Discover the wonders of the night sky as you observe how the movement of our planet influences our daily rituals, the changing of seasons, and the environment as a whole. Learn about the technological tools that make modern astronomy possible.
Discover the stories of remarkable Canadian men and women who rose above challenges and obstacles to make great strides in science and engineering. See how Canada’s environment, culture, and heritage have spurred technological and scientific achievements.
Study a variety of scientific concepts through a single common object: the bicycle. Discover how this device has evolved from simple means of recreation to an effective mode of transportation and ultimate fitness machine.
Put scientific and technological theory into practice. Engage with contemporary issues surrounding transportation and energy. This program was developed in partnership with Transport Canada's ecoTECHNOLOGY for Vehicles program.
Watch the video, then use the lesson plan in the classroom! These 20 Earthtones videos cover a wide variety of environmental topics - like alternative fuels, DDT, ice cores and wheat breeding - and each has a custom lesson plan.
These online kits give you access to the Museum's programs from anywhere. Developed to complement and support our school programs, these free kits offer teachers, parents, caregivers, and other educators interesting educational activities for students from kindergarten through secondary school.
These bilingual Edukits deliver information, activity plans and materials necessary to carry out a comprehensive series of lessons. Each Edukit emphasizes hands-on activities, Canadian content and offers flexibility. Designed in modules, units can be delivered in any desired order.
Check out three lesson plans related to climate change: Digging for Diatoms, Increase your Albedo, and Scenarios for the Future. These curriculum-linked activities include downloadable presentations, diagrams, and how-to guides for teachers.
The Geoscape Ottawa-Gatineau activities are a set of educational tools to raise awareness of the significance of Earth Science in the Ottawa-Gatineau region. The activities were developed by classroom teachers and a scientist of the Geological Survey of Canada. Two sets of lesson plans/activities have been prepared by local teachers to meet Ontario curriculum needs. Grades 7-11.
The Geoscape Toronto activities strive to support teachers in the successful delivery of Earth Science and Geography curriculum expectations while challenging students to relate the knowledge they have acquired to the world outside their classroom. The activities were developed by a classroom teacher and the integrity of the content has been verified by technical experts. Grades 7-9.
Find lesson plans about water covering subjects like clean water, how water is used as a resource, water conservation and how climate change might affect water use.
These printable activity sheets allow preschool and elementary students to explore farm life and food through colouring and matching activities, as well as simple quizzes.
Challenge students with these activities that help gain a better understanding of the tests and trials facing astronauts in space and the research scientists that support them here on earth. (Elementary and High school levels)
Includes innovative learning modules with hands-on/minds-on activities, discussion points, assessment strategies and tools. Topics include human health and the body's natural defences, the functions of plant and animal cells and Mendelian genetics (Elementary and High school levels).
Includes innovative learning modules with hands-on/minds-on activities, discussion points, assessment strategies and tools. Topics include simple machines, infrared light and electrochemistry. (Elementary and High school levels)
Find lesson plans, student activities and links related to space exploration. Access registration information for the Canada Science and Technology Museum’s “Space Exploration” program.
Discover the underlying science concepts behind your favourite sports. Learn about the role of the organ systems during physical activity, the forces involved in movements, and the energy necessary to play and fuel the body. Apply your science theory to physical activities.
Classroom activity packages—available for free online. Virtual programs bring a part of the Canada Science and Technology Museum to you! Designed to be explored wherever you are — you will find the activities engaging and fun.
Increase your awareness of the consequences of global warming. Explore common elements of weather, the greenhouse effect, and climate change. Discover what we can all do to slow down the production of greenhouse gases and the resulting environmental damage.