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Anglophone West School District
Tin Out of Tin — This History of a Cigarette Tin
This project looks into the history of a particular cigarette tin. Investigating further allows me to learn about marketing, heath sciences and society’s changes.
What was the most interesting thing you learned about your topic?
The most interesting thing I learned about my topic is everywhere it's been, from being used as a cigarette tin, to a prop in a TV show, and then at my house.
What important lessons have you learned that you want to share with other Canadians?
What I learned that I would like to share with other Canadians is that everything has a story, when I did some research on a little artifact I learned so much and I think that everyone could do that.
How would you compare your life today to the lives of those studied in your project?
I would say that the my life is very different than the people who lived in the early to mid 1900s, now a days there is no smoking signs everywhere. My parents and grandparents have told me that smoking was very common, their teachers would smoke in class and you were allowed to smoke in airplanes.