Episode 51 – That’s a Good Question

chris stands in front of emerald lake, in winter.

How do you form a good historical question? In this episode, Chris and Trevor talk about trying to do that for a very specific reason: a Canada Graduate Scholarship grant application.

Driving down the highway from Lake Louise to Field.
Driving down the highway from Lake Louise to Field.

Chris talks about travelling to Yoho National Park in BC to get some inspiration by the shores of Emerald Lake, within sight of one of the Burgess Shale sites (the Walcott Quarry).

Parks Canada sign discussing the UNESCO World Heritage Site designation for the Burgess Shale and the Rocky Mountain national parks.
Parks Canada sign discussing the UNESCO World Heritage Site designation for the Burgess Shale and the Rocky Mountain national parks.

Then Chris brings on classmate Dylan Hall to talk about Dylan’s work forming his own historical question – perhaps focusing on the Fernie Ghostrider.

A version of the Fernie Ghostriders hockey team logo.

Further Reading:

In this episode, we give shout-outs to The Well Endowed Podcast and fellow Alberta Podcast Network show That’s a Thing?!

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