Making Do or Doing Without

  

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The Dirty Thrities

How did people in Southern Alberta "make do" during the Great Depression?

Accession number 20011020036

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Stock Market

Learn how the stock market worked (and crashed) in an interactive simulation.

 

Overview 

Learn how the Great Depression affected families and communities in Southern Alberta

Length: 90 minutes      Cost: $45 per class.

Written to complement the Grade 5 Social Studies curriculum. The program addresses the following curriculum objectives:

5.3.4  Assess, critically, how economic booms and crashes affected ways of life in Canada by exploring and reflecting upon the following questions and issues: In what ways did the Great Depression of the 1930s affect ways of life in urban and rural communities?