Natural Environment and Resources
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Games, quizzes, activities, lesson plans and more
- Agri-Science E-Zine
Stories that offer a glimpse of the science under way at 19 research centres across the country to make Canada a world leader in agriculture and food.
- Canada Agriculture Museum's School Programs
The museums programs allow students to discover farm life and explore seasonal cycles, make apple cider, bake bread, see farm technology at work, and experience the sights, smells and sounds of the farmyard.
- Canadian Council for Geographic Education
Learn about the Society's programs and find tools that you can use to increase an awareness of the importance of geography and geographical literacy in the school system. Find lesson plans, resources, links and more.
- Canadian Geographic Kids!
Explore Canada through its wooly wildlife, giant geography and fun facts! Play games, get homework help and much more.
- Canadian Ice Service Educational Resources
Find a variety of resources that the Canadian Ice Service gathers and provides, including information about the types of sea ice, how it moves and grows, and where it can be found.
- Climate Change in Canada Posters
View and download posters depicting Regional Impacts of Climate change in Canada, and Living in a Changing Climate.
- Diving In
Learn some fun and surprising facts about water and what lives in it!
- Encounters in the Wild
A collection of audio stories detailing encounters between Canadians and species at risk.
- Environment Canada's Resources for Educators
Find resources to help you bring the environment into your classroom or into the activities of your scout, naturalist or youth group.
- Environment Canada - Kids and Youth
Find games, activities, homework help and ways that you can take action on environmental issues in your daily life.
- Great Canadian Geography Challenge
Find information on how your students in grades 4 to 10 can participate in a challenge that will test their geography knowledge in friendly competition. Explore past challenge questions and find quizzes for both teachers and students.
- Hinterland Who's Who for Educators
Lesson plans to inform young people about important conservation concepts such as biodiversity, sustainability, ecosystem conservation, and endangered species recovery.
- ICEGraph - Canadian Ice Service
Generate a predefined set of ice coverage graphs, find ice coverage and thickness trends and access weekly and historical information for a particular region and date.
- Lesson Plans in Pollution Prevention
An environmental education classroom resource by Environment Canada designed to assist teachers and other educational professionals in teaching about the concept of pollution prevention (P2) and how P2 is an effective way to protect and conserve our natural environment.
- Museum of Nature Teacher Zone
Almost 100 workshops, lesson plans, activities and games for exploring the natural world with students.
- Office of Energy Efficiency Kids Club
Learn about energy conservation in the Club House. Find teacher resources, activities and games related to energy conservation and the environment. View the Kids Art Gallery, and find out how kids can enter the annual art contest.
- Origins of Canada's Geographical Names
Information on the names of Canada's provinces, territories, and capital cities; origins of some Aboriginal community names; and a variety of articles on interesting names across the country.
- Our Amazing Treasures
Learn about the wonders of the natural world. Browse animal, fossil mineral and plant and lichen collections online.
- Parks Canada Youth Zone Adventure
Play and learn, receive a virtual postcard, take a 3-D tour, learn about species at risk or take an online trip on which you will learn how to prepare for and enjoy safe outdoor adventures.
- Peak Finder
Your source of information on the Peaks of the Canadian Rockies. A comprehensive, searchable database of information on peaks, ranges, passes and people of the Canadian Rockies. The site provides numerous starting points from which students can connect to curriculum objectives.
- Remote Sensing Tutorials
A series of online tutorials that include quizzes and interactive modules and Web tools to introduce the Fundamentals of Remote Sensing, Satellite Data Reception, Radar Remote Sensing, Digital Images and Digital Analysis Techniques, and other related topics.
- Rocks for Kids
This site is for kids of all ages who love rocks. Find information about rocks and minerals and learn how to identify them, see cool pictures of rocks, conduct experiments and more!
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