Connecting to the World – Saskatchewan Achievements in Communication
Students will learn about how communication technologies, or lack thereof, affected the lives of people in the past, challenges which impeded communication with others, and how communication continues to play a major role in the lives of people today.
Moose Jaw | North Battleford | Saskatoon | Yorkton
ELA | Social Studies
$3 per student
Teacher Led Program led by a teacher, with guidance from Museum staff.
Students will learn about how communication technologies, or lack thereof, affected the lives of people in the past, challenges which impeded communication with others, and how communication continues to play a major role in the lives of people today. In the in-museum Discovery Box program, students will examine artifacts to learn about how advances in commutations technology have affected the daily lives of people in Saskatchewan. The in-classroom lesson plans will focus on Saskatchewan’s achievements in the field of communication, including SaskTel’s fame as a world leader in fiber optic technology.
In-Museum Saskatchewan Achievements in Communication Discovery Box Program
This teacher-led Discovery Box contains artifacts related to communications history, including a telegraph key, a telephone insulator, a crystal radio, and a dial telephone.
In-Classroom Lesson Plans and Resources
Three complete in-classroom lesson plans (with material lists, Saskatchewan ‘Fast Facts’, and additional resources) available FREE in school libraries as part of the Saskatchewan 1905-2005 Guide for Teachers resources book and online.
Historical Thinking Concepts: Historical Significance
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