Outreach 2014

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Elementary Level Teacher Resources


The Government of Canada website has an extensive list of links to a variety of government-funded educational resources. 

http://www.science.gc.ca/Educational_Resources-WS366475C5-1_En.htm

The Canadian Space Agency has created lesson plans for elementary and high school teachers in astronomy, environmental science, microgravity, robotics, radiation, telecommunications, spacewalks, etc. The site also has interactive applets that students can use to learn about space. 

http://www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/educators/default.asp

Ontario Ecoschools is a provincial initiative that provides environmental alternatives for the operation and maintenance of Ontario schools. Their environmental educational programs can be used to support current curriculum that relate to climate change and other ecological themes. 

http://www.ontarioecoschools.org/curriculum_resources/index.html

The Canadian Science and Technology Museum offers virtual programs for teachers to use in their classrooms to teach topics like astronomy, cycles and weather. 

http://www.sciencetech.technomuses.ca/english/schoolzone/virtual_programs.cfm

The Parks Canada website contains a variety of lesson plans for students of all grades. Lesson plans mainly highlight environmental, biology, zoology and ecology topics, but also make connections to cultural and social issues.

http://www.pc.gc.ca/apprendre-learn/prof/itm2-crp-trc/crp-trc1c_e.asp

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) website provides information, interactive activities, and printouts about weather, climate change, oceans and coasts, and satellites and space. It also has links to higher education opportunities for students interested in atmospheric and oceanic sciences. 

http://www.education.noaa.gov/noaa_educ.html

Science Buddies is a good source for science fair project ideas, science news articles geared to a youth audience, educational resources, and links to science careers. 

http://www.sciencebuddies.org/

The lesson plans in Climate Change North are specifically designed to help northern students engage with the topic of climate change. Developed by northern teachers and educators, all lessons are linked to the curriculum learning outcomes for your region. 

http://www.climatechangenorth.ca/section-LP/C1_Lesson_plans.html

Climate Change Education has information on climate change and global warming solutions from every continent and every major country. It includes a range of information including lesson plans, class topics and student projects for K-12 students.

http://climatechangeeducation.org/international/na/canada/index.html

NASA’s website for educators includes a variety of space-related educational resources. Lesson plans, classroom activities, and short video clips are available.

http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/index.html

Student Cloud Observations Online (S’Cool) allows students to observe and record cloud conditions in their area and then compare their results to data gathered from satellites.

http://science-edu.larc.nasa.gov/SCOOL/ForTeachers-resources.php

Scijinks includes a number of classroom activities covering topics like weather, hurricanes and storms, atmosphere, satellites and technology, and space weather.

http://scijinks.nasa.gov/teachers

The Sky Watchers program provides weather related teaching material that includes teachers' guides with explanations, experiments and activities. The activities are cross curricular in nature and support the teaching of mathematics, geography and computer science. 

http://www.on.ec.gc.ca/skywatchers/teachersCorner_e.html

 

Intermediate Level Teacher Resources


The Government of Canada website has an extensive list of links to a variety of government-funded educational resources. 

http://www.science.gc.ca/Educational_Resources-WS366475C5-1_En.htm

Environment Canada website provides information on a variety of environmental and science-related topics. Environmental acts and regulations and relevant publications are easily accessed through this site. It is also a source for latest environmental media releases. 

http://www.ec.gc.ca/default.asp?lang=En&n=FD9B0E51-1

The Canadian Museum of Nature includes almost 100 workshops, lesson plans, activities and games for exploring the natural world with students. Whether planning a visit to the museum or preparing a classroom lesson, these curriculum-based resources can be useful tools.

http://nature.ca/education/index_e.cfm

The Canadian Space Agency has created lesson plans for elementary and high school teachers in astronomy, environmental science, microgravity, robotics, radiation, telecommunications, spacewalks, etc. The site also has interactive applets that students can use to learn about space. 

http://www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/educators/default.asp

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is an agency of the United Nations specializing in monitoring the Earth’s atmosphere (both weather and climate) and the Earth’s water cycle. Countries from around the globe contribute reliable scientific data, which is used to produce comprehensive information pages about issues related to the atmosphere, the oceans and the biosphere.

