General Sciences

Recommended Links

  • Canada Science and Technology Museum
    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.
  • Canada Science and Technology Museum
    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.
  • Canada Science and Technology Museum
    The Canada Science and Technology Museum offers a variety of programs and resources to encourage everyone, particularly children and youth, to discover the wonders of astronomy.
  • Canada Science and Technology Museum
    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.
  • 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.
  • Canada Science and Technology Museum
    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.
  • Canada Science and Technology Museum
    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.
  • Canadian Museum of Nature
    Expedition Arctic is a bilingual online project aimed at youth aged 14 to 29. The site was produced by the Canadian Museum of Nature and Students on Ice, in collaboration with the Virtual Museum of Canada. It follows four experts from the Canadian Museum of Nature and two teenage participants during an expedition to Canada’s Eastern Arctic and western Greenland in July 2012. There are documentary HD videos, interactive maps, gorgeous landscapes, colourful photos, and blog posts that enliven this journey of discovery to reveal some of the biodiversity associated with the Arctic (mammals, plants, fossils and algae). The site also includes lesson plans for teachers and in-depth profiles of 28 specimens from the Canadian Museum of Nature’s world-class Arctic collections.
  • Canada Science and Technology Museum
    Draw it, scan it, email it: submit your invention and see what other kids have created.
  • Canada Science and Technology Museum
    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Government of Canada
    Visit this site for lesson plans, online educational games for kids, and fun learning activities from Canada's museums.
  • Canada Science and Technology Museum
    General information on various subjects in science, technology and engineering.
  • 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.
  • Canada Science and Technology Museum
    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.