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.
Access a glossary of astronomy and space science terms and articles about astronomy topics.
Discover the wonders of the night sky with family workshops, youth nights, and free stargazing events at the Canada Science and Technology Museum. Look through Canada’s largest refracting telescope in the Museum’s Helen Sawyer Hogg Observatory.
Healthy lifestyles promote growth and development in young people, fight disease and make all Canadians stronger and more energetic.
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.
In this section, not only will you find downloadable documents for educators and students of all ages divided into popular themes such as robotics, spacewalking, microgravity, ISS, astronomy, etc., you will also find other learning tools like: archived Webcasts and Mission Websites (highlighting the science behind past Canadian space missions) among other things.
Kids, blast off on an exciting online adventure brought to you by the Canadian Space Agency. All you have to do now is sit back, relax, and get ready for take-off...
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.
Explore science and technology in your own home with fun hands-on activities and science experiments. You can even eat some of your results! Each package includes shopping lists, as well as movie, book and website suggestions to round out your scientific adventure.
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.
Find resources to help you bring the environment into your classroom or into the activities of your scout, naturalist or youth group.
In addition to the popular Canada Food Guide, Health Canada publishes many teaching resources and kits that can be used by educators to promote good health practices.
Visit this collection of resources to find book lists, digitized images and texts, recommended websites, lesson plans organized by grade and subject, and a toolkit of tips for students and teachers.
The Canada Science and Technology Museum's programs and workshops are designed to inspire students and bring your curriculum to life. Support materials, available upon reserving a program, help you to make the most of these unique educational experiences.
Discover a collection of school-related material from the Canada Science and Technology Museum, with a new virtual classroom resource for teachers.
Find facts, activities, national challenges and notable names in the areas of astronomy, biology and chemistry. Includes material for students and teachers at elementary and secondary levels.
Bring nature into the classroom, or learn about it at the museum, with this collection of lesson plans, tours, glossaries, videos and activities covering biodiversity, native plants, climate change and much more.
Visit this site for lesson plans, online educational games for kids, and fun learning activities from Canada's museums.
General information on various subjects in science, technology and engineering.
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.