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Parks Canada's 3-D Tours: Defence of Canada

Type: DocumentInteractive Resource

Parks Canada has provided a virtual doorway to explore Canada's national historic military sites. Online tours enable the user to travel to the sites of famous battles or view a famous building. Both virtual and text tours are available.

Site: Parks Canada

Beaumont-Hamel National Historic Site of Canada : Parks Canada's 3-D Tours: Defence of Canada

Type: Interactive Resource

Parks Canada has provided a virtual doorway to explore Canada's national historic military sites. Online tours enable the user to travel to the sites of famous battles or view a famous building. Both virtual and text tours are available. The Newfoundland Memorial Site is located within the French commune of Beaumont-Hamel, at the northern end of the region of the Somme, some nine kilometres northeast of the town of Albert. Opened in 1925, the site commemorates Newfoundlanders who served in the First World War.

Site: Parks Canada

Aboriginal-Canadian Veterans

Type: Document

Each year on June 21, National Aboriginal Day is celebrated. Canadian Aboriginal Veterans have reason to be proud of their wartime contributions. More than 7,000 Indians served in the First and Second World Wars and the Korean War, and an unknown number of Inuit, Métis and non-status Indians also participated. One Aboriginal Veterans group estimates that 12,000 Natives served in the three wars.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

WebQuest Exercise: Grades 11-12: Honouring War Veterans: Canada and the Korean War - For Teachers

Type: Document

Using a variety of Web-based resources, students will analyze and prepare a presentation comparing recognition of war veterans in Canada to recognition of war veterans in another country of their choice.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Canada and the South African War - WebQuest

Type: Document

To give youth an understanding of the South African War and Canada’s role in the conflict.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

WebQuest Exercise: Grades 11-12: Canada's Role in the Second World War- For Teachers

Type: Document

Using a variety of Web-based resources, students identify and use presentation software to create a timeline of major events of the Second World War.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

South African War Face Book

Type: Document

To introduce youth to the South African War through remembering the Canadians who died during that conflict.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Introductory Activity: Grades 6-12: Second World War - The War Effort at Home - For Teachers

Type: Document

Resources that encourage students to analyze and compare historical and current media reports on the military and war.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Introductory Activity: Grades 6-12: History in Living Memory - The Somalia Affair - For Teachers

Type: Document

Students explore the events surrounding Canada’s involvement in Somalia and compare the dates to events in their own lives.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Webquest Exercise: Grades 11-12: Perils of Peacemaking - For Teachers

Type: Document

Using a variety of Web-based resources, students will produce a news magazine–style program on peacemaking challenges in the 1990s.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation