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For Students

Great Sites

Great Sites for Teens

Here are some sites to help you with your homework!

Art

Games

General

  • About Canada
    http://canada.gc.ca/acanada/acPubHome.jsp?
    Everything you wanted to know about Canada: arts and culture, Canada and the world, climate and geography, economy, exploring Canada, history, nature and natural resources, parliamentary system, people, society, sports and leisure and more.
  • Canadian Information By Subject
    Discover links to websites on Canadian subjects.
  • Images Canada
    www.imagescanada.ca/index-e.html
    View thousands of historical pictures of different places and people in Canada.

History

Information Studies

  • Media Awareness Network
    www.media-awareness.ca/english/index.cfm
    Resources and support for everyone interested in media and information literacy for young people.

Literature

  • Canadian Writers
    This site profiles the works and careers of leading Canadian writers. The writers featured include Carol Shields, Roger Lemelin, Michel Tremblay and Marie-Claire Blais.
  • Susanna Moodie and Catharine Parr Traill
    Provides biographical and historical information about the lives and careers of these two important 19th-century writers.

Music

  • Arts Alive - Music - Students
    www.artsalive.ca/en/mus/visitorcentres/students.html
    Hey Students! Interested in learning more about music and the NAC orchestra? Need a little extra information for a school project? Find all you need and more!
  • The Glenn Gould Archive
    An exhibition on Canadian pianist Glenn Gould, featuring audio archives, writings, photos, biographies, discographies, films, videos, radio broadcasts, art and poetry from 1932 to 1982.
  • Oscar Peterson: A Jazz Sensation
    This exhibition honours internationally acclaimed Canadian jazz pianist and composer Oscar Peterson.
  • Sheet Music From Canada's Past
    A collection of Canadian sheet music written between the late 18th and 20th centuries, and featuring songs from before Confederation (1867) and into the First World War era (1914 to 1920).
  • The Virtual Gramophone: Canadian Historical Sound Recordings
    Features images and sound recordings, biographies of Canadian performers and histories of Canadian record companies, from 1900 to the 1950s era of Canadian recorded music.

Sciences

  • ecoMentors
    www.ecomentors.ca/pub/index.cfm
    Hands-on, real-world experience for elementary school students. Be an ecoMentor and help kids explore the planet.
  • Environment Canada Kids
    www.on.ec.gc.ca/greatlakes/default.asp?lang=En&n=4DB7BBAD-1
    Need help with homework? Want to take part in an art contest? How about testing your knowledge on weather or wildlife?
  • The Green Lane: Acid Rain
    www.ec.gc.ca/acidrain/kids.html
    Kid's corner
  • Inside the Human Body: The Respiratory System
    www.lung.ca/children/
    Learn all about the lungs and lung disease. Includes games, quizzes, exercises, pictures and more.
  • Welcome to NRCat's Scratching Post!
    www.nrcan-rncan.gc.ca/kids/index_e.html
    Games, quizzes, posters, educational materials and a whole lot more.

Social Studies

  • Canadian Heritage - Youth - Fun and Games
    www.pch.gc.ca/pc-ch/sujets-subjects/jeune-youth/education/index_e.cfm
    A site with lots of cool activities: Canada Day poster challenge, Canadian heritage quiz, colouring book of Canadian symbols, fun zone and national flag of Canada day.
  • Civilization.ca
    www.civilization.ca/kids/kidse.asp
    Features cool sections such as: Crosswords of Civilization, Mystery at Number 262, Canadian War Museum, Armoured Warrior, Explore Tut's Tomb, Canadian War Museum Colouring Book and Youth Adventures in New France.
  • Statistics Canada - Learning Resources - Students
    www.statcan.ca/english/edu/students.htm
    Need help with homework?
  • Transport Canada - Youth Portal
    www.tc.gc.ca/youth/menu.htm
    Some of the great activities on this site include a transportation challenge, wordsearch, memory game and a section for the youth from Quebec.
  • Young Voters
    www.elections.ca/content_youth.asp
    Casting your ballot lets you speak your mind. It lets you be heard. This site shows you how.

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