Walking The Beat

Last updated on
Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
Program Description

An outdoor street experience for older students, Walking the Beat explores the history, social issues, and law enforcement challenges of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, Chinatown, and historic Powell Street. Ideal for grade 10-12 classes studying law, justice, policing, and Vancouver's complex cultural history. This is a two-hour program.

Big Ideas
  • Contacts and conflicts between peoples stimulated significant cultural, social, political change.
  • Exploration, expansion, and colonization had varying consequences for different groups.
  • Collective identity is constructed and can change over time.
  • Disparities in power alter the balance of relationships between individuals and between societies.
  • The physical environment influences the nature of political, social, and economic change.
  • Trip Details
    For Grades: 
    10, 11, 12
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    See notes. minutes unless otherwise stated.
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    Fee Details
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    Can be combined with the Museum Discovery Tour and Kidnapping Investigation program for a cost of $17 per student (total time: 4 hours).