Social Studies - Gr.4.1: Alberta:the land, histories and stories

A Sense of the Land: General Outcome: Students will demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of how elements of physical geography, climate, geology and paleontology are integral to the landscapes and environment of Alberta. (from Alberta Education)
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Explains the importance of Banff National Park as a Canadian symbol. Gr.2-4

Explains the importance of Banff National Park as a Canadian symbol.

Explore the geography, weather, plants, plants and animals, and environment of the the Rocky Mountains.

Spectacular aerial photographs show you a whole new way to see some of our country's most fascinating natural and man-made features -- waterfalls and waterslides, forts and farms, badlands and belugas

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.

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.

Dinosaur Provincial Park by Galadriel Watson

Dinosaur Provincial Park by Galadriel Watson

Takes you on a personal tour through the Rocky Mountains ecosystem.

Takes you on a personal tour through the Rocky Mountains ecosystem.

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump in Alberta is one of the oldest, largest, and best-preserved buffalo jump sites in North America and was declared a World Heritage Site in 1981. Author Gordon Reid has compiled a history of this significant site, describing the importance of the buffalo to Native peoples, how the jump was used, and the traditions and skills surrounding the hunt.

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump in Alberta is one of the oldest, largest, and best-preserved buffalo jump sites in North America and was declared a World Heritage Site in 1981. Author Gordon Reid has compiled a history of this significant site, describing the importance of the buffalo to Native peoples, how the jump was used, and the traditions and skills surrounding the hunt.

An account of the Kananaskis flood showing the event itself, the aftermath, the assessment of damage, and the rebuilding phase. Includes photographs taken before and after the landscape changed.

The Great Kananaskis Flood: A Disaster That Forever Changed the Face of Kananaskis Country

Alberta, located on the northwestern edge of North America's vast inland Great Plains, is subject to the weather extremes commonly associated with such grassland regions around the world scorching hot summers, frigid winters, Chinooks that can swing the temperature from winter to summer in a couple of hours, and a penchant for windstorms. Explains all the different weather patterns, cloud shapes, snowfall and windstorms in an easy-to-understand manner supplemented with graphics and…

Alberta, located on the northwestern edge of North America's vast inland Great Plains, is subject to the weather extremes commonly associated with such grassland regions around the world scorching hot summers, frigid winters, Chinooks that can swing the temperature from winter to summer in a couple of hours, and a penchant for windstorms. Explains all the different weather patterns, cloud shapes, snowfall and windstorms in an easy-to-understand manner supplemented with graphics and…


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