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Parliament: The Classroom Experience

Take your students on the ultimate virtual field trip, in class or online. This unique experience brings them into the heart of Parliament in 360º video.

Please note that the VR Program has been postponed due to COVID-19.

8 to 12|QC Secondary II to CEGEP

Searching for Symbols >

This resource explains the history and significance of symbols found at Canada’s Parliament.

K to 3|QC Primary cycles 1 + 2

Bill on the Hill >

Learn about the legislative process as you follow “Bill” on his journey to become a law.

4 to 6|QC Primary cycles 2 + 3
May be adapted up to Grades 10 to 11|QC Secondary cycle 5

A Parliamentary Committee Simulation >

Act the part, analyze the legislation! This simulation activity allows students to propose and amend a mock bill in a committee setting.

4 to 6 and 9 to 11|QC Primary cycles 2 + 3 and Secondary cycles 1 + 2

Setting the Agenda >

This activity enables students to experience a typical day in the life of a Senator or MP and understand some decisions parliamentarians must make when balancing many duties and activities.

6 to 10|QC Primary cycle 3 to Secondary cycle 2

Parliament in the News >

This resource uses news sources to familiarize students with different aspects of the Canadian parliamentary system.

7 to 12|QC Secondary cycles 1 + 2 and CEGEP

Discover How Canadians Govern Themselves >

Use this comprehensive interactive resource on Canada’s system of government to teach your students about Parliament, law-making, governance and democracy.

8 to 12|QC Secondary cycles 1 + 2 and CEGEP

Explore Our Country, Our Parliament >

Explore Canada’s Parliament and democracy using this comprehensive resource that includes interactive puzzles, trivia, video and images.

5 to 8, ESL and FSL students 9 to 12|QC Primary Cycle 3, Secondary cycles 1 + 2 and CEGEP

Model Parliament Unit >

Transform your classroom into a parliamentary chamber. This comprehensive simulation resource includes procedural information, background lessons, student activities and scripts to enable students to accurately simulate a day in Canada's Parliament. A variety of assessment resources and marking grids are also provided.

10 to 12|QC Secondary cycles 1 + 2 and CEGEP