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Great Sites for Teens
Here are some sites to help you with your homework!
- About Canada
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
View thousands of historical pictures of different places and people in Canada.
- ARCHIVED - Backcheck: A Hockey Retrospective
Explores the history and development of hockey through the themes of the early days of hockey, French-Canadian traditions, women's
hockey and community hockey.
- ARCHIVED - Beyond the Funnies: The History of Comics in English Canada and Quebec
A guide to the history of comics in English Canada and Quebec that includes sample comics, information about creating your own comics and related sites.
- ARCHIVED - Canada and the First World War
From 1914 to 1918, thousands of Canadian men and women were called upon to contribute to the effort required for the First World War, an event that transformed our nation, culture, economy and identity.
- ARCHIVED - Canada, by Train
Presents the history of Canadian railways and their role in shaping the country.
- ARCHIVED - Canadian Confederation
This site is a collection of historical essays showcasing documents, articles and photographs of the people, places and events that
have shaped Canada from 1867 to the present.
- ARCHIVED - Canadian Olympians
A collection of images of Canadian athletes from 1900 to 2002 competing in summer and winter Olympic sports.
War Museum - Seriously Cool Stuff
This site features games and activities, military history and a section for testing your knowledge.
- ARCHIVED - Celebrating Women's Achievements
This site describes the lives and achievements of a selection of Canadian women who have made outstanding national and international contributions in their fields.
- Expo 67 Man and His World
- First Among Equals: The Prime Minister in Canadian Life and Politics
Examines our prime ministers' careers as well as their private lives and sheds light on Canadians' perceptions of our political leaders.
- Heroes of Lore and Yore: Canadian Heroes in Fact and Fiction
Read about real and mythical Canadian heroes.
- The Memory Project
Provides Canadians, especially youth, with a venue to share oral histories on the Canadian experience.
- Ontario History Quest
New online tool for grades 7, 8, 10 and 12 History students with searchable databases using primary sources to discover Ontario's history.
- Pathfinders and Passageways: The Exploration of Canada
A collection of stories and information about the exploration of Canada from pre-historic to modern times.
- A Real Companion and Friend: The Diary of William Lyon Mackenzie King
This site introduces King's extensive diary to contemporary readers.
- ARCHIVED - Through a Lens: Dieppe in Photography and Film
In the spring of 1942, the Allies planned a large raid on German-occupied territory to take place during the first week of July 1942.
- The Jesuit Relations and the History of New France
Now you can put your knowledge to the test!
- Veteran's Affairs Canada - Youth and Educators
Includes multimedia and fun activities.
A collaborative online learning program that links high school students in Canada with their peers around the world to discuss
Resources and support for everyone interested in media and information literacy for young people.
- 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.
- Arts Alive - Music - Students
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.
Hands-on, real-world experience for elementary school students. Be an ecoMentor and help kids explore the planet.
- Environment Canada Kids
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
- Inside the Human Body: The Respiratory System
Learn all about the lungs and lung disease. Includes games, quizzes, exercises, pictures and more.
- Welcome to NRCat's Scratching Post!
Games, quizzes, posters, educational materials and a whole lot more.
- Canadian Heritage - Youth - Fun and Games
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.
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
Need help with homework?
- Transport Canada - Youth Portal
Some of the great activities on this site include a transportation challenge, wordsearch, memory game and a section for the youth
Casting your ballot lets you speak your mind. It lets you be heard. This site shows you how.