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Britannica High School Edition
Reference articles, journals, magazines, websites, multimedia, and curriculum content for high school students. Includes dictionary, atlas and student workspace.
Gizmos are interactive science simulations for grades 3-12. Over 400 Gizmos aligned to the latest standards help educators bring powerful new learning experiences to the classroom. (REGISTRATION NUMBER REQUIRED FOR HOME DOWNLOAD)
Science in Context
For students in Gr. 6+, this database provides articles, images, video, and audio on topics including: biology, chemistry, earth & environmental science, general science, health & medicine, math, engineering, technology, physics and astronomy, as well as scientist biographies. Teacher lesson plans and ON curriculum correlations are also available.
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Electricity - the long and short of it - - the 1st video up has the story of the discovery of electricity and detailed explanations of what is electricity and how we use it - the 2nd clip is animated, short and covers the basics
Try using these search terms when looking for information in our databases or via Destiny:
- electricity (physics)
- history of electricity
- electromagnetic radiation
- physical science
Work Place Safety and Public Safety
Canada's Energy, StatsCan
Energy (general), coal, crude oil and natural gas, energy consumption and disposition,
nuclear and electric power, petroleum products, pipelines, all subtopics of energy.
Canadian consumer information on the energy efficiency of products (example, ovens, refrigerators, air conditioning units, etc.)
Gr. 9-12: Ask Us/Demande Moi
Gr. 9-12: How do I start my research?
Gr. 9-12: How do I cite my sources?