Canada & The World

History, geography, culture – all play integral roles in our lives. Learning how people live in other parts of Canada and other parts of the world gives us a higher level of appreciation and compassion, and helps us better understand ourselves. These websites provide good, factual information about people here and around the globe.

Canada History

Canada History

Canada is a country built upon the many qualities of its people in combination with the natural landscape of geography. Many of the great stories which can be told about the countries history, heritage and culture are set against the backdrop of giant settings such as the Canadian Shield, the Atlantic Coast, the Rocky Mountains, the Arctic and during the presence of giant men and women who shaped events.

Eternal Egypt

Eternal Egypt

Eternal Egypt is a living record of a land rich in art and history, people and places, myths and religions. The stories of Eternal Egypt are told using the latest interactive technologies, high-resolution imagery, animations, virtual environments, remote cameras, three-dimensional models and more.

Inca Trail

The Inca Trail

The real Inca Trail is a walking route that leads through the mountains above the Urubamba river, following (at least partly) the course of an old Inca roadway leading to the city of Machu Picchu.

Mummy Maker

BBC's Mummy Maker

Enter the embalmer's workshop, where you are to prepare the body of Ramose, officer to the king, for burial.The chief embalmer, Kha, will be watching your work closely.

Mayan Kids

Mayan Kids

Mayan Kids is an online resource dedicated to learning more about the Mayan people and culture. You will find images, games, clipart, a history and more.

Library Archives of Canada

Prime Ministers of Canada

Drawing on a wide variety of documents and artifacts, this site explores five main themes (see the menu at left) relating to Canada's prime ministers. The site examines our leaders' political careers as well as their private lives. It also sheds light on Canadians' perceptions of our prime ministers.

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