These days, we hear a lot about the respiratory viruses that affect young people and overflow hospitals in Canada and elsewhere in the world. And that's not counting the traditional nuisances of gastros and lice, which don't take a vacation either! A look at eco-epidemiology, an emerging discipline that focuses on the environmental factors that influence disease transmission.
Tuktoyaktuk is an Inuvialuit hamlet located in the very north of the Northwest Territories. This village of less than 1000 inhabitants is threatened to disappear at any moment. There, in the Great North, global warming is far from being an abstract concept and it is an entire community that risks being engulfed by the next big wave. Let's take a closer look.
Here are some ideas for classroom activities on the theme of Christmas. We create a quiz, discover traditions around the world, write to Santa to ask him for a book, share traditional recipes and enter into the elves' madness!