Cosmos4Kids - various space topics including diagrams, vocabulary terms, videos and useful links.
NASA - information
on the universe and space exploration
Life Cycle of Stars - You Tube video ofthe
life cycle of stars of different sizes (3 min)
Star Size Comparison - You Tube video
comparing objects in the solar system (3 min)
ARKive - Explore 15,000 of the world’s endangered species. With over 100,000 photos and videos, discover what these animals, plants and fungi look like, what makes them special and why we should protect them.
Biology4Kids - various plant and animal topics including diagrams, vocabulary terms, videos and useful links.
Nature Works - information about ecosystems
Cell Division - Interactive animation of what happens during
Lifecycles - Interactive
animation of what happens during the life cycle of animals and plants
Learn Genetics - Interactive
animation to explore different areas of genetics such as DNA, heredity, stem
cells and gene therapy
The Tech - a variety of information on genes, mutations and
Human Genome Project - information
about the project and other genetic related issues
The Elements - by Tom Lehrer – a musical video reciting all the
elements in the periodic table (2min)
Chem4Kids - various chemistry topics including diagrams, vocabulary terms, videos and useful links
States of Matter - compares
the different states of matter
The Significance of pH in Everyday Life - 3 min video
PhET interactive pH scale
Acid, base, pH tutorial - outlines characteristics and examples of each
pH in living systems - scroll down the page to find the heading Living Systems
Acids and Bases TED ED video - 4 min video
TechTopics: Matter - information about the properties of matter
pH water properties - USGC water science school
Acid rain- USGC water science school
Chemicool - interactive periodic table listing characteristics and properties, includes citation information
Periodic Table of Elements - Los Alamos National Laboratory interactive periodic table
Ptable - a dynamic periodic table with various information and links to videos about each element. Check out the demo on how to use all the features of this periodic table here
Physics4Kids - various motion and energy topics including diagrams, vocabulary terms, videos and useful links.Balloons and Static Electricity - an interactive simulation looking at static
electricity and charges
John Travoltage - an interactive simulation looking at static
Charges and Fields - an interactive simulation looking at voltage and
All About Circuits - compares
series and parallel circuits
Natural Resources Canada - Explore
Candian maps based on a variety of topics
Virtual Museum of New France - Join Canada's first European inhabitants in their daily activities and learn about their culture and civilization. (French and English)
Canada History - Visit some of these places on the site and learn about the people and places that built Canada.
CBC History - this website has a variety of video, audio and
information about Canadian History available to read in English and French
Heritage BC Stops - Virtual history tour about BC. Has many primary documents that can be viewed for over nine regional areas in our province, including our own Okanagan.
Okanagan Historical Society - The Okanagan Historical Society is one of the oldest societies in British Columbia dedicated to the preservation of local history.
A Pictoral History of Kelowna BC - Originally Published by Kelowna Centennial Museum Art.
The World Factbook - The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. The Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, a World Oceans map, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.
Library and Archives Canada - This website contains over 350 archival documents including manuscripts, maps and charts, medals, portraits, etc. dating from the origins of New France to the end of the French regime. These documents are categorized into twelve themes: departure; navigation; discovery; encounter; settlement; foundation; daily life; administration; trade; worship; warfare; and, survival. (French and English)
Dictionary of Canadian Biography - This website provides Canadian biographies which can be browsed by: region of birth; region of activities; occupations and other identifiers; or, name of subject a-z. Every biography has a "how to cite" and summary of each browse-able category listed previously. (French and English)
Samuel de Champlain - National
Film Board video on Samuel de Champlain (Québec 1603) available to view in
English and French