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Communication and Transportation

Identify the innovations in communication and transportation that most significantly changed the political, economic, demographic and social landscapes of Canada.

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Specific Outcomes

This critical challenge may address these outcomes:

Specific Outcome 7.2.3 - Students will appreciate the challenges that individuals and communities face when confronted with rapid change (I, CC, LPP)
Specific Outcome - In what ways did the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway affect the growth of Canada? (TCC, PADM, ER, LPP)
Specific Outcome - How did the emergence of large factories in Canada contribute to the development of Canada's economy? (ER, PADM)
Specific Outcome - In what ways did technological advances contribute to the development of Canada (e.g., aviation, farming equipment, radio transmissions, electronics, multimedia)? (ER, PADM)
Specific Outcome - What effects have La Société Radio-Canada (SRC) and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) had on Canadian identity? (I)
Specific Outcome 7.S.2.3 - Students will explain the historical contexts of key events of a given time period
Specific Outcome 7.S.7.1 - Students will develop a position that is supported by information gathered through research
Specific Outcome 7.S.7.2 - Students will draw conclusions based upon research and evidence
Specific Outcome 7.S.8.1 - Students will communicate information in a clear, persuasive and engaging manner, through written and oral means
C Citizenship
ER Economics and Resources
CC Culture and Community
I Identity
LPP The Land: Places and People
GC Global Connections
TCC Time, Continuity and Change
PADM Power, Authority, and Decision Making
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