Canadian Military History Gateway
Subject > Strategy and Tactics > Nuclear
Learning Resource > Age/Grade Range
Compares and contrasts the positions of civil defense and nuclear disarmament.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Students explore a CBC Archives website to gather some first impressions and background information on the Cold War era and its impact on Canadian society and politics.
Investigates government and personal measures taken in order to ensure survival in the event of a nuclear war.
Best suited for senior students, this task involves developing a timeline of some of the major events of the Cold War and indicating how Canada was involved or affected by them. May be modified for younger students.
Students reflect on and discuss how the Cold War affected the lives of young people in Canada, both at home and in school.