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Secondary Cycle 1

Hurricane Season: The Eye of the Storm

Each year, many hurricanes (or cyclones) occur on our planet, especially between June 1st and November 30th. Some of them make landfall on coastal regions, sometimes leaving behind both victims and damaged areas. Here are some activities to do in class, to understand this weather phenomenon and its consequences.

Key issues in Quebec’s provincial election

On October 3, 2022, Quebec voters will be called upon to choose their next government and renew the 125 seats in the National Assembly. What are the key issues in this election? What strategies do the major political parties use to win over voters?

Queen Elizabeth II: an honourable legacy

After a reign of more than 70 years, Queen Elizabeth II passed away on September 8, 2022. Here are some activities that will help students learn more about the major events in her life, the duties of her representatives in Canada, as well as some information on Canadian currency and Charles III, the new King of the United Kingdom.

A Meeting With… Samian

This guide in the "A Meeting With...." series provides resources and activity ideas for learning about important people. Today we're looking at Samian an artist member of the Abitibiwinni First Nation who promote the beauty of his culture.

A Meeting With … Eliezer Sherbatov

This guide in the "A Meeting With...." series provides resources and activity ideas for learning about important people. Today we're looking at Eliezer Sherbatov, a hockey player from Montreal who began his career in Quebec and until recently played for the Mariupol team in Ukraine.

A Meeting With… Martin Luther King Jr.

The third Monday of January is known as Martin Luther King Jr. Day (MLK Day). In 2022, it was on January 17th. Martin Luther King Jr. is known for his non-violent activism against racial discrimination in the 1960s.

A MEETING WITH… Steve Jobs

This guide from the series "A Meeting With..." offers resources and ideas for educational activities aimed at learning more about the journey of important characters. Here, we are interested in Steve Jobs, the successes of the Apple company and this key concept for the businessman: “Failure is part of success”.

A New Football Helmet for NFL Players: A Quebec Creation!

Upon an invitation from the National Football League (NFL), a group of Quebec engineers created a helmet that absorbs the energy generated by the impacts to redistribute it. Let's take this news to learn more about the history and culture surrounding American football, discuss the science of injury prevention in sports, and discover other inventions created by other Quebecers!

From Facebook to Meta

In the following activities, we learn about Mark Zuckerberg and imagine the back cover of his biography. And since we're talking about applications that are used by young and old people alike, we look at the app design process while keeping in mind the importance of an inclusive design.

NHL Hockey: Back to Playing in Front of Fans

With the sanitary measures that are still changing, many fans wondered if the new hockey season would take place as planned. It is therefore with great pleasure that they will be able to cheer on their favourite team on site or at home! And this is all we needed to get started on activities related to the hockey theme!

Beauties and Colours of the Fall

Fall colours are one of the precious delights offered every year for our enjoyment. Here are a few activities which can help students realize how the fall season and its beauty contribute to enhance the value of our territory.

The Monarch : a Butterfly to Protect

The monarch is a magnificent black and orange butterfly; actually, it is one of the biggest diurnal butterflies in Canada. You may have seen one before since they fly around houses collecting nectar from flowers. However, if you were born 20 years earlier, you would have seen many more. In 2003, the monarch was already considered an at-risk species, but with a population decline of 90%, it has been an endangered species sin 2016. The climate changes, the use of pesticides and the destruction of its natural habitat lead to its demise.

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