Provinces and Territories of Canada
The Middle Ages A part of the Annenberg/CPB Projects Exhibits Collection. Categories include; Feudal Life, Religion, Homes, Clothing, Health, Arts&Entertainment, and Town Life
The Middle Ages - Choose from 4 different "guides" (Knight, Merchant, Peasant or Nun) who will help you explore life in the Middle Ages (from the Minnesota State University EMuseum) The reading level may be challenging for grade 4.
Kids' Castle - This site lets you explore a fictional but historically accurate castle based on Nottingham Castle as it was in about 1480. (link fixed - April 8, 2007)
Heraldry Game Learn about Shields, Knights and Heraldry. Role-play as a young aristocrat, recognizing friends and enemies. Challenging reading for grade 4s.
Medieval Siege In the Middle Ages, those who attacked castles used trebuchets, military engines capable of firing missiles with frightening force. At this NOVA web site, view an actual trebuchet and construct and fire one of your own online. Also, find out what other weapons were used and what daily life was like in a medieval castle.
Castle Learning Center Some of the text has quite complex sentence structure and may be challenging for grade 4 students but the number of topics and the details provided are very good.
Ghosts in the Castle Poke around a British castle from the 14th Century in the company of some extraordinary guides: the ghosts of the original inhabitants. (from National Geographic)
Castle Constructor - from TVO Kids - construct a castle on-line and then print out the parts and make it yourself!
Feudal, Medieval and Castle Terms - a glossary
Medieval Music - midi music files from the Internet Renaissance Band (link fixed - April 8, 2007)
Student-created web sites (information may not be 'authoritative")
Life in the Middle Ages - a web site created by a gifted gr. 4-5 class
Magnificent Medieval Times - "You will journey back in time to learn about kings, queens, peasants, castles, knights, and more. There are lots of fun facts for you to learn and some challenging activities." - a ThinkQuest project
Teachers! Link to lesson plans and teaching ideas on this topic.
-based student learning activities The Provinces and Territories of Canada
Teaching and Learning About Canada - Information and links dealing with Canadian Geography, History, Politics, Society, Culture and Wildlife, Time Zones, Graphs and Tables and much more.
the Atlas of Canada - these are interactive - you can
zoom in to certain areas and get detailed information from the map
Physiographic Regions Map Active Metal Mines Map Population Density Map
Interactive Map of Canada - information about the provinces, cities and major attractions appear as you move your cursor over the map
Canada's Treasure Trek - from TVO Kids - Search for "hidden treasure" as you learn about the provinces and territories of Canada
Adventures in Time - Join Diane and Paul as they visit every province and territory in Canada - all in one day! They meet explorers, pioneers and other interesting people. (version franšaise)
Canadian Provinces and Territories - selecting a province or territory will link you to its official web site. (version franšaise)
Flag Finish Line - How well do you know the flags of the provinces and territories? Try this interactive activity and find out.
Provincial Fact Sheets - from the Canadian Encyclopedia
Interactive Map of Canada - move the mouse over the map and provinces, capital cities and major bodies of water are identified.
Canada Map Puzzle - Click and drag the puzzle piece to the appropriate place on the map. (provinces, territories AND capital cities.)
Natural Resources of the Provinces and Territories - a page with quick links to the appropriate sections of the Youth Encyclopedia of Canada (links fixed Nov. 3)
Provinces and Territories: The origins of their names
CanadaInfo: A Tribute to Canada - a collection of information and links about Canada, its land, government, people, and rich culture.
Canada Quiz - Provinces and Their Capitals - an easy-to-do, online quiz. Try the second quiz too.
Capital Scramble - label the provinces and territories and then unscramble the names of their capital cities.
Provincial Quiz - from the Canadian Encyclopedia
Large Canadian Roadside Attractions As you travel across Canada, you may come across some large and interesting roadside attractions. Here's a growing collection of their photos.
Teachers! Link to a computer integrated unit on this topic.