Hate Crimes on the Rise
1. Watch ‘Know Hate: Hate Crimes Awareness’ at https://youtu.be/wl8ZEpxDgvk [1:50] to find out what hate crimes are and what to do about them.
2. Explore the #FirstTimeIwasCalled Project Discussion series and interviews by Global News that addresses how it feels to be the target of racism.
• Introduction: “‘It’s a traumatic moment’: How everyday racism can impact mental, physical health”:
• Playlist of short and extended interviews:
3. Watch ‘The Agenda with Steve Paikin with Barbara Perry: Right-Wing Extremism in Canada’ by TVO.org at
4. Visit https://www.cbc.ca/keepingcanadasafe/blog/how-canadians-protect-their-co... to find out how Canadians are protecting their communities from hate crimes.
5. View a series of videos on hate crimes with a focus on the Holocaust called ‘Never Stop Asking Why’ produced by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum at
6. View the infographic ‘What to do if you witness Islamophobic behaviour’ at
7. Additional teacher resources can be found at:
An Arrest Felt Around the World
1. Find out more about the 5G network by watching the video “What is 5G? | CNBC Explains” at
2. Read what the federal government has to say about China’s National Intelligence Law at
3. Read background information about the arrest of Meng Wanzhou at
4. Visit Huawei's website at https://www.huawei.com/en/. Click 'About Us' to find out more about the company.
A Wall and a War of Words
1. View an infographic of the structure of the U.S. government and find out more about how the U.S. government works at https://www.usa.gov/branches-of-government
2. Watch a short video explaining the structure of the U.S. government at
2. Read the BBC article ‘The U.S. government shutdown: Six ways it could end’ to find out what may happen next in this crisis at https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-46815227
3. Watch a Washington Post video called ‘What you need to know about the partial government shutdown’ at
The Race for a Better Battery
1. Watch Dr. Sadoway’s TED Talk ‘The Missing Link to Renewable Energy’ at
2. Find out more about batteries by watching the video ‘How batteries work’ at
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9OVtk6G2TnQ [4:19]. Alternatively, visit LiveScience at
https://www.livescience.com/50657-how-batteries-work.html to read about how batteries work and see diagrams.
3. Find out how to make your own battery at https://www.wikihow.com/Make-a-Homemade-Battery.
4. Watch ‘The Top 10 Energy Sources of the Future’ to find out more about renewable energy, potential and actual, at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uStFvcz9Or4 [13:11].
5. View ‘Climate Change: Simple, Serious, Solvable’ at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8dHSLiDLKI [17:20].