http://www.wmo.int/pages/prog/arep/gaw/

Ontario Ecoschools is a provincial initiative that provides environmental alternatives for the operation and maintenance of Ontario schools. Their environmental educational programs can be used to support current curriculum that relate to climate change and other ecological themes. 

http://www.ontarioecoschools.org/curriculum_resources/index.html

At the Ontario Science Centre website you can download teacher guides, exhibit inquiries, curriculum connections and professional development opportunities.

http://www.ontariosciencecentre.ca/teachersstudents/default.asp

The Canadian Science and Technology Museum offers virtual programs for teachers to use in their classrooms to teach topics like astronomy, cycles and weather. 

http://www.sciencetech.technomuses.ca/english/schoolzone/virtual_programs.cfm

The Parks Canada website contains a variety of lesson plans for students of all grades. Lesson plans mainly highlight environmental, biology, zoology and ecology topics, but also make connections to cultural and social issues.

http://www.pc.gc.ca/apprendre-learn/prof/itm2-crp-trc/crp-trc1c_e.asp

Kids' Crossing in the Classroom is a resource for science education that focuses on weather and climate, as well as other science topics. This is an excellent resource for classroom-suitable weather experiments and hands-on inquiry-based activities.

http://eo.ucar.edu/educators/index.html

EurekAlert! is a global news service operated by American Association for the Advancement of Science, that provides an online outlet for universities, medical centers, journals, government agencies, corporations and other researchers to share their knowledge. Teachers can use EurekAlert! to locate news releases that support their lessons concerning science, medicine and technology. 

http://www.eurekalert.org/

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) website provides information, interactive activities, and printouts about weather, climate change, oceans and coasts, and satellites and space. It also has links to higher education opportunities for students interested in atmospheric and oceanic sciences. 

http://www.education.noaa.gov/noaa_educ.html

Science Buddies is a good source for science fair project ideas, science news articles geared to a youth audience, educational resources, and links to science careers. 

http://www.sciencebuddies.org/

The lesson plans in Climate Change North are specifically designed to help northern students engage with the topic of climate change. Developed by northern teachers and educators, all lessons are linked to the curriculum learning outcomes for your region. 

http://www.climatechangenorth.ca/section-LP/C1_Lesson_plans.html

Climate Change Education has information on climate change and global warming solutions from every continent and every major country. It includes a range of information including lesson plans, class topics and student projects for K-12 students.

http://climatechangeeducation.org/international/na/canada/index.html

NASA’s website for educators includes a variety of space-related educational resources. Lesson plans, classroom activities, and short video clips are available.

http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/index.html

Student Cloud Observations Online (S’Cool) allows students to observe and record cloud conditions in their area and then compare their results to data gathered from satellites.

http://science-edu.larc.nasa.gov/SCOOL/ForTeachers-resources.php

Scijinks includes a number of classroom activities covering topics like weather, hurricanes and storms, atmosphere, satellites and technology, and space weather.

http://scijinks.nasa.gov/teachers

The Weather Network website provides updated and interactive weather maps that include measurements such as temperature, humidex, wind chill, precipitation, wind speed and active weather systems. Teachers can use these as resources to make their lessons more relevant and realistic for students. 

http://www.theweathernetwork.com/weathermaps/?ref=topnav_homepage_weathermaps

The Sky Watchers program provides weather related teaching material that includes teachers' guides with explanations, experiments and activities. The activities are cross curricular in nature and support the teaching of mathematics, geography and computer science. 

http://www.on.ec.gc.ca/skywatchers/teachersCorner_e.html

 

Secondary Level Teacher Resources


The Government of Canada website has an extensive list of links to a variety of government-funded educational resources. 

http://www.science.gc.ca/Educational_Resources-WS366475C5-1_En.htm

Environment Canada website provides information on a variety of environmental and science-related topics. Environmental acts and regulations and relevant publications are easily accessed through this site. It is also a source for latest environmental media releases. 

http://www.ec.gc.ca/default.asp?lang=En&n=FD9B0E51-1

The Canadian Museum of Nature includes almost 100 workshops, lesson plans, activities and games for exploring the natural world with students. Whether planning a visit to the museum or preparing a classroom lesson, these curriculum-based resources can be useful tools.

