The Fur Trade at Lachine National Historic Site
Introduce students of different grade levels to educational programs and activities to be held on site or in the classroom.
These programs bring social studies concepts to life in a stimulating learning environment.
These programs can also be presented to other types of children's groups (scouts, day-care centers, etc.).
Classroom activities: Online workshops hosted by École en réseau
Parks Canada is pleased to partner with École en réseau to present free online workshops all year long. These workshops are intended for elementary school students in cycles 1, 2 and 3, as well as high school students.
They cover various themes such as history, outdoors and conservation.
For the complete program and registration, visit the École en réseau section.* Please note that English workshops are listed after the French version on the website.
The day before each presentation, those who have signed up will receive an email with a link to join the workshop.
All presentations will be recorded and can be viewed after the original presentation date using a link provided to those that registered for the presentation.
School Program: “The fur trade — what an adventure!” guided tour
Suggested content: Presentation presentation of the Iroquoian and Algonquin peoples, the challenges encountered during the canoe trip to the West, and exchanges between Europeans and First Nations peoples.
Target group: Elementary (2nd and 3rd cycles) and high school students
Length of visit: 2 hours
Dates: Offered in October and June
Fees: See costs per student
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