SCIENCE & ECOLOGY
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Phone: (416) 480-0233 or toll free 1-800-265-5622ÊFax: 480-9345
ChildrenÕs Task Force on Agenda 21
Packed with important facts, poems, stories and illustrations, this book will
help children understand the document called Agenda 21 which came out of the
Earth Summit held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992. Paperback $14.95.
- A GUIDE TO
NATURE IN WINTER. This 375-page resource is packed with activities. Study
snow ecology, winter bird behaviour or find evidence of insects, locate animal
tracks and signs, winter weeds and wildflowers.
StevenÕs Point, WI
Contact: Laura Detwyler
Phone: 1-800-850-9480 Fax: (705) 344-1066
VIEWS SERIES CD-ROMÕs enable Macintosh users to customize presentations and
give slide shows using full-colour photos and text frames from OptilearnÕs
Environmental Views Series. Created by educators and content experts, the
series provide images and information to supplement environmental, earth and
life science courses. (Grades 9øcollege).
The Evergreen Foundation
- THE OUTDOOR
CLASSROOM is a bilingual newsletter focusing on school ground naturalization.
Features articles by parents, educators and schoolchildren describing projects
in their own communities around Canada. Lists many useful resources, including
books, training sessions, and grant information.
Discovery Communications, Inc.
In this CD-ROM experience, the links between people, events and ideas have
fractured, and students must battle to restore order. Based on the critically
acclaimed television show of the same name, players are placed in one of five
worlds and challenged to solve puzzles concerning inventions that link to
one another, like carbon paper to dynamite.
Sterling Publications 1997
by Roy Richards
- 101 SCIENCE
SURPRISES: EXCITING EXPERIMENTS WITH EVERDAY MATERIALS This book includes
experiments and activities. Grades 3-5.
- NATIONAL ATLAS INFORMATION SERVICE (NAIS)
Phone:(613) 992-4030 Fax: 943-8282
Provides Canadian geographic information on land use, demographics,geology,
and ecology. Also offers electronic access to maps and geography quizzes.
Museum of Nature (CMN)
The CMN website is an introduction to the Museum. Search through its four
main sections: Research and Collections; Exhibits and Education; Information
and Services; and Discover. Read the CMN current events newspaper, and take
a peek behind the scenes at exhibits, research and collections work.
- SIERRA CLUB K-12 ENVIRONMENTAL/OUTDOOR PROGRAM
A K-12 program offering teachers and students environmental, science and ecology
education through website materials and hands-on trail and nature activities.
- E PATROL
Energy savers and endangered alert.
- KIDS F.A.C.E.
Kids For A Clean Environment is an international childrenÕs environmental
- THE YUCKIEST SITE ON THE INTERNET
Activities, games and information on various science topics.
- KIDS WORLD 2000
Links to sites on science, education, zoos and aquariums and some fun stuff
- SCIENCE WORLD
facility information on programs, exhibits, opening times, etc.
- KIDS @ NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
A colourful site with lots of great facts and pictures.
- Global Warming Central: wholesale central.com
Basic information and resources about global warming.
- Clean Up The Earth!
Resources about how to be "green" and the benefits recycling.
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