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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

Dams: Impact on the Muskrat

Dams: Impact on the muskrat

This video is in the On-Core collection.

"The muskrat is a huge indicator into the health of a wetland. Dams in Lake Ontario unnaturally control water levels meaning muskrat dens get flooded out. Researchers are hoping to find a balance so this species can survive."

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The Canada Song by Nancy Kopman

The Canada Song screenshot

"From Nancy Kopman's 3rd educational album for children, 'Wonderful You' (copyright 2014).  This song teaches the names of the provinces and territories in Canada."

Physical Regions of Canada

Physical regions of Canada

The physical regions of Canada, with pictures and examples of the main industries in each region.

Canada Geography

Canada song on youtube video

"Learn about Canada and it's provinces, territories, and capitals with this educational kids video and catchy song."

My Canada!!!


"Canada is a pretty big place! There are provinces and capital cities, rivers and lakes, mountains and prairies; people from all over the world, and people who come from here. "My Canada" introduces children to the geography and culture of our nation."