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Primary Junior Social Studies Teacher Resources

Here you will find teacher and classroom resources to support The Ontario Curriculum: Social Studies, Grades 1 to 6 (2018).

Videos in the Library Collection

Cottage Industries

Cottage Industries

This video is in the On-Core collection.

"The building of highway 69 during the depression opened the Georgian Bay area to tourism and recreation. By the late 1950's, the government acquired land for Killbear Park, and Parry Sounder residents developed new sources of income. Scoots, a unique vehicle that could skim across ice and also open water, were developed here."

The Canadian Shield: Revealing the Treasures Deep Within

The Canadian Shield: revealing the treasures deep within

This video is in the On-Core collection.

"A journey through the harsh Canadian Shield. Fly over the Ouimet Canyon, the boreal forest, rugged rocky outcrops that make up the Shield, a massive region of exposed, pre-cambrian and igneous rock dating back 4.5 billion years and covering more than 8 million square kilometres. It is also home to some of the richest mineral grounds in the world as seen at Amethyst Mine Panorama. The mine is a thousand feet long and up to 50 feet deep in one section. An amethyst is a semi-precious gemstone, just below the value of diamond. It is mined using dynamite and pressurized water, and is used to make jewelry and carvings. This mine is popular with tourists from Ontario and beyond."

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Welcome to Ontario

Welcome to Ontario video

1995 video from Ontario's Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Recreation.

Dairy Farmers of Ontario

Dairy Farmers of Ontario video

"A short video about Dairy Farmers of Ontario."

Harvesting Corn in Ontario

Harvesting corn in Ontario video

"This video shows how corn is harvested."  From the Ontario Federation of Agriculture.

Toronto 360

toronto 360 video

"Drag your screen or use your mouse to get a complete 360 degree view of some of Toronto’s most beloved attractions."

Ottawa, Canada's Capital

Ottawa, Canada's Capital video

Commercial about Canada's capital from Ottawa Tourism.