Curriculum Links


 Science   CLE 10

Quizlet: provides free study tools for students with six different study modes.

Check out The Periodic Table of Videos for a wide array of videos about the elements and other chemistry topics.

PhET from the University of Colorado provides dozens of fantastic simulations for physics, chemistry and biology.

Misconceptions — Clear up common misconceptions about the nature of science.

FAQs Find answers to common questions about how science works

The Field Book Project from the National Museum of Natural History and the Smithsonian Institution Archives intends to create a “one stop” archive for field research journals and other documentation. You can find plenty of examples from actual field research journals.

Edheads is an organization that provides engaging web simulations and activities for kids. Current activities focus on simulated surgical procedures, cell phone design (with market research), simple and compound machines, and weather prediction.

Read and watch videos about 21 Smithsonian scientists including a volcano watcher, fossil hunter, art scientist, germinator and zoo vet.

SciShow is all about teaching scientific concepts in an accessible and easy-to-understand manner. This channel includes a variety of short (3 minute) and long (10 minute) videos. New videos are released weekly.

Former BBC journalist Brady Haran is crazy about math and science. If you love numbers, you will love his Numberphile channel, dedicated to exploring the stories behind numbers.

HowStuffWorks uses illustrations, charts and graphs to explain the detailed workings of everything from light bulbs to weather phenomena, space craft to submarines, nuclear fission to how ice cubes melts

Science News for kids:  This website educates students on science-related topics in the news. News items such as the decline of the population of honeybees and how forensic science is used to solve crimes are explained.

Extreme Science:  Primarily a reference site, it discusses the extremes found on the planet such as the largest plants and the fastest animals.

Chatterhigh:   a great tool for trying to get an educational message to high school students.  Students can begin the process of navigating post-secondary websites and win prizes!
Career Cruising:  a self-exploration and planning program that helps people of all ages achieve their potential in school, career and life. Build Self- awareness. Users learn about themselves—their interests, skills, preferences and aspirations—so they can explore the opportunities right for themMyBlueprint:  myBlueprint follows a comprehensive education and career planning process that meets the learning needs, interests, and aspirations of all students.

Career Links:
Job Bank:  Job search from Service Canada
Workopolis:  Canada’s largest work site  find and post for jobs
Cool Canada’s #1 Tourism/Hospitality Job Site.
Hospitality Careers  The largest database of hospitality jobs available on the Internet
JOB SEARCH SITES:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  www.canada.gc/ca                                                                                                                                              







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