Social Studies - Gr.4 Online Interactives

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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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A Matter of Life and Death site description for A Matter of Life and Death
A Matter of Life and Death is an interactive game that looks at how an airplane was used to prevent a 1929 diptheria epidemic in Little Red River, Alberta. This activity is based on the real-life journey of Wop May and Vic Horner. 
http://casmuseum-microsites.techno-science.ca/fr/coups_d_ailes/stor
y.php?lang=en

 
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.html

 
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/

 
Sod House Living site description for Sod House Living
This activity teaches you what it was like to live in a sod house. 
http://www.collectionscanada.ca/settlement/kids/092/021013-sod-e.sw
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EcoKids: Heal the Drummer, Save the Band site description for EcoKids: Heal the Drummer, Save the Band
This game explores First Nations' knowledge of nature's remedies. Roll the dice and work to get Milton to his performance. Consult the book (right corner of screen) to find out which traditional treatment is best for each ailment. 
https://ecokids.ca/swf-files/gamesPage/miltonGame.swf

 
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/

 
Mokakioyis/Meyopimatisiwin site description for Mokakioyis/Meyopimatisiwin
The Mokakioyis/Meyopimatisiwin project seeks to digitally preserve traditional Aboriginal knowledge in an interactive online environment. Students, Aboriginal elders, cultural and spiritual advisors, eminent scholars, teachers, new media artists, and educational mentors collaborated to conduct this... 
http://www.galileo.org/initiatives/moka-meyo/index.html

 
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/

 
Log Cabin Scavenger Hunt (Kids' Site of Canadian Settlement) site description for Log Cabin Scavenger Hunt  (Kids' Site of Canadian Settlement)
Students must use their problem solving skills to help a girl from one hundred years ago find some objects that she lost. In the process, students learn more about everyday objects from the past. 
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/settlement/kids/092/021013-forge
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Camp Out (The Kids' Site of Canadian Settlement) site description for Camp Out (The Kids' Site of Canadian Settlement)
This site encourages you to engage in the process of setting up a pioneer camp site. 
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/settlement/kids/092/021013-camp-
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McCord Museum: Go West! Settling Canada's Prairies site description for McCord Museum: Go West! Settling Canada's Prairies
This interactive site describes the history of Prairie settlement in Canada. 
http://www.mccord-museum.qc.ca/scripts/projects/CH/animCH.php?tourI
D=VQ_P3_1_EN&Lang=1&type=flash

 
The Mavericks site description for The Mavericks
"Explore History through Artifacts - Examine over 700 artifacts, historic photographs, documents and maps that help tell Alberta's story." [site introduction] 
http://www.glenbow.org/mavericks/
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