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Interactive Whiteboards

We’ve adapted some of our popular MysteryQuests to the interactive whiteboard format. Each of the following Great Unsolved Mysteries in Canadian History MysteryQuests is now available, in English, for use with either Promethean Boards or SMART Notebook software.

You will first need to download the appropriate software to access the whiteboards:

Promethean Planet/ActivInspire
SMART Notebook collaborative

The Whiteboards

MysteryQuest 2: Did Angélique Start the Fire? Evaluating the Evidence

Ages 11-14

For use with Torture & the Truth: Angélique & the Burning of Montréal

MysteryQuest 3: The Trial of Tshuanahusset: Fair or Foul?

Ages 14-16

For use with Who Killed William Robinson? Race, Justice & Settling the Land

MysteryQuest 5: Religious Conflict and the Search for Historical Explanations

Ages 16-18

For use with Heaven & Hell on Earth: The Massacre of the “Black” Donnellys

MysteryQuest 23: Should I Join the Rush?

Ages 11-14

For use with Who Discovered Klondike Gold?

MysteryQuest 28: Plotting the Course

Ages 11-14

For use with Where is Vinland?

MysteryQuest: What Led to the Death of Tom Thomson?

Ages 14-16

For use with Death on a Painted Lake: The Tom Thomson Tragedy

MysteryQuest 20: Who Shares Responsibility for Aurore’s Death?

Ages 14-16

For use with Aurore! The Mystery of the Martyred Child


These whiteboards were developed by a team of students from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto under the guidance of Garfield Gini-Newman.

This research was supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, 2012-13.