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The Egg

In this animated short from the Canada Vignette series, learn how societies in evolution are often in danger of self-destruction.

  • director
    Jean-François Pouliot
    Robert Bélisle
  • editing
    Jean-François Pouliot
    Robert Bélisle
  • producer
    David Verrall
  • executive producer
    Derek Lamb
  • animation camera
    Jean-François Pouliot
  • sound
    Roger Lamoureux
  • sound editing
    Ken Page
  • animation
    Robert Bélisle


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Ages 9 to 11

Ethics and Religious Culture - Ethical Values
Family Studies/Home Economics - Adolescent Development
History - World History
History and Citizenship Education - Official Powers and Countervailing Powers (1608-present)

Students can brainstorm in small groups things can be broken: contextualize to course. Ask students to separate physical aspects from emotional or ideological ones when listing. Have students express their ideas, either in class discussion or create a short story by incorporating words they use in description. Have students research topic and compare to other cases/situations (ex. countries, friendships etc.).

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