Kindergarten and Elementary School

Recommended Links

  • Environment Canada
    Educators can choose from six 30-minute learning centres for their grade 5 or 6 students, building skills in literacy, communication, reflection and problem-solving. Developed directly from provincial and territorial curriculum documents, topics include ways to prepare for and predict various weather and/or air quality conditions, how media, peers and family affect decisions, outdoor safety, and environmental health issues.
  • Canadian Space Agency
    A turnkey learning package that includes a series of information and activity modules and interactive applets for youth and educators focusing on the theme of space astronomy. The package meets the science and mathematics curricula requirements for students in grades 6.
  • Canada Science and Technology Museum
    Discover the wonders of the night sky as you observe how the movement of our planet influences our daily rituals, the changing of seasons, and the environment as a whole. Learn about the technological tools that make modern astronomy possible.
  • Canada Science and Technology Museum
    Discover the wonders of the night sky with family workshops, youth nights, and free stargazing events at the Canada Science and Technology Museum. Look through Canada’s largest refracting telescope in the Museum’s Helen Sawyer Hogg Observatory.
  • Canada Science and Technology Museum
    The Canada Science and Technology Museum offers a variety of programs and resources to encourage everyone, particularly children and youth, to discover the wonders of astronomy.
  • National Research Council Canada
    Discover Canada's first settlement of Mars! This simulation helps students in grades 6-8 understand space exploration. Teams across Canada can design and build life support systems and demonstrate their achievements.
  • Canada Science and Technology Museum
    Discover the stories of remarkable Canadian men and women who rose above challenges and obstacles to make great strides in science and engineering. See how Canada’s environment, culture, and heritage have spurred technological and scientific achievements.
  • Canadian Space Agency
    Kids, blast off on an exciting online adventure brought to you by the Canadian Space Agency. All you have to do now is sit back, relax, and get ready for take-off...
  • Canada Science and Technology Museum
    Study a variety of scientific concepts through a single common object: the bicycle. Discover how this device has evolved from simple means of recreation to an effective mode of transportation and ultimate fitness machine.
  • Canada Science and Technology Museum
    Explore science and technology in your own home with fun hands-on activities and science experiments. You can even eat some of your results! Each package includes shopping lists, as well as movie, book and website suggestions to round out your scientific adventure.
  • Health Canada
    The Eat Well and Be Active Educational Toolkit is designed to help those who teach groups of children and adults about healthy eating and physical activity, and encourage individuals to take action to maintain and improve their health.
  • Canada Science and Technology Museum
    These bilingual Edukits deliver information, activity plans and materials necessary to carry out a comprehensive series of lessons. Each Edukit emphasizes hands-on activities, Canadian content and offers flexibility. Designed in modules, units can be delivered in any desired order.
  • Canada Agriculture Museum
    Try these experiments, activities, and quizzes and learn about food safety, food packaging, and food preservation.
  • Canada Science and Technology Museum
    Draw it, scan it, email it: submit your invention and see what other kids have created.
  • Environment Canada
    Find lesson plans about water covering subjects like clean water, how water is used as a resource, water conservation and how climate change might affect water use.
  • Public Health Agency of Canada
    1.Physical activity plays an important role in the health, well-being and quality of life of all Canadians, and it is particularly important for children and youth.
  • Canada Agriculture Museum
    Discover life on the farm hands-on at the museum or in the classroom. Visit the Museum for an Education Program or download an Educational Activity Kit to explore seasonal cycles, farm technology at work, where our food comes from and much more.
  • Canada Science and Technology Museum
    The Canada Science and Technology Museum's programs and workshops are designed to inspire students and bring your curriculum to life. Support materials, available upon reserving a program, help you to make the most of these unique educational experiences.
  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Click on the lessons to download and print plans, background information and student handouts for each lesson.
  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Click on the lessons to download and print plans, background information and student handouts for each lesson.
  • Canada Science and Technology Museum
    The Summer Institute for Elementary Teachers is a three day interactive professional learning workshop for primary and junior teachers (Kindergarten to grade 6). The program shares innovative teaching strategies for integrating science, technology, engineering, and math into classroom lessons. Teachers discover new ways to have students apply their knowledge. Teachers will also be equipped with information and resources to share with other teachers in their home communities.
  • Canada Science and Technology Museum
    General information on various subjects in science, technology and engineering.
  • Canada Science and Technology Museum
    Discover the underlying science concepts behind your favourite sports. Learn about the role of the organ systems during physical activity, the forces involved in movements, and the energy necessary to play and fuel the body. Apply your science theory to physical activities.
  • Canada Science and Technology Museum
    Classroom activity packages—available for free online. Virtual programs bring a part of the Canada Science and Technology Museum to you! Designed to be explored wherever you are — you will find the activities engaging and fun.
  • Canada Science and Technology Museum
    Increase your awareness of the consequences of global warming. Explore common elements of weather, the greenhouse effect, and climate change. Discover what we can all do to slow down the production of greenhouse gases and the resulting environmental damage.