Sunday, October 5, 2014

Municipal Government - Anti-idling Bylaw

1. Open the above link and explore information about our municipal government.  
2. Search for information about Burlington's Anti-idling Bylaw.  You will be creating an Animoto video about the anti-idling bylaw and why it is important. Create a list of important facts about the idling bylaw which you want to include in your video.  

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Active Citizenship

Watch the above video on Craig and Marc Kielburger.  What is their Big Idea or message?
Open the above link and take the Poverty in Canada quiz.

Monday, September 22, 2014

People's Climate March

What is the UN Secretary General's message about climate change?  Do you agree with his opinion?  Explain why or why not.

Canadian Human Rights Museum

Canadian Citizenship Challenge
Wait for further instructions to open the above link and sign up for the Canadian Citizenship Challenge.  There are two classes registered.

The national motto of Canada is:
a)  Have a good day, eh!
b)  He shoots and scores!
c)  From sea to sea!

Monday, September 15, 2014

The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Open the above link and explore.  
1.  Tell me five things you learned about The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.  

2.  Tell me what your responsibilities are as a Canadian Citizen.
Post your responses.  

Monday, September 8, 2014

Interactive Activities

Government Responsibilities

1. Watch the above video. List the 3 levels of government in Canada. 
Create a list under each level of what you consider to be 3 of the most important jobs. Explain why. (Post your answer).