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Nomadics Tipi Makers. Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park. Clothing The women’s principal garment was a sleeveless skin dress that fell to the ankles.

Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park

The slip-like dress was supported by straps over the shoulders. In cold weather women wore separate skin sleeves and leggings to protect exposed flesh. Namwayut: we are all one. Truth and reconciliation in Canada. Awesome Activities & Fun Facts. Orange Shirt Day began in Williams Lake in 2013 and has since spread to schools across B.C. and Canada.

Awesome Activities & Fun Facts

(Orangeshirtday.org) Orange Shirt Day (September 30th) is a day when we honour the Indigenous children who were sent away to residential schools in Canada and learn more about the history of those schools. What are residential schools? Students and a nun in a classroom at Cross Lake Indian Residential School, Manitoba, 1940. (REUTERS/Canada) Residential schools were church-run schools where approximately 150,000 Métis, Inuit and First Nations children were sent between the 1860s and the 1990s. Why is September 30th a special date? Canada: Provinces and Territories. This game in English was played 1,902 times yesterday.

Canada: Provinces and Territories

The game Canada: Provinces and Territories is available in the following languages: Seterra is an entertaining and educational geography game that lets you explore the world and learn about its countries, capitals, flags, oceans, lakes and more! You can access the Seterra online quiz site using your computer, phone, or tablet running the latest version of most web browsers, including Safari, Firefox, Chrome, and Internet Explorer. There’s also a Seterra app that runs on iOS and Android phones and tablets! The Seterra app offers two game modes, plus high score lists to keep track of your progress.

Mavericks: An Incorrigible History of Alberta. HERITAGE MINUTES. 2Learn.ca's Spirit of Alberta. 2Learn.ca's Spirit of Alberta. Go West! Settling Canada's Prairies. Skip navigation Musée McCord Museum Login | Français | Contact Us Donate Now Search Our Collection of 139,000 Images.

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

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. 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. 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 jcasciani@cpaws.org, 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. Social Studies Grade 4. Weather Wiz Kids weather information for kids.