CANMORE CULTURE AND DIVERSITY

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GRADE 2

This hands-on program allows students to explore the Indigenous, Francophone and diverse cultural groups who contributed to the origins and evolution of Canmore and the Bow Valley over time.

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Description

CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS

Canmore has been a community of immigrants since the Canadian Pacific Railway arrived in 1884. This hands-on program allows students discover the cultural diversity that makes up Canmore and the Bow Valley.

The program addresses the following curriculum objectives:

  • Social Studies K.1.4 Explore how we demonstrate respect for ourselves and others by exploring and reflecting upon the following questions for inquiry: What are the origins of the people in our school, groups or communities?
  • Social Studies 1.2.2 Analyze how their families and communities in the present are influenced by events or people of the past by exploring and reflecting upon the following questions for inquiry: In what ways have Indigenous, Francophone and diverse cultural groups contributed to the origins and evolution of their communities over time?
  • Social Studies 2.1.1 Appreciate the physical and human geography of the communities studied: What are some examples of traditions, celebrations and stories that started in the past and continue today in their families and communities?
  • 2.1.1 Appreciate the physical and human geography of the communities studied: Appreciate the diversity and vastness of Canada’s land and peoples.

Location: Canmore Museum
Length: 90 minutes
Cost: $5.00 per student