Category Archives: Social Studies

Observe Earth Hour on Sat March 28, 2015 from 8:30pm-9:30pm

[ March 28, 2015; 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Join Earth Hour 2015 on Saturday, March 28, at 8:30 p.m. (local time), when people from more than 160 nations turn off their lights as part of a global, rolling blackout. This event, organized by the World Wildlife Fund, urges individuals, businesses, and governments to power down for one hour as a demonstration of their commitment to protecting the […]

March is Women’s History Month

[ March 8, 2015; ] March marks the annual celebration of Women’s History Month, with March 8 set aside as International Women’s Day. Start with Images of Science to help students learn about diversity within science, 4000 Years of Women in Science for a thorough background piece, and Young Women in Science: Forging New Pathways to learn what the next generation of scientists are up to.

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Canadian Human Rights toolkit

The Canadian Teachers’ Federation and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights have worked in partnership to bring together a rich digital selection of human rights education resources for Kindergarten to Grade 12 in English and French. The resources in this toolkit were carefully reviewed by teachers and will link you to a variety of literature, […]