Surveys and Settlements

Outdoors at Fort Edmonton Park

Grades 4-6

You and your class are the newly elected town council in Edmonton. Help plan out what Edmonton needs for its future, respond to the needs of different communities in Edmonton, and visit some of the historic locations and learn about key historic figures that were integral in shaping what Edmonton looks like today. Use your imagination and problem-solving skills to solve issues in early Edmonton and compare your solutions with the historic ones.

Field Trips (No Park Access)


Field Trips (Park Access)


Curriculum Links

1.2 Moving Forward with the Past: My Family, My History and My Community


  •  1.2.1 appreciate how stories and events of the past connect their families and communities to the present:


  • recognize how their families and communities might have been different in the past than they are today

2.2 A Community in the Past

  • 2.2.1 appreciate how stories of the past connect individuals and communities to the present