Beat the Buzzer!


Beat the Buzzer!

Duration: 60 min.
Suggested level: Secondary 2
Subject: Law, Financial Education, Ethics and Religious Culture, English Language Arts



The Act respecting the regulation of work by children was assented to on June 1, 2023. This law aims to regulate child labour and provides a general age limit to work in Quebec, with some exceptions. As a result, our workshop is currently under review.

In this game, teams square off to answer questions about legal issues affecting the lives of 12- 17-year-olds.

Pedagogical objectives

  • Increase students’ knowledge of the law.
  • Encourage reflection on the origins and fairness of certain laws.
  • Develop skills to identify the legal aspects of a situation.

Broad areas of learning

  • Citizenship and Community Life:
    • Promotion of the rules of social conduct and democratic institutions.
    • Adoption of a culture of peace.

Cross-curicular competencies

  • Using information:
    • Putting information to use
  • Solving problems:
    • Analyzing the components of a problem
  • Exercises critical judgment
    • Forming and expressing an opinion while undertanding the opinions of others.

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