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Zone de jeux pour le petits (Telequebec) This link opens in a new window
Appropriate for students Kindergarten to Gr. 3, Telequebec provides access to games, videos, activities, and reading materials for early French language learners and their parents.
Zone des Petits (Radio Canada) This link opens in a new window
Appropriate for students in Kindergarten to Gr. 3, CBC's Radio Canada provides French games, videos, and activities to support early French language learners.
Zone Jeunesse (Radio Canada) This link opens in a new window
Appropriate for students in Gr. 4-8, CBC's Radio Canada provides access to shows, games, app suggestions, and activities to support French language learners.
miniTFO This link opens in a new window
Appropriate for students in Kindergarten to Gr. 3, TFO, the French equivalent to TVO, offers games, videos, and information for early French language learners, their parents, and educators.
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Free eBook "Databases"
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Britannica Elementary School Edition This link opens in a new window
General encyclopedia, atlas, dictionary and thesaurus covering a wide range of topics. Information is presented using text, audio, videos and images. Each article also contains links to explore more on the topic
Britannica Middle School Edition This link opens in a new window
Reference articles, journals, magazines, websites, multimedia, and curriculum content for intermediate students. Includes dictionary, atlas and student workspace.
PowerKnowledge Earth & Space Science This link opens in a new window
Everything you need to know about earth systems, ecosystems, weather, space and more. Includes articles, videos, text-to-speech, interactive games and activities, resource lists and lesson plans.
PowerKnowledge Life Science This link opens in a new window
Everything you need to know about plants, animals, the food chain, the human body. life cycles and more. Includes text-to-speech, videos, interactive games, hands-on science projects and activities, resource lists, lesson plans and more to support budding researchers in the sciences
PowerKnowledge Physical Science This link opens in a new window
Everything you need to know about atoms & molecules, energy, matter, force and motion, the earth, temperature and more. Includes articles, videos, interactive games & activities, lesson plans and resource lists.
Kids Infobits (Gale in Context - Elementary) This link opens in a new window
Research support for students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. Jam-packed with eye popping graphs, charts, maps and more than 3,000 searchable images, InfoBits features a visual graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, magazine and reference content
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Encyclopédie du Patrimoine Culturel de L’Amérique Française This link opens in a new window
The Encyclopedia of French Cultural Heritage in North America is a multimedia resource that has been online since 2008. It provides access to articles, videos, images, and music representing the rich heritage of French-speaking communities across the North America.
Canadian Encyclopedia This link opens in a new window
French/English. A comprehensive and authoritative general Canadian reference work. Also includes quizzes, games, multimedia, and links to other resources.
Our Incredible World This link opens in a new window
For students Gr. 4-11, this interactive resource offers videos, articles, and games focusing on habitats, ecosystems, biodiversity, species-at-risk, and invasive species. Teacher resources are also provided.
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