Courses, general interest workshops, lessons, educational activities and other resources for parents, teachers, students and those of all ages looking to try something new.
Teaching and Learning at home
Museums and Cultural Institutions
Canada Science and Technology Museum: Kids’ Zone
Activities, articles and interactive features like the Inventions Gallery, where kids can submit their own inventions to be showcased online.
The Canadian Atlas Online
State-of-the-art interactive atlas from The Royal Canadian Geographical Society.
Canadian Children’s Museum
Interactive online features complement the museum’s collection.
Canadian Museum of Nature
Online movies, games, facts and features about the natural world we live in.
Centralized website for the Canadian Museum of Civilization, the Canadian Children’s Museum, the Canadian Museum, the Canadian War Museum and the Virtual Museum of New France. Feature-rich site also offers special areas for Student and Educator Resources.
Virtual Museum of Canada
A broad collection of online exhibits, images, events and activities celebrating the stories and treasures that have come to define Canada over the centuries.
Some fun and educational learning sites
Canada’s interactive environmental web site for students of all ages.
TVOKids’ range of educational projects. Activities grouped by topic and age level, plus links to books, articles and other parenting resources.
Periodic videos – Your ultimate channel for all things chemistry
Future Learn – Explore the architecture and history of Rome, walking around a 3D digital model of the ancient city, with this free online course.
Dyson Challenge cards Dyson engineers have designed these challenges specifically for children.
Open Culture – 1,500 free courses from top Universities
Free online archaeology and Egyptology courses University of Alabama (create an account to log on)
Open Learn – Free, online courses, Open university
Sociology courses – Free online sociology courses focus on the study of human social behaviour
Creative courses – 10 Creative Online Courses You Can Take for Free Online
Cambridge University Press – ALL 700 textbooks are currently available FREE in HTML format
Cambridge university – Higher education/Undergraduate courses and resources
Royal institute – Christmas lectures. A series of lectures presenting scientific subjects to a general audience in an entertaining manner
U3A – Online courses to suit a variety of interests
Learn a new skill
Teach yourself to draw – Sketching-basics
BBC languages – Learn languages online free
iDEA – An international programme that helps you develop/demonstrate your digital, enterprise and employability skills for free. Account creation required