Social Studies - Gr.4 Online Interactives

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McCord Museum: Go West! Settling Canada's Prairies site description for McCord Museum: Go West! Settling Canada's Prairies
This video from the McCord Museum describes the history of Prairie settlement in Canada. 
https://youtu.be/GRLD5XmLZ0Q

 
The Mavericks site description for The Mavericks
This online exhibition from the Glenbow Museum explores Alberta's history through over 700 artifacts, historic photographs, documents and maps. 
http://www.glenbow.org/mavericks/

 
Accent on Heritage site description for Accent on Heritage
This site allows students to explore the history of Alberta's francophone heritage. The content, which includes a timeline and teaching resources, was developed in partnership with Société historique francophone de l’Alberta. 
http://accent-patrimoine.ca/en/home/

 
Walking Together: Interactive Map of Alberta site description for Walking Together: Interactive Map of Alberta
This map allows you to choose several options for map background: natural regions, river systems, Treaty areas or Métis Nation of Alberta Regions. Then, you can choose the overlay of cities, highways, First Nations, Métis settlements or other places of FNMI significance. 
http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/aswt/map/

 
The Canadian Encyclopedia: Timeline of Alberta site description for The Canadian Encyclopedia: Timeline of Alberta
Scroll through the timeline; explore key developments in Alberta's history, from 1754 - 2017. 
https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/timeline/alberta

 
Historica Heritage Minutes: The Edmonton Grads site description for Historica Heritage Minutes: The Edmonton Grads
This famous group of female basketball players were the most successful team in Canadian sports history. This is an updated version of a classic Heritage Minute. 
https://www.historicacanada.ca/content/heritage-minutes/edmonton-gr
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Seven Stories site description for Seven Stories
Meet seven Calgarians, originally from Southeast Asia. You can read each of their stories and explore the maps and images.  
http://www.glenbow.org/sevenstories/index.htm

 
Letters From The Trunk site description for Letters From The Trunk
Letters From the Trunk is a completely interactive web site that takes you through a virtual train station located in Western Canada. The station contains historical letters, maps, posters and images that are brought to life in a multimedia rich environment. 
http://www.ataoc.ca/

 
Tracking the Buffalo site description for Tracking the Buffalo
This interactive explores "the role of the buffalo in the lives of the American Indians". How do the stories from a buffalo hide painting and activity about First Nations use of the buffalo relate to our Alberta history? 
http://americanhistory.si.edu/buffalo/

 
Virtual Farm Tours site description for Virtual Farm Tours
This is a great Canadian site that has virtual interactive tours of eleven different types of farm (some of them are in Alberta). "Take a look inside the barns and through the fields to learn about the lives of the animals who live there and the farmers who work with them." (site) 
http://www.virtualfarmtours.ca/
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