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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).

Web Sites

Canada's Response to Conflict, Crises and Disasters

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Learn how Canada helps during international crises and natural disasters, how Canada supports refugees, peacekeeping missions, and more.

Canada - U.S. Relations

Canada - U.S. Relations

Asks students to investigate why Canadian ships have to notify the U.S. when traveling in Canadian waters, and how the relationship between Canada and the U.S. has changed after September 11th.

Doctors Without Borders / MSF Canada

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Learn about the Canadian emergency humanitarian medical organization and the work they do around the globe.

United Nations Foundation

United Nations Foundation

Tackles issues such as sustainable development, global health, equality for girls and women, human rights, and peace and humanitarian response.

A Student's Guide to Global Climate Change

A student's guide to global climate change

The United State EPA developed A Student's Guide to Global Climate Change to help provide students (and educators!) with clear, accurate information about the causes and effects of climate change—as well as the steps we can all take to help solve the problem.

Country of the Week

The New York Times country of the week

A weekly interactive quiz introduces students to a country via Times maps, video, photography and journalism.

Kids Go Global

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"Kids Go Global is a place for students to explore global issues and then work alone or with NGOs to take action locally and internationally.  It also supports students acting out the issues using theatre and provides opportunities to share student work and projects."

Fun & Games

Geography Quizzes

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Over 90,000 quizzes that test Geography skills.  Set the difficulty level, play multiplayer, and even create your own quiz.

Planet Food

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"Win lots of virtual badges by completing challenges that get you thinking about where food comes from, and how it gets to your table."

The Trading Game


"Students simulate the trading of goods between countries.  Then they reflect on the challenges of trade between countries."

ABCya! Educational Computer Games for Kids

ABCya! Educational Computer Games for Kids

Games and apps for the pre-K to grade 6 classroom.