Canadian Educational Sites
The BrainiumSee up-to-date displays of Ocean Charters from around the world;
An online science learning environment for grades 4-8. It offers science content correlated to provincial lesson plans and interactive activities on the site engage the student and promote learning. As an online resource The Brainium offers parents and students the opportunity to collaborate with parents, teachers and students around the globe.
email or phone 1-888-BRAINIUM.
Canada's SchoolNet - An educational initiative supported by a variety of organizations across Canada, from government agencies - provincial, territorial, and federal, - to industry, and educational establishments and stakeholders.
Canadiana - The Canadian Resource Page
Canadian Content Online Reviews of software and educational resources (activity books,
guides, charts etc.) that have been published in Canada
Canadian Distance Education Directory
Canadian Education on the Web
Canadian Information By Subject provides links to Internet sites that offer information about Canada.
Canadian Libraries on the Net A very comprehensive listing of Canadian libraries, by Province and Territories.
Canadian newspaper site
CM: Canadian Review of Materials -
CM magazine has book reviews, media reviews, web reviews, news, features, and stories of
interest to teachers, librarians, parents, and kids. It is also available by email by sending mail to
firstname.lastname@example.org and in the body of the message type: subscribe cmlist.
CBC Homepage Television, radio, newsworld online, message board, newsgroups...
Current Issues in Public Education This page is dedicated to providing information, opinion and research related to public education
Debbie's Unit Factory - Specializing in quality elementary level theme units for teachers and home schoolers. Online ordering and freebies.
Discovery Channel Canada The Exploration Network. Mind bender, numbers game, @Discovery.ca info, puzzle picks, archives...
EduNET is a Canadian educational sight with 15 learning
categories based on the curriculum, a search engine, free do-it-yourself
homepage toolbox and a "Teachers Only" section. It is used as a research
tool for Canadian students in their studies at all levels. Coming soon:
EduFORUM, a place to discuss and exchange teaching ideas. Visitors would
also be interested in our news and current events journal on videotape
called NOTEBOOK. Although this is supplied in videotape format, the
highlights of the weekly tapes are also presented on EduNET. This site
has been designed specifically for Canadian students. Updated daily!
Eureka! Stories Stories of discovery for young children.
Flying High - A family game with a combination of fun and education.
Home Education Helper Has reviews on Dos, Windows, and Mac educational software arranged in an
easy to find order. Putting the fun into quality home schooling with a wide variety of
educational games, kits, CD-ROMS, curriculum and all kinds of fun,
hands-on materials. You can order the software right from their site. Karen
Intellectum Plus Excellent physics software.
International Year of the Ocean
1998 has been declared 'The International Year of the Ocean (IYO)'
by the United Nations. In celebration of IYO, nations around the world
are adopting 'The Ocean Charter', a commitment to the future
of the oceans and to the marine and coastal environments.
At Canada's IYO Website you can also:
View the Charter in several different languages;
Peruse our Calendar of fun and inspiring events taking place
across Canada and around the world;
Study various initiatives to help conserve the oceans
and the creatures within;
Check out our expanded links to related sites, teaching resources
and 'virtual voyages' to whet your appetite for adventure;
Read daily facts on the oceans and marine life;
Discover MANY MORE interesting things!
Media Awareness Network-Reseau Education-Medias A support network for media education and a clearinghouse for Canadian media issues and initiatives. It includes sections for parents, educators and kids, as well as general information.
Model Science Software
Model Science Software develops simulation software for use in science
education. Including our virtual chemistry lab simulation: "Model ChemLab"
for Windows and the Mac OS. Free evaluation versions of ChemLab are
available from the Model Science web site.
National Atlas Information Service Base maps, geographical names
and thematic maps in both digital and conventional form that reflect the social, economic, environmental and cultural fabric of Canada.
Science/Nature for Kids Kidscience cure for the summertime blues. Science & Nature for Kids is
planning special events and articles to keep the kids busy during the long
days of summer. In addition to weekly articles and events, a great resource
library and best of list, chat and board will be coming soon. A newsletter
is in the works where kids can publish their own science stories, poems, and
Skewl Sites is a monthly newsletter highlighting educational Web sites on the Internet. Their research involves examining hundreds of sites each month in order to find quality sites to present in our newsletter. Only those sites that have educational quality, along with a pleasing appearance, and friendly user interface are chosen for publication.
Society for the Advancement of Excellence in Education provides non-partisan education research and information to policy-makers,
education partners and the public. Our purpose is to encourage higher performance throughout Canada’s public education system.
Star Times Online
A daily update of links to breaking news stories on astronomy and
space-related subjects. It's a quick way to check what's happening each day. This can be a marvelous resource for students who are researching current space-related topics.
Teaching and Learning About CanadaA great overview of Canada, including history, geography, wildlife, politics, etc. There is a great section of graphics and stats based on Stats Canada Info.
Technology Based Learning Network Canada
Wondertree Foundation for Natural Learning. Virtual High, Insight-Out, Paidea, and homeschool friendly with a page for homelearners in construction.
TG Magazine The Students' Commission TG Magazine has many sections: all designed, created and produced by youth for youth. You will find regular on-line discussion forums, scheduled moderated web chats on specific topics, electronic conferences and courses. Teams of youth cover significant national and international events and report on issues of interest to youth; increasingly we are building an international network of on-line youth.
Check it out!
YES Magazine - Canada's Science Magazine for Kids
A great new magazine dedicated to making science accesible, interesting, and fun to kids. They
take a hands-on approach to science. Every issue contains projects kids can do at home.
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