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Assignment: Grades 11-12: The Cold War - Civil Defense or Nuclear Disarmament? - For Teachers

Type: Document

Compares and contrasts the positions of civil defense and nuclear disarmament.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Introductory Activity: Grades 6-12: What Was the Cold War About? - For Teachers

Type: Document

Students explore a CBC Archives website to gather some first impressions and background information on the Cold War era and its impact on Canadian society and politics.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Holding Up Half the Sky: Women's History Lesson Plan

Type: Document

"Women hold up half the sky" is a saying that values the contributions of women to our world. This activity introduces some of Canada's remarkable female "agents of change" and the organizations with which they worked.

Site: Parks Canada

HMCS Haida National Historic Site of Canada: The Last of the Tribal Destroyers Lesson Plan

Type: Document

Students will learn about the important role HMCS Haida -- the last of the Tribal class destroyers --played during World War II, the Korean War and the Cold War. Students will examine the process for nominating a person of national historic significance in order to ensure important aspects of Canadian history are not forgotten by future generations.

Site: Parks Canada

Assignment: Grades 9-10: The Cold War - Planning for Survival - For Teachers

Type: Document

Investigates government and personal measures taken in order to ensure survival in the event of a nuclear war.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Rideau Canal National Historic Site of Canada: Rideau Canal National Historic Site of Canada Receives World Heritage Site Designation!: Lesson Plan

Type: Document

Students are provided with information on the Rideau Canal National Historic Site of Canada, to understand why it has recently received designation as a world heritage site

Site: Parks Canada

WebQuest Exercise: Grades 6-12: Timeline of Cold War Events - For Teachers

Type: Document

Best suited for senior students, this task involves developing a timeline of some of the major events of the Cold War and indicating how Canada was involved or affected by them. May be modified for younger students.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Assignment: Grades 6-8: Canadian Young People and the Cold War - For Teachers

Type: Document

Students reflect on and discuss how the Cold War affected the lives of young people in Canada, both at home and in school.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation