Social Studies

This year in Social Studies, students will be focusing on Alberta. Using the inquiry model, students will experience the stories and events of our province throughout history from a wide variety of viewpoints.

Here are some great weblinks for our Social Studies topics!

http://www.abheritage.ca/abnature/map.htm

http://www.tyrrellmuseum.com/

http://www.oilsandsdiscovery.com/

http://www.glenbow.org/exhibitions/online/

http://www.hbc.com/hbcheritage/history/blanket/history/

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/Games/

Big Rock (OKOTOKS)

http://tprc.alberta.ca/museums/historicsiteslisting/okotokserratic/default.aspx

http://www.abheritage.ca/alberta/archaeology/facts_finds_legend_okotoks.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Rock_%28glacial_erratic%29

Hoodoos

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoodoo_(geology)

http://www.virtuallydrumheller.com/tour/hoodoos.htm

http://www.uleth.ca/vft/milkriver/hoodoos.html

Legends:

http://www.ayn.ca/legends.aspx

Put on your headphones and try this one!

http://www.glenbow.org/blackfoot/EN/html/traditional_stories.htm

The Fur Trade

http://www.royalalbertamuseum.ca/human/archaeo/aspects/furtrade.htm

Explorers/Fur Traders

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Henday

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Pond

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Mackenzie_(explorer)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Thompson_(explorer)

The Metis during the Fur Trade

http://firstpeoplesofcanada.com/fp_furtrade/fp_furtrade4.html

The HBC and the Point Blanket:

www.hbc.com/hbcheritage/history/blanket/history/>

Forts in Alberta

http://www.northamericanforts.com/Canada/ab.html

Father Lacombe and the Missionaries

http://www.history.alberta.ca/fatherlacombe/history/history7/furtrade.aspx

The people of the HBC:

www.hbc.com/hbcheritage/history/people/>

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