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Grade 10-12
Subject All Social Studies, Labour History
Resource type Activity, Assessment
Duration 15-120 minutes

About This Resource

Young children have always been part of the work force in British Columbia. Through the story of the explosion at Coal Creek mines in Fernie, this film examines the issue of child labour. The lesson materials provide for photographic and document analysis as well as a strategy for assigning a Webquest on the topic of Child Labour. https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
Children at Work-Working People: A History of Labor in BC - Labour History Project Lesson Materials