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Heritage Community Foundation Presents
Alberta Online Encyclopedia and Edukits

Alberta's Petroleum Heritage Edukithome


The Heritage Community Foundation would like to thank the following people and organizations for their assistance and direction in making this online educational resource possible:

Imperial Oil Charitable Foundation for their financial contribution in making the development of this online edukit possible and for their support of youth heritage learning related to science and technology in Alberta.

The Canadian Petroleum Interpretive Centre for providing historical documents and audio related to the Leduc No. 1 oil discovery. Kim Gough, Executive Director was very helpful and knowledgeable in locating this information.

The Black Gold Regional Division No. 18 and teachers Margaret Lyall and Kimberly Epp kindly allowed us to showcase their Grade Four teaching package, Black Gold: The Story of Oil and Leduc No. 1.

Research expertise for the resource was provided by Dan Claypool of the Leduc-Devon Oilfield Historical Society, John Scott of the Petroleum Industry Training Service at Nisku, Tony Laramée of the Petroleum Communication Foundation, Dan Stoker of the Society, Environment and Energy Development Studies Foundation and Marilyn Blanchette, Grade 3 teacher at Devon.

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