My Project Berlin

My Project Berlin is a cross-curricular approach to learning the lessons of the Cold War. Working with curricula nationwide, the Diefenbunker: Canada’s Cold War Museum has developed a collection of resources for educators across the country to teach about the Cold War.

The lesson plans are available for grades 3-12, tailored all provincial and territorial curricula. They also include several collaborative projects for your class. If you have any questions, please contact our Education Manager at education@diefenbunker.ca or 1-800-409-1965 x 223.

Download these FREE resources for teachers and educators below:

Section 1: Community and the Cold War

Contained in this resource package are the tools to develop a lesson or major project that integrates Cold War primary source material with the general theme of “community”, while fitting with curriculum guidelines nationwide for students in grades 3 to 12.

Elementary (Grades 3-8)

Alberta (.zip file – 21 MB)

British Columbia (.zip file – 21 MB)

Manitoba (.zip file – 21 MB)

New Brunswick (.zip file – 21 MB)

Newfoundland and Labrador (.zip file – 21 MB)

Northwest Territories (.zip file – 21 MB)

Nova Scotia (.zip file – 21 MB)

Nunavut (.zip file – 21 MB)

Ontario (.zip file – 21 MB)

Prince Edward Island (.zip file – 21 MB)

Quebec (.zip file – 21 MB)

Saskatchewan (.zip file – 21 MB)

Yukon (.zip file – 21 MB)

Secondary (Grades 9-12)

Alberta (.zip file – 8 MB)

British Columbia (.zip file – 8 MB)

Manitoba (.zip file – 8 MB)

New Brunswick (.zip file – 8 MB)

Newfoundland and Labrador (.zip file – 8 MB)

Northwest Territories (.zip file – 8 MB)

Nova Scotia (.zip file- 8 MB)

Nunavut (.zip file – 8 MB)

Ontario (.zip file – 8 MB)

Prince Edward Island (.zip file – 7 MB)

Quebec (.zip file – 6 MB)

Saskatchewan (.zip file – 7 MB)

Yukon (.zip file – 8 MB)

Section 2: Media Literacy and Pop Culture

Contained in this resource package are the tools to develop a lesson or major project that integrates Cold War primary source material with the general aim of prompting students to become more observant and critical of the media and popular culture, while fitting with English Language Arts and Visual Arts curriculum guidelines nationwide for students in grades 3 to 12.

Elementary (Grades 3-8)

Alberta (.zip file – 9 MB)

British Columbia (.zip file – 9 MB)

Manitoba (.zip file – 9 MB)

New Brunswick (.zip file – 10 MB)

Newfoundland and Labrador (.zip file – 9 MB)

Northwest Territories (.zip file – 10 MB)

Nova Scotia (.zip file – 10 MB)

Nunavut (.zip file – 10 MB)

Ontario (.zip file -9 MB)

Prince Edward Island (.zip file – 9 MB)

Quebec (.zip file – 6 MB)

Saskatchewan (.zip file – 10 MB)

Yukon (.zip file – 6 MB)

Secondary (Grades 9-12)

Alberta (.zip file – 8 MB)

British Columbia (.zip file – 8 MB)

Manitoba (.zip file – 8 MB)

New Brunswick (.zip file – 8 MB)

Newfoundland and Labrador (.zip file – 8 MB)

Northwest Territories (.zip file – 8 MB)

Nova Scotia (.zip file – 8 MB)

Nunavut (.zip file – 8 MB)

Ontario (.zip file – 8 MB)

Prince Edward Island (.zip file – 8 MB)

Quebec (.zip file – 8 MB)

Saskatchewan (.zip file – 7 MB)

Yukon (.zip file – 8 MB)

Section 3: Cold War History

These lesson plans are tailored to specific topics on Cold War history, where it exists in provincial and territorial curricula.

The Berlin Wall

Berlin Wall (.zip file- 2  MB)

Emergency Government in Canada

Emergency Government in Canada (.zip file – 2 MB)

NATO

NATO (.zip file – 2 MB)

The Vietnam War

The Vietnam War (.zip file – 2 MB)

The Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Coming Soon!

Communism

Communism (.zip file – 2 MB)