Life in the North - Inuit Culture

  • Grades 5-12
  • located at Zehner Wildlife Lands
  • Students will experience northern games, bannock making, using a qulliq lamp, and the Inuktut language.
  • Lunch and bannock will be cooked on open fires. Roasting sticks will be provided for students who would like to cook hotdogs and marshmallows.
  • This field trip requires preparation in the classroom prior to the field trip.  Please see attachment below.
  • full day field trip
  • Students will be outdoors all day and need to be prepared with proper clothing, footwear, a nutritious lunch, snacks, and adequate water.
  • Students requiring a wheelchair can access this site by using the Outdoor Education's sled.

Related Documents:

Life in the North Outdoor Field Trip Student Checklist
Life in the North Field Trip Outline
How to Make a Qulliq Lamp
Inuktitut Our Language
Inuit Games
Life in the North Power Point for Class Visit
Bannock Recipe

 

Online Resources:

Inuit Culture

Inuit Games

Disc Numbers and Project Surname

Inuktituk Language

Curriculum Connections
 

Outcomes

Indicators

Grade 5

Social Studies

IN5.1 Demonstrate an understanding of the Aboriginal heritage of Canada.
b,f
 

Social Studies

IN5.2 Analyze the evolution of Canada as a multicultural nation.
f
 

Social Studies

DR5.1 Analyze the historic and contemporary relationship of people to land in Canada.
c,d
 

Social Studies

DR5.2 Assess the impact of the environment on the lives of people living in Canada.
b
 

Phys Ed

PE5.11 Examine, evaluate and communicate the influence of Canadians, both historically and currently, on the development of the numerous options for participation in movement activities in this country. 
a,d

Grade 6

Social Studies

IN6.1 Evaluate and represent personal beliefs and values by determining how culture and place influence them.
d
 

Social Studies

IN6.2 Examine the social and cultural diversity that exists in the world, as exemplified in Canada and a selection of countries bordering the Atlantic Ocean.
b
 

Social Studies

IN6.4 Explore aspects of cultural change over time.
a,b
 

Social Studies

DR6.1 Analyse the impact of natural environments on the ways of life in Canada and a selection of countries bordering the Atlantic Ocean.
a,b
 

Social Studies

DR6.3 Appraise the strategies human societies have used to orient themselves within the time and place in the natural environment.
d
 

Phys Ed

PE6.13 Analyze and apply safety guidelines and rules that apply to the target games, invasion/territorial games, and alternate environment activities to develop an appreciation of their impact on self and other. 
c,d

Grade 7

Social Studies

DR7.2 Appraise the impact of human habitation on the natural environment of Canada, and a selection of Pacific Rim and circumpolar counties.
a,b,c,d
 

Social Studies

DR7.3 Analyse the relationship between current and historical events and the physical and social environments in Pacific and northern Canada and in a selection of Pacific Rim and circumpolar countries.
c,d,e
 

Phys Ed

PE7.14 Examine, evaluate and represent both the historical and present impact of Canada's Northern people on the development of movement activity options as a means of supporting the well-being of self and others.
a,b,c

Grade 8

Social Studies

DR8.1 Develop an understanding of the significance of land on the evolution of Canadian identity.
b,c,e
 

Social Studies

PA8.1 Contemplate the implications of Canadian citizenship on the life of Canadians.
d
 

Phys Ed

PE8.9 Perform, both as a leader and a follower, self-created, collaboratively created, and established sequences of movement with smooth transitions, incorporating skills and combinations of skills from a variety of games and body management activities, alone and with others.  
a,c,e,f