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Le cheval

Le cheval

| 1 min
Canada Vignettes
Canada Vignettes
1978 27 films

Une sélection des meilleurs films de cette série du tournant des années 1980 sur les multiples facettes de l’histoire et de la culture du pays.

Details

Court métrage d'animation : le cheval a donné à l'homme une mobilité jusque-là insoupçonnée.


Credits
  • director
    Michael Mills
  • animation
    Michael Mills
  • producer
    Donald Stearn
  • delegate producer
    Robert Verrall
    Derek Lamb
  • narration
    Michel Jasmin

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Education

Ages 12 to 11

Geography - Territory: Agricultural
History and Citizenship Education - First Occupants (to 1500)
Indigenous Studies - History/Politics
Science - Biology

Students can brainstorm other animals that perform work for humans and research their mechanical equivalent. Students can research and make a report/pamphlet/sketch on life in Canada before European contact to illustrate how labour was performed without machinery. Students can research countries that still use animals as human labour due to a lack of technology (underdeveloped) and present. Students can research biology of horses and breeds, report how they are used today.

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