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Here are ten rules about online safety and making good decisions online.
This PBS Kids interactive site explores different aspects of government in a town. Note: This is an American site using local, state and federal government examples; ask your teacher for help with this site.
Here is a brief description of the historical development of democracy in the Mediterranean.
This article describes how a group of Californian grade 6 students visited their City Hall to learn about similarities between ancient Athenian government and their local government.
This Haudenosaunee Fact Sheet is designed for students in a question-and-answer format.
Learn about the longhouse—its construction, use as a home, and its symbolism.
Read about the role of Clan Mothers at the Canadian Museum of Civilization website.
The Canadian Museum of Civilization site also has information about the role of the longhouse in modern times.
Visit the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website for information on Canadian citizenship and applying for citizenship.
The Great Law of Peace is the founding Constitution of the Iroquois.
Learn more about the Numbered Treaties, which recognize the rights of First Nations peoples.
Visit the Alberta Motor Association’s School Safety website to play a street safety game and for intercom announcements about safety to read at school.
The Alberta 4-H Club has many different programs, outings, and events for young people to get involved in and help organize.
Eleven-year-old Hannah Taylor started the Ladybug Foundation to help homeless people. Her website will tell you how students can also help the homeless.
Take a virtual tour of Edmonton’s City Hall with narrative audio, 360° panoramic photography, and information about City Hall’s use and features.
See information and statistics on cities, towns, villages, and other municipalities in Alberta. Search for a place by name or by municipality type.
Building Communities Through Local Government is an interactive activity site that teaches students about how local governments work and how they make decisions. Follow three different storylines about communities, and try activities like ‘Vote for a Representative’ and ‘Voice Your Opinion’.
Student Vote runs voting simulations that run parallel to federal, provincial, and some municipal elections.
Where did builders find the marble for the Legislature Building? How is an American state Legislature different from our provincial Legislature? What happens in a legislative session? The answers to these and many other questions are in this booklet. It also has review questions to help you remember the information.
Note: This publication is on-line and available in hard copy. Since there are continual updates and changes, check to make sure that any editions are current.
Search this site by name or by riding to find your local elected Members of Alberta’s Legislative Assembly.