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Go West! Settling Canada's Prairies

Display My Images Selection at the MUSEUM. Letters in the Trunk. Oblates in the West - The Alberta Story : Welcome. Tracking the Buffalo. Fur Trade. Fossils of Alberta. Alberta's Natural Resources.

First Nations People. Energy Education Mobile. Page Content The Energy Education Mobile ( PDF 2.4 MB) has four interactive learning stations described below that include individual and group activities.

Energy Education Mobile

The stations teach students about Alberta’s energy resources and energy efficiency and meet outcomes in the Grade 4 Science and Social Studies curriculum. Alberta’s Energy Landscape This touch screen computer game teaches students about where Alberta’s energy resources come from, how they get to us and how they are used. Play Alberta's Energy Landscape Game online (requires Flash®). Electricity: Using it Wisely Using a handheld scanner and books of cards representing how electricity is used in the home, students evaluate a number of choices and select actions to reduce electricity consumption. Heat: Keeping It In Using arrow magnets, students first identify areas of heat loss and air leaks on a large magnet board house. Energy Efficiency Detective Download the Energy Efficiency Detective poster answers ( WebQuests Finding Fossils. Fossil Games Online For Kids - Learn About Different Fossils. Exploring Fossils and Fossil Records.

Walking Together. Moo2You Dairy Farming in Alberta. Fossils webquest. Introduction: You and a group of friends are digging on the playground when one of you notices a rock that resembles a tooth.

fossils webquest

You begin to dig a little further and find another mysterious looking rock. Maybe they are fossils! Everyone is excited about the discovery but isn’t sure what to do next. So, of course, you run to tell your teacher, Ms. Task: Ms. Process: Many questions begin to be asked that need answers so you find a pencil and record your questions on a piece of paper. *What is a fossil? *What do fossils look like? *How are fossils formed? *How long has it been here? *What can we learn from fossils about the past? *How should we go about digging more without harming any other treasures we may find? *How do we mark off the area to be searched?

*What tools should we use to continue searching? Ms. Roles: *Assists other team members with their tasks. *Organizes information on chart. *Keep team members on task. You are responsible for answering the following questions: Métis Language and Culture. Visit Our Parks - Regulations. The information that follows is intended as a general guide to some of the regulations under the Provincial Parks Act and a variety of other provincial and federal legislation that apply to recreational activities in provincial parks and recreation areas.

Visit Our Parks - Regulations

Download our regulations pamphlet. Contravention of regulations may result in eviction, a court-imposed fine or a restitution order. Regulations are enforced by conservation officers (peace officers in the Province of Alberta). Conservation officers work with local police authorities to ensure the safety of park visitors. Boating For the safety of both swimmers and boaters, please obey all signs at boat launches and on lakes. Camping Please register your campsite. The maximum number of motor vehicles, tents, recreational vehicles and trailers permitted on a campsite is three. Be a Good Neighbour Avoid excessive noise so that everyone can enjoy the peace and tranquility of parks. Day Use Fire Prevention Firearms & Hunting Fireworks Fishing. Green Teacher. National Parks List.

CPAWS Southern Alberta. CPAWS Environmental Education Programs from Tracy Jacobson on Vimeo.

CPAWS Southern Alberta

Education Programs: To learn more about our programs or to make a booking please contact our Environmental Education Coordinator Jennifer Casciani at, call 403-232-6686, or fill out our ONLINE BOOKING FORM. Download our ELEMENTARY SCHOOL EDUCATION PROGRAMS ADVERTISEMENT or SECONDARY EDUCATION PROGRAMS ADVERTISEMENT Species at Risk Investigation Grades 2-5 CPAWS will come to you and guide your students on a unique, hands-on, curriculum linked journey to becoming Environmental Detectives. Banff National Park. The Canadian Rockies. The DVD in a Postcard. Part 1. Go West! Settling Canada's Prairies. Go West!

Go West! Settling Canada's Prairies

Settling Canada's PrairiesWilliam R. Morrison, University of Northern British Columbia What forces transformed millions of hectares of grassland into one of the world's great food-producing areas in one generation- At the time of Confederation, in 1867, what are now the provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta were home, as they had been for millennia, to First Nations people following their traditional way of life. Along with this population were a few hundred white newcomers and about 9,000 Métis in the Red River Colony, with what is now Winnipeg at its centre. Not only was there a huge population explosion after 1900, but so many of the immigrants came from backgrounds other than British or French that the ethnic composition of the entire Canadian population was changed forever.

The story of the Prairies is not just a story of agriculture-the urban history of this part of Canada in this era is also significant. Social Studies Grade 4. Weather Wiz Kids weather information for kids.