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Historic barns bring architecture to life for students
Nov 18, 2019
The Central Experimental Farm (CEF) in Ottawa is known for agricultural ingenuity and scientific discovery, as a national historic site and urban greenspace, and for being the home of the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum. Architecture, however, is not typically the first thing people associate with this agricultural oasis in Ottawa.
Young students bring forgotten stories of the Spanish flu back to life
Michelle Campbell Mekarski
Canada Science and Technology Museum
Jul 5, 2019
Through her school’s award-winning history project on the Spanish Flu pandemic, 11-year-old Tyya Strutt learned a somber truth. “Most people who die in times of terrible events or peril are never remembered, especially if they are children,” says Strutt. “But this is not right."
Defining Moments Canada launches national contest to commemorate the centenary of the Spanish flu pandemic
Ingenium - Canada's Museums of Science and Innovation
Sep 5, 2018
A national contest is challenging schools, museums, and heritage organizations to tell stories about the Spanish flu pandemic using digital storytelling tools. “We hope to inspire Canadians to bring to light the stories that shaped our country but are only briefly mentioned in textbooks, and often ignore the many diverse voices that need to be heard,” says Neil Orford, program leader for Defining Moments Canada, the bilingual, non-profit heritage organization hosting the contest. “Personal