Arts & Culture
Sites will provide you with background information.
Click on the link below for
an answer key to the activity in the Student Centre.
Take a virtual tour of one of the
finest collections of Inuit art in the world. Then read interviews with
Inuit elders about life in Nunavut. Highlighted links have art associated
with the interview. To view the art, click "Related Art from Cape Dorset
Collection" at the top of the page.
Relive the ways of Inuit ancestors from thousands of years ago. Step back
in time to a Hudson's Bay Post in Baker Lake. Discover the history of the
search for the Northwest Passage. Photos, maps, explanations are all at
this Web site. Start your Nunavut journey here!
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Prior to having students
create their own posters, review a number of samples with them.
Good design is vital to a poster if it is to communicate effectively
about the products and services it promotes, or if it is going to
clearly convey information for educational and entertainment purposes.
A poster needs to be very compact and practical to gets its message
to its readers.
- Identify the main features of the sample posters.
- Who is the intended audience? How do you know?
- What are the main categories of information in this poster?
- How could the designer improve this poster?
Click here to view the student activity.
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