This short film recreates the story of David Thompson – a man who, over the course of his lifetime, mapped a-million-and-a-half square miles of uncharted territory. His achievement remains unsurpassed.
Ages 11 to 15
Geography - Physical Geography/Geology
History - Canada under British Rule (1764-1867)
History - Early Canadian Exploration (1600s-1800s)
Plot the main explorations of David Thompson on a map of Western Canada. Describe the differences between the HBC and the NWC as depicted in the film. Summarize the major events in David Thompson's life by writing a timeline or biography.