The Web site iWASwondering.org is a project of the National Academy of Sciences intended to showcase the accomplishments of contemporary women in science and to highlight for young people the varied and intriguing careers of some of today's most prominent scientists.
Games, interactive activities to learn forensic science and apply that knowledge. Download teachers & parents guides.
Links to, and descriptions of educational resources on Canada's Youth Criminal Justice Act.
Reading & Writing
Be the hero who can give the answer to, "What does 'circa' mean?", or 'ibid', 'sic', 'QED', and all those other Latin phrases that we understand but may not be able to translate on the spot.
TeenTribune is a free online educational service offered by the Smithsonian for use by K-12 grade Teachers and students. TTribune consists of daily news sites for kids, tweens, and teens, and includes text, photos, graphics, and audio and/or video materials prepared by the Smithsonian and others about current events, history, art, culture and science. TTribune also includes lessons, instructional and assessment tools, and opportunities for the registered users to communicate with other participants.
TrueFlix uses content from the award-winning True Books to help Grades 3-5 students strengthen literacy skills, build science and social studies knowledge, and cultivate 21st-century skills through inquiry. TrueFlix is available through LearnAlberta's Online Reference Centre. Swan Hills teachers & parents using the ORC outside of school will need to get the username & password from your school or public librarian.
* I expect that teachers will evaluate each resource for themselves before sharing with students.
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