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Canada's Snowbirds

Canada's Snowbirds

| 1 min
Canada Vignettes
Canada Vignettes
1978 58 films

Discover this series of classic shorts exploring every facet of Canadian culture and history.

Details

This installment in the Canada Vignettes series depicts the Canadian Forces Air Demonstration Aerobatics team at work.


Credits
  • director
    Joan Henson
  • producer
    Dorothy Courtois
  • executive producer
    Adam Symansky

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Education

Ages 9 to 14

Social Studies - Canadian Politics and Government

Prior to watching the clip, give some background information as to what the Snowbirds are, and what they do in Canada. Ask students if they have seen anything like this before, perhaps in a movie. Students can go to the following website to view photos and watch videos of the Snowbirds. Ask students to look up Canada's counterpart, America, and look at the Blue Angels. Do students have any comments about the difference between the American Navy and their show vs. the Canadian Air Force and their show?

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