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A Mountie’s March West

Published: 03/19/2015 by Kate Schutz in Homeschool

A Mountie’s March West

“I had a blanket taken from every officer and man last night, so that each horse was covered and protected from the cold rain and wind, which set in about 9 p.m. I begin to feel very much alarmed for the safety of the Force. If a few hours’ cold rain


The Rule – Pythagorean’s Deck

It’s safe to say that I, nor anyone I know would consider me a carpenter, or even consider me a person with carpentry skills. Sure I can hammer in a nail, and have even screwed drywall to a 2” x 4”. However, the word “Carpenter” is, and should be ass


Many Methods of Mountain Biking

Published: 08/15/2014 by David Mills in Study Snapshots

Many Methods of Mountain Biking

So, you already enjoy the fun and freedom of cycling and want to spend more time riding the dirt. Walking into a bike shop to see what’s available may be bewildering. “What kind of riding do you want to do?” is often the first question. While there u


John A. Macdonald (c. 1815-1891)

Published: 03/11/2015 by Sarah Kitteringham in Study Snapshots

John A. Macdonald (c. 1815-1891)

Canada’s first Prime Minister was a man who truly rose to the challenge of forging and governing a vast nation. Despite the tragedy that consumed his private life, Macdonald was the main initiator behind the British North America Act and deftly handl


Water, Sanitation & Hygiene

Half of the world’s population lives without access to clean water and basic sanitation. In fact, more people have access to cellphones than to a toilet (Wang, 2013). The billions of people who lack access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene


Aotearoa: A People & a Legend

Published: 04/28/2015 by EducationGroup.ca in Homeschool

Aotearoa: A People & a Legend

When we hear New Zealand, many of us think of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, or perhaps, the All Blacks with their fierce pre-game Haka. But there is more to these tiny islands of 268,021 km• than meets the eye.


Ancient Heroes; Epic Poems

Published: 12/29/2014 by EducationGroup.ca in Study Snapshots

Ancient Heroes; Epic Poems

Before Tony Stark’s impulsive capers and Professor Xavier’s cool and calculated strategy there was the god-like Achilles and the tactician Odysseus. They fought for honour, for love, for plunder, but always at the mercy of their gods.


Bison: A Way of Life

Published: 08/16/2016 by Kate Schutz in Study Snapshots

Bison: A Way of Life

Imagine all the people that live in Calgary today. Imagine if all of those people turned into bison! That gives you an idea of how many bison lived in Calgary’s past!


Transportation in Alaska

Published: 08/02/2016 by Jeff Ober in Study Snapshots

The State of Alaska was purchased from Russia for $7.2 million dollars in 1867. At the time, many people thought it was a horrible deal because most of the land was uninhabited. However, at the end of the nineteenth century, gold was discovered and t


Banff National Park

Published: 07/19/2016 by Andrea Tombrowski in Study Snapshots

Banff National Park

Banff National Park has a rich history. Earliest evidence of human occupation is recorded between 11,000-11,500 BCE on the shores of the Vermilion Lakes and the man-made lake, Lake Minnewanka.

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