Halifax Explosion Links

How have natural disasters and severe weather been part of Canada’s physical geography? How do landforms, bodies of water and natural resources affect the quality of life in Canada?

Today I sent Grade 5 parents an email asking them to go through this interactive (in two parts) with students and answer some questions. Here are supplementary readings if you’re interested in going down the rabbit hole! All links are current as of March 30, 2020.

http://www.canadianhistoryforkids.com/canadian-history-for-kids-the-halifax-explosion/

https://www.halifax.ca/recreation/arts-culture-heritage/halifax-explosion

https://nslegislature.ca/about/library-services/special-exhibits/halifax-explosion

http://www.halifaxexplosion.org

https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-infosheet

The silence after the blast: How the Halifax Explosion was nearly forgotten

https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/halifax-explosion

Mr. McIntosh

Teacher - Humanities

My teaching assignment this year includes Social 20, Social 30, Jr. Sports Performance, Sr. Sports Performance, Kindergarten PE, Social 5, Math 2, and Social 9. My coaching assignment this year includes Cross Country (XC) from Grades 1-12, Sr. High Boys Basketball, Sr. High Boys Handball, and Tennis from Grades 9 - 12. In addition, I serve as one of the school representatives to our ATA Local Council and sit on the board of the Boys and Girls Club of Bashaw.

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