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Teacher Resources: Elementary

Resources, lesson plans, app reviews etc. all to help teachers continue to do great work in helping our students succeed! Resources are organized by subject and directly align with the Ontario Curriculum.

Science--Government of Canada resources

Online resources for lesson plans

eWorkshop Online Teaching Resource

This website from the Ontario Ministry of Education and TFO provide elementary teachers with lesson plans, activity sheets, and many other resources. It also includes information about healthy schools.

SMART Notebook lessons from TVOKids

Interactive Learning Sites for Education

This website links to dozens of interactive games and activities that you can use on classroom computers or SMARTboards. Most activities are for grades K-5.

Earth Day Canada

Energy IQ Newsletters

Online Resources

Videos for teaching science

Science Please: Part 1

Synopsis from the National Film Board of Canada

The Science Please! collection uses archival footage, animated illustrations and amusing narration to explain various scientific discoveries and phenomena. This compilation includes: The Atom, The State of the Matter, The Dirt on Soap, Explosives, Gravity, Operation Lever, The Force of Water, Lift Off, Wheel Meets Friction, The Internal Combustion Engine, Fire, The Wind, Slippery Ice and The Refrigerator.

Science Please: Part 2

Synopsis from the National Film Board of Canada

The Science Please! collection uses archival footage, animated illustrations and amusing narration to explain various scientific discoveries and phenomena. This compilation includes: Lightning, Magnets, Battery, Electricity, The Light Bulb, Electromagnetic Radiation, Sound Is Vibration, The Telephone, The Wonderful World of Colour, The Moon Changes, Mirrors and Why Is the Sky Blue ?

New this September @ the Media Centre

Inquiry Based Science

Science Apps

Wonderopolis

Wonderopolis is "a place where wonder and learning are nurtured through the power of discovery, creativity and imagination."

There is a new wonder everyday which students can learn about in a fun and interactive way.

The site also includes activities and advice for students, parents, and teachers.

Integrated Mars study unit