Grade 6 Social Studies

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Canada's Interactions with the Global Community

Historical Atlas of Canada Online Learning Project

Communities in Canada, Past and Present

Encyclopedia of Canada's Peoples - This encylopedia provides an overview of people within the geographical and social framework of Canada. Each group entry outlines origins; migration; arrival and settlement; economic life; community life; family and kinship; culture; education; religion; politics; intergroup relations; group maintenance and ethnic commitment; and bibliography.

beCOMING Canada - interviews from the Passages Canada Story Archive

Canada: A People's History - from the CBC series

Heritage Minutes - from Historica Canada


Canada's Interactions with the Global Community

  -based student learning activities  Canada and Its Trading Partners ; Partners and Products, Imports and Exports, Our Trading Partners, Time Zones, "Distinguishing Features".

Links to international organizations through which

(version franšaise)

Youth Zone of the Dept. of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development

Foreign Relations - Learn about Canada's bilateral relations with, and our activities and services in countries around the world.

Canadian Armed Forces -

Trade Data Online   Access data on Canadian imports and exports with over 200 countries by product or industry.  The data can be displayed in chart or graph form. (version franšaise)

International Trade Statistics from StatsCan  (version franšaise)

Trading Around the World - "Play this game to experience the challenges of international trade. See if you can get the best price for the goods you sell and the biggest bargains for the goods you buy. Watch how the global economy is doing: the prices you'll be able to get and the deals you can make depend on how healthy the global economy is.

InfoNation is an easy-to-use, two-step database that allows you to view and compare the most up-to-date statistical data for the Member States of the United Nations.

Teachers!  Link to web quests on this topic.

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