The myriad religions practiced by Canadian believers are not always represented fairly or accurately by media. In this section we explore the challenges faced by the three major monotheisms in Canada’s media landscape.
This lesson introduces students to the ways in which advertising can affect their food choices.
In this lesson, students learn how to create their own youth consumer magazine or Internet site.
In this lesson, students will produce a 20 minute news broadcast.
This lesson looks at food photography and the different techniques used by food stylists to make foods look appealing in advertisements.
In this lesson, students explore how magazines are developed to reach specific target markets.
This lesson helps students understand how self-image can influence lifestyle choices.
In this lesson, students examine the visual codes used on television and in movies through an exploration of various camera techniques. Students begin with a discussion about camera-subject distance, and review various film techniques that are used to create visual meaning.
This lesson familiarizes children with the nutritional value of foods advertised on television and in magazines.
In this lesson, students use science and critical thinking to test the legitimacy of advertisers’ claims about their products.