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

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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Describes the mountain pine beetle and how it has caused an epidemic of dead trees in the Rocky Mountains.

Describes the mountain pine beetle and how it has caused an epidemic of dead trees in the Rocky Mountains.

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.

The opening of the 1967 Centennial Edmonton Legislature Building

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

The Alberta oil patch : then & now by John McQuarrie -

The Alberta oil patch : then & now by John McQuarrie -

British Columbia's mountain pine beetle : an intermediate teacher's resource. [Kit]

Pine trees near Grandby, Colo., show the signature rust color of the 'red stage' of a pine beetle attack.

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

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

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.

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 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.

Unbuilt Calgary: A History of the City That Might Have Been

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