Health and Physical Education

Recommended Links

  • Public Health Agency of Canada
    Healthy lifestyles promote growth and development in young people, fight disease and make all Canadians stronger and more energetic.
  • Canada Science and Technology Museum
    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.
  • Canada Science and Technology Museum
    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.
  • Health Canada
    The Eat Well and Be Active Educational Toolkit is designed to help those who teach groups of children and adults about healthy eating and physical activity, and encourage individuals to take action to maintain and improve their health.
  • Canada Agriculture Museum
    Use this simple activity to make sure your kitchen habits follow food safety guidelines.
  • Canada Agriculture Museum
    Try these experiments, activities, and quizzes and learn about food safety, food packaging, and food preservation.
  • Canada Agriculture Museum
    How much do you know about food values? Match up each item from a Nutrition Facts label to its picture and function.
  • 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.
  • Library and Archives Canada
    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.
  • 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).
  • Canada Science and Technology Museum
    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.
  • Canada Science and Technology Museum
    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.