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Natural History Notebooks: Find lots of fascinating facts about over 200+ animals species. You’ll also learn about the amazing diversity of life on Earth, and why it’s important to protect it.


AboutKidsHealth (SickKids): Health education resource for children, youth and caregivers, approved by health-care providers at The Hospital for Sick Children.

Health Games & Videos (SickKids): Fun and educational games for kids.


Canadian Heroes in Fact and Fiction: Learn about many outstanding personalities who have inspired and enriched the national character of Canada.

Canadian Scientists: This site lists the profiles of over 200+ Canadian scientists in over 30+ areas of expertise.

Prime Ministers: A look at the job and personal lives of the Prime Ministers of Canada.

History / Geography

Black History in Canada: Read and learn about the experiences and accomplishments of African-Canadians.

The Fur Trade & Hudson’s Bay Company: A historical overview of North America’s oldest company.

Life in the Middle Ages: Discover what it was like to live during the Middle Ages.

National Geographic Kids: Explore educational videos and games about science and culture.

Face to Face With Polar Bears: Award-winning photographer Norbert Rosing provides practical information about the consequences of global warming and what we can do to help.


Rader’s Chem4Kids: Basic chemistry help and information.

Volcano World: A K-12 public outreach project from Oregon State University.

NASA Kids’ Club: Learn about NASA and its missions through STEM-based games and videos.

Ingenium: Educational programs and downloadable activity kits from the Canada Museums of Agriculture and Food, Aviation and Space, and Science and Technology.