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This activity focuses on the history of the banana as an imported product to North America which provides a framework to discuss and analyze multiple issues related to international trade.
Collection: Connecting the World Through Canadian Design
Creator: Design Exchange
Because of gold’s unique properties and fabled role in our culture, there are myriad amazing facts about this metal.
Collection: Gold in Nova Scotia
Creator: Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
The Fuel of the Future: Can you imagine gassing up your car with a fuel that doesn’t pollute?
Collection: Massive Change: Addressing Global Issues with Innovative Design
Creator: CHIN
Students will research the role that geology has played in the economic and cultural development of their communities.
Collection: Magnificent Rocks
Creator: New Brunswick Museum
Historical and contemporary gold mining and extraction techniques.
Collection: Gold in Nova Scotia
Creator: Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
Students will use free software (Google Sketchup) and resources from the “Magnificent Rocks” virtual exhibition to design their own virtual natural history museum.
Collection: Magnificent Rocks
Creator: New Brunswick Museum
Students will explore community histories and gain an understanding of the mining industry on NB and Canada and its relationship to the creation of Canadian identity.
Collection: Magnificent Rocks
Creator: New Brunswick Museum
This case study looks at the work of Canadian furniture designer Patty Johnson in Guyana. She offers an alternative approach to creating sustainable and autonomous economies in the developing world.
Collection: Connecting the World Through Canadian Design
Creator: Design Exchange
Students will explore community histories and gain an understanding of the mining industry on NB and Canada and its relationship to the creation of Canadian identity.
Collection: Magnificent Rocks
Creator: New Brunswick Museum

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