Special Veteran's Program

Note: Each Field Study is 1 hour in length.

Families During the War

Imagine how you would feel if someone in your family went away for a long period of time. How do think families felt when a family member went away to fight in the war?

Social Studies Topic B: My Family

Meeting Needs During the War

Think of some examples of the types of jobs people do in their community. How might these jobs change when there is an emergency? How did the jobs that people had during the War years meet their needs?

Social Studies Topic A: People Nearby
Health Theme 3: Life Careers

People from the Past in my Community

How do you contribute to your community to make it a better place to live? Many individuals from Millet's community served in the wars to make their community and country a better place. Who were these people?

Social Studies Topic A: My Community in the Past, Present, and Future

World War II in Alberta

How did lifestyles change in Alberta during World War II? Life was very different for the soldiers who left their homes to fight. What was it like? And what about the people who contributed to the war from the homefront? How did their lives change?

Social Studies Topic B: Alberta: Its People in History

Canada's Role in the World Wars

What would you do if a friend was in trouble and asked for your help? How would you respond? Canada fought in the world wars with Britian. How did Millet contribute to Canada's war effort?

Social Studies Topic C: Canada's Links with Other Countries

Making Decisions During the World Wars

Democracy was the reason Canada fought in the World Wars. But what is democracy? Did the World Wars positively or negatively affect democracy?

Social Studies Topic A: Local Government

Contributions during the World Wars

Think of ways in which different cultural groups add to lifestyles in Canada today. During the World Wars, people experienced a new and different way of life. The World Wars also caused some permanent changes. How did Canada's contributions to the World Wars impact our way of life?

Social Studies Topic C: Canada: A Bilingual and Multicultural Country

Remembering Contributions

What does it mean to make a commitment to something important? What would be the reasons for making a commitment? How did Millet make a commitment to and contribute to Canada's growth as a nation?

Social Studies Topic B: Canada's History to the Twentieth Century

Technological Advances During Wartime

The World Wars had considerable impact on technological advances. How did technology change and develop during the World Wars? What were some of the reasons for the changes?

Social Studies Topic C: Canada Responding to Change

Booking the Field Study
To make arrangements for your field study, please phone the School Program Co-ordinator @ (780) 387-5558 and provide the following: School name, address, and phone number; Teacher name; Grade; Number of students (maximum 30); and Tentative dates.

  • A minimum of 14 days advance notification is required by The Millet and District Museum and Exhibit Room.
  • A deposit of $20.00 is required to confirm your booking. This deposit is forfeited upon cancellation.
  • A minimum of 4 adult supervisors.

$1.00 per student per program with a minimum of $20.00 (includes program guides). G.S.T. exempt.

Field Study Program Guides
Each program includes a Resource Guide which contains pre- and post-field study activities. The guide is sent to the school upon receipt of the $20.00 deposit.
The program guides were compiled by Patricia Shields, M.Ed., Spectra Education

The Museum has Stairchair access to the lower permanent displays.


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