Dogs, Calgary, Social Studies, Celebrations, Bring It On, Challenges, Student, Explore

When Peter the farm dog brings home a baby snowshoe hare, Laural and her family raise it until it is big enough to send to the Calgary Zoo.

An overview of the geography, history, daily life, contemporary issues and arts and culture of Alberta. Canada, Computer Technology, Social Studies, Geography, Good Books, Grade 3, Exploring, Computers, Celebrations

An overview of the geography, history, daily life, contemporary issues and arts and culture of Alberta.

Read "Unbuilt Calgary A History of the City That Might Have Been" by Stephanie White available from Rakuten Kobo. Calgary is a typical boom-and-bust town that was first based on ranching and farming, then oil and gas, and now energy. Canada Travel, Travel Usa, Toronto Architecture, Montreal Travel, Gift For Architect, New Brunswick Canada, Vancouver Travel, Parks Canada

Calgary is a typical boom-and-bust town that was first based on ranching and farming, then oil and gas, and now energy. And energy is what its citizens have, whether for skiing, work, or construction. It is a city that leaps ahead eagerly to new futures and rarely looks back., but Calgary can also be an unsentimental city, discarding its ideas, plans, and buildings with ease.

Availability: Journey to the tar sands / Jeh Custer . Oil Companies, Fort Mcmurray, Environmentalist, The Hundreds, Grade 3, Sands, Social Studies, Celebrations

In August 2007, a group of nineteen young environmentalists set out by bike from Alberta's southern boundary to learn the truth about the tar sands and what they mean for people and the environment. As members of the Sierra Youth Coalition, coming from all across Canada, they were passionate about the chance to see things for themselves. They wanted to better understand why developing this resource is so important and appealing not just to oil companies but to ordinary Canadians as well.