ACTIVITY SHEETS FOR STUDENTS
Learn about these three-minute speeches and how to draft one.
Recommended for elementary and middle school students (ages 6–13)
Helps young students grasp the history and role of the Senate.
Teaches students in Grade 4 and up about the history and key functions of the Senate through activities.
Allows students to discover facts about senators and the Senate’s history, art, and architecture.
A fun way for young students to explore features in and around the Senate of Canada Building.
Recommended for high school, college and university students (ages 14+)
Outlines the history and key functions of the Senate.
Provides a brief outline of the key functions of the Senate.
Provides a brief overview of the Senate Page Program and its application process.
Briefly outlines each step of the legislative process that a Senate bill undergoes.
Teaches students up to the age of 16 about the history and key functions of the Senate through activities.
Allows students to discover the new temporary home of the Senate on Rideau Street in Ottawa.
Looking for a fun way to introduce your students or group to what the Senate is all about?
Get out your smartphones or computers and play one of our online quizzes using the Kahoot game-based learning platform. Start with the elementary level or jump straight to our high school-level quiz.
Canada’s first female senator was appointed to the Senate 91 years ago this month.
To mark International Women’s Day, take this quiz to test your knowledge of the Upper Chamber, the women who helped shape it and how their legacies are honoured!