Marius Barbeau A glimpse of Canadian Culture (1883-1969)
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Learning Activities

Virtual Museum Challenge

Students learn to interpret objects that were collected by folk curators, and learn about the history and cultures of aboriginal peoples and French Canadians, by researching and selecting images of objects from the Canadian Museum of Civilization's database, completing the Virtual Museum Challenge worksheet, and making a presentation of artifacts selected for an imaginary exhibition.

Grade: Grades 9-12; Quebec Secondary Cycle 2

  • Virtual Museum Challenge - Lesson Plan (PDF 220k)
  • Virtual Museum Challenge - Worksheet (PDF 170k)

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