Websites

Here are some useful websites on information about the following topics.

Aboriginal

iPortal – Indigenous Studies Portal Research Tool

First Peoples’ Language Map of British Columbia 

Legacy of Hope – a resource on the history and legacy of residential schools.

Turtle Island Native Network

Union of BC Indian Chiefs – Resources

English

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/

Reference Website

2Learn.ca for Teens – a website organized by subjects, suitable for Grades 8-9.

Crash Course – a collection of educational videos covers a wide range of subject areas.

World Digital Library – a database of primary source documents, accompanied by extensive visuals.

Science

Anatomy of the Brain – information on the brain through text, videos, and digital objects and images.

BC Species & Ecosystems Explorer – data and information about plants, animals and ecosystems in B.C.

Biomes of the World – information on biomes of the world through text, images, data, maps, and charts.

NASA – Space facts/information.

Science Fair Project Ideas

Science News for Students –  website contains articles and videos of the science news.

Stated Clearly: Science is for everyone – a website containing short video clips on evolution and genetics

Social Studies

A Developing World – a world map and the ability to create comparative graphs.

British Library: Middle Ages – illustrated resource focuses on illuminated manuscripts of the Middle Ages held by the British Library.

CanLII – Canadian Legal Information Institute (Law 12).

Canada History Project – Background information on Canadian history.

Canadian Museum of History – extensive collection of online exhibitions on various aspects of Canadian history and culture.

Canadian War Museum

Chinese Canadian Stories – Stories, Databases, Chronology, Resources, and Videos.

Enemy Aliens: The Internment of Jewish Refugees in Canada, 1940-1943 – online exhibits.

Komagata Maru: Continuing the Journey – a comprehensive overview of the historical incident of the Komagata Maru.

Museum of Anthropology – online exhibitions, view over 7,000 authentic First Nations artifacts in the online collection.

Online Tour of Canadian Parliament – Virtual tour of Parliament.

Royal BC Museum: Learning Portal – Online exhibits focus on BC culture and history.

Smithsonian Education – lesson plans and activities.

Virtual Museum of Canada – Digital source of stories and experiences.