9 Big Eras of History (Coming)

9 Big Eras of History (Coming)
Throughout human history, the events can be categorized into nine general eras, each including its own set of civilizations and events, defining the technological and historical achievements of humankind. In this experience, students will be able to explore a timeline of these eras on an outstretched global map to consider these events and their chronological and geographical significance. Use this experience to create context historically for significant events discussed in class.

Curricular Connections

Grade 4 - pre-Confederation Canada and First Peoples
Grade 5 - growing diversity in Canada
Grade 7 - early anthropology; emergence of civilizations
Grade 8 - scientific and technological innovations
Grade 9 - imperialism and colonialism
Social Studies 10 - domestic and international conflicts
Explorations in Social Studies 11 - civilization development and artifacts; colonialism
20th Century World History 12 - 20th century conflicts
Comparative World Religions 12 - spread of major religions
Human Geography 12 - movement of peoples


Events Through History

Teacher-led exploration of major events in human history, in the context of a large global map.

Match the Icon

Students select icons representing historical events, items, or civilizations that they predict will be found in the next era.