Who Else is From Canada?

Canada has created you and may other famous and influential people. Some people think that we get lumped in with the United States, however, we stand on our own and have created some important features to everyday life and some very special people who we all look up to.

To help show the different influences and contributions Canada has had on the world. You will be finding 15 influential people that you did not know where from Canada. The list should consist of people from different backgrounds. You must state what city and region they are from and what their contribution was, your list must include:

  • 1 person from each region of Canada
  • 1 researcher who has made a great discover
  • 1 astronaut
  • 1 politician
  • 1 actor
  • 1 athlete

Canada has also been a leader in creating inventions used all around the world. You will be finding 5 inventions that you did not know were created in Canada. You must include:

  • The inventor
  • The year it was invented
  • What the invention is
  • What the invention is used for

By the end of this web quest lesson, you will learn:

  • The contributions that Canada has created and contributed to the rest of the world.

First, you will research famous people who are originally from Canada. Then create a list of 15 famous influencers that you did not know where from Canada. The list should consist of people from different backgrounds. You must state what city and region they are from and what their contribution was, your list must include re should be at least:

  • 1 researcher who has made a great discover
  • 1 astronaut
  • 1 politician
  • 1 actor

 

Second, you will be finding 5 inventions that you did not know were created in Canada. You must include:

  • The inventor
  • The year it was invented
  • What the invention is
  • What the invention is used for

Last, you will create a PowerPoint presentation about each influential person and invention.

Canada has created some very important and influential people. This web-quest will allow you to learn about them and how they have contributed to the world.