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SOCIAL STUDIES

​Helpful Links & Information For Success In Social Studies

​​​​​​​The internet holds an overwhelming amount of information, so locating the information you need can be challenging.  These links have been specially selected by TPS staff and students and are a great place to begin your research.

Grade 4 - Heritage & Identity: Early Societies, 3000 BCE - 1500 CE

​​BBC Primary History​

Grade 5 - People & Environments:  The Role of Government and Responsible Citizenship​​

Poverty in Canada

Report Card on Child Poverty in Canada 2004

Child Poverty in Canada - Newspaper Articles

The Canadian Encyclopedia - Poverty Article

Make Poverty History Website

Homelessness in Canada

Homelessness in Canada 2013 Research Paper

Raising the Roof Organization

CBC News - Homelessness in Canada

Canada Without Poverty​

Endangered Species in Canada

Canadian Wildlife Federation

Teaching Kids The News - Endangered Species

Canadian Biodiversity


Deforestation in Canada



Water As A Limited Resource in Canada




Grade 5 - Heritage & Identity: First Nations and Europeans in New France and Early Canada

Canadian Museum of History: Virtual Museum of New France​

Historica Canada

The Canadian Encyclopedia

The Kids' Site of Canadian Settlement​

First Peoples of Canada​

Exploration, The Fur Trade And The Hudson's Bay Company​​​

Canada: A Country by Consent​

Parks Canada: Port R​oyal National Historic Site

Parks Canada: Fort Anne National Historic Site

Sainte Marie Among The Hurons

Famous People - Biographies​

Grade 6 - Heritage & Identity: Communities In Canada, Past and Present

Grade 6 students have been exploring the diverse communities that have contributed to the development of Canada and the Canadian identity.  Some of the web resources students have been using during this investigation are listed below.

Multicultural Canada

Historica Canada - Heritage Minutes​  Heritage Minutes of particular interest for this unit of study are titled "Nitro", "Soddie", "Orphans", and "Underground Railroad".

Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21​

The Canadian Encyclopedia