Grade 7 Social Studies
Videos are listed chronologically by date added, beginning with the most recent
Supporting the Troops. Episode 6
The video investigates the importance of supporting the fighting forces through the merchant marine that transported many resources required to fight the enemy in the Second World War.
Prisoners of War. Episode 4
In the video, Philip Favel recounts his experience as a veteran First Nations soldier, and describes the role played by Canada's First Nations men during the Second World War by joining the military without the support of their home communities.
Aboriginal War Experiences. Episode 5
In the video, Henry Beaudry describes his experience as an imprisoned soldier and illustrates the bravery and contributions of First Nations soldiers in the Second World War.
The Dark Side of Chocolate
This video investigates how human trafficking, child labour and slavery fuel the chocolate industry. Southern Mali and cocoa plantations in Cote d'Ivoire are featured. Hidden cameras capture traffickers selling children to plantations for labour. In 2001, major chocolate manufacturers signed a si...
Van An Vy lives in Hoi An, Vietnam. In this video, Vy takes the viewer on a tour of his neighbourhood and community. During the tour, viewers are introduced to the customs and traditions of the Vietnamese people.
Yunjie's Story. China
This episode features Yunjie, a boy who is a native of China's Yunnan province. He explains the courting and marriage rituals of the Yi and Wa tribes and learn about communicating through objects as they do not have a written language.
Robin's Story. Indonesia
This episode features Robin, a young boy who begs for money on the streets of Jakarta, Indonesia. He and his friends live in makeshift houses along the sidewalks, work the streets and talk about their hopes and dreams for a better future.