All Ages

Recommended Links

  • Canada Agriculture Museum
    The virtual exhibition Bees: A Honey of an Idea explores the essential role bees play in the pollination of many Canadian food crops. Visit the exhibition to find out about different types of bees, life in the hive, beekeeping and pollination. Or try out recipes, crafts and activities all about bees.
  • Public Health Agency of Canada
    Healthy lifestyles promote growth and development in young people, fight disease and make all Canadians stronger and more energetic.
  • Canadian Space Agency
    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.
  • Government of Canada
    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.
  • Canada Agriculture Museum
    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.
  • Canada Agriculture Museum
    Visit the virtual exhibition Food for Health to learn about food choices and their role in ensuring good health, as well as food safety and the impact of changing farming practices. The site includes Educational Activity kits for teachers, games and links to other web resources on food and nutrition.
  • Canadian Museum of Nature
    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.
  • Canadian Museum of Nature
    Try one of these 13 interactive activities to practice your birdsong abilities, learn bird silhouettes, find out how to attract birds to your backyard and much more.
  • Canadian Museum of Nature
    Try one of these 30 interactive activities to learn about dinosaurs, the meteorite that caused a massive extinction, what we know about ancient mammal species, climate change through time and much more.
  • Canadian Museum of Nature
    Try these interactive activities to learn about mammals: the warning a skunk makes before spraying, how mammals keep warm, appropriate wolf pack behaviour and more.
  • Health Canada
    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.
  • Canada Agriculture Museum
    Discover life on the farm hands-on at the museum or in the classroom. Visit the Museum for an Education Program or download an Educational Activity Kit to explore seasonal cycles, farm technology at work, where our food comes from and much more.
  • Canada Science and Technology Museum
    Discover a collection of school-related material from the Canada Science and Technology Museum, with a new virtual classroom resource for teachers.
  • National Research Council Canada
    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)
  • National Research Council Canada
    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).
  • National Research Council Canada
    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)
  • Canadian Museum of Nature
    Read the adventure, then take the quiz! These activities cover climate change with topics like rising sea levels, getting clues from glaciers, changes in weather patterns, and more.
  • National Research Council Canada
    Discover something new going on in the sky above you with Dr. Ken Tapping, an astronomer who shows you how to enjoy the beauty and mysteries of the heavens with nothing more than binoculars.
  • Canada Science and Technology Museum
    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.
  • National Research Council Canada
    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.
  • Canadian Museum of Nature
    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.
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Tomatosphere is a research project that will involve about 13,000 Canadian classrooms this year. In 2011, students will have the opportunity to grow tomatoes from two sets of seeds. One set will be seeds which have been exposed to a simulated space environment and the other set will be the control group.