http://nature.ca/education/index_e.cfm

The Canadian Space Agency has created lesson plans for elementary and high school teachers in astronomy, environmental science, microgravity, robotics, radiation, telecommunications, spacewalks, etc. The site also has interactive applets that students can use to learn about space. 

http://www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/educators/default.asp

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is an agency of the United Nations specializing in monitoring the Earth’s atmosphere (both weather and climate) and the Earth’s water cycle. Countries from around the globe contribute reliable scientific data, which is used to produce comprehensive information pages about issues related to the atmosphere, the oceans and the biosphere.

http://www.wmo.int/pages/prog/arep/gaw/

Ontario Ecoschools is a provincial initiative that provides environmental alternatives for the operation and maintenance of Ontario schools. Their environmental educational programs can be used to support current curriculum that relate to climate change and other ecological themes. 

http://www.ontarioecoschools.org/curriculum_resources/index.html

At the Ontario Science Centre website you can download teacher guides, exhibit inquiries, curriculum connections and professional development opportunities.

http://www.ontariosciencecentre.ca/teachersstudents/default.asp

The Canadian Science and Technology Museum offers virtual programs for teachers to use in their classrooms to teach topics like astronomy, cycles and weather. 

http://www.sciencetech.technomuses.ca/english/schoolzone/virtual_programs.cfm

The Parks Canada website contains a variety of lesson plans for students of all grades. Lesson plans mainly highlight environmental, biology, zoology and ecology topics, but also make connections to cultural and social issues.

http://www.pc.gc.ca/apprendre-learn/prof/itm2-crp-trc/crp-trc1c_e.asp

Kids' Crossing in the Classroom is a resource for science education that focuses on weather and climate, as well as other science topics. This is an excellent resource for classroom-suitable weather experiments and hands-on inquiry-based activities. 

http://eo.ucar.edu/educators/index.html

EurekAlert! is a global news service operated by American Association for the Advancement of Science, that provides an online outlet for universities, medical centers, journals, government agencies, corporations and other researchers to share their knowledge. Teachers can use EurekAlert! to locate news releases that support their lessons concerning science, medicine and technology. 

http://www.eurekalert.org/

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) website provides information, interactive activities, and printouts about weather, climate change, oceans and coasts, and satellites and space. It also has links to higher education opportunities for students interested in atmospheric and oceanic sciences. 

http://www.education.noaa.gov/noaa_educ.html

The lesson plans in Climate Change North are specifically designed to help northern students engage with the topic of climate change. Developed by northern teachers and educators, all lessons are linked to the curriculum learning outcomes for your region. 

http://www.climatechangenorth.ca/section-LP/C1_Lesson_plans.html

Climate Change Education has information on climate change and global warming solutions from every continent and every major country. It includes a range of information including lesson plans, class topics and student projects for K-12 students.

http://climatechangeeducation.org/international/na/canada/index.html

NASA’s website for educators includes a variety of space-related educational resources. Lesson plans, classroom activities, and short video clips are available.

http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/index.html

Student Cloud Observations Online (S’Cool) allows students to observe and record cloud conditions in their area and then compare their results to data gathered from satellites.

http://science-edu.larc.nasa.gov/SCOOL/ForTeachers-resources.php

Scijinks includes a number of classroom activities covering topics like weather, hurricanes and storms, atmosphere, satellites and technology, and space weather.

http://scijinks.nasa.gov/teachers

JetStream is an online school for weather; it contains information, lesson plans and related news topics. 

http://www.srh.weather.gov/srh/jetstream/

The Weather Network website provides updated and interactive weather maps that include measurements such as temperature, humidex, wind chill, precipitation, wind speed and active weather systems. Teachers can use these as resources to make their lessons more relevant and realistic for students. 

http://www.theweathernetwork.com/weathermaps/?ref=topnav_homepage_weathermaps

The Sky Watchers program provides weather related teaching material that includes teachers' guides with explanations, experiments and activities. The activities are cross curricular in nature and support the teaching of mathematics, geography and computer science. 

http://www.on.ec.gc.ca/skywatchers/teachersCorner_e.html