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A vignette on the travelling calliope (also known as steam organ), a musical instrument that produces sound by sending steam through large locomotive whistles.

  • director
    Tony Ianzelo
  • producer
    Dorothy Courtois
  • executive producer
    Peter Katadotis


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Ages 13 to 11

Arts Education - Music
Geography - Human Geography
History - World History
History and Citizenship Education - Imperialism and Colonization (1800s-1900s)

Students can research uses of steam engine, history and how it changed civilization, written or visual report - uses of steam engine and/or inventions from industrialization. Students can research other "alternative" musical genres and report (to class or individual) history, cultural influence. Students can research history of steam engine in Canada and uses.

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