BJ Pinchbeck’s Homework Helper: Links to hundreds of sites that will help with your homework.
Fact Monster: A great kids' almanac with easy-to-use searchable index plus an on-line dictionary and encyclopedia.
KidsClick!: Find information on all your school subjects plus entertainment links and a "weird and mysterious" section. Sites are reviewed and compiled by librarians.
KidSpace@The Internet Public Library: Tons of homework links, plus information on books & reading, and a fun section.
Seriously Amazing: A website from the Smithsonian that answers questions about science, art, history, and culture.
TED Lessons: Explore short educational videos on subjects ranging from the science of spiciness to the hidden power of smiling.
Wonderopolis: Why is the grass green? Why do you sink in quicksand? Explore answers to over a thousand questions about the world around us.
Canadian Encyclopedia: Learn about all things Canadian, including animals, history, geography, and more.
Great Canadian Scientists: Meet some great Canadian scientists and learn about how they have contributed to the world.
Well-Known Canadians: Actors & actresses, artists, astronauts, athletes, comedians, entertainers, journalists and others.
How Stuff Works: Ever wonder how a car engine, television or cell phone works? You can find out here plus check how tons of other things work as well.
KidsHealth.org for Kids: Get information on your body, health, illness, injuries and more.
Love My Science: A fun science experiment website for kids.
NASA Kids Club: Explore NASA missions, learn what it's like to be an astronaut, and more.
Vancouver Aquarium: Learn about marine animals, including those residing at the Aquarium.
CIA World Factbook: Information and maps on countries from around the world. Includes chiefs of state.
Encyclopaedia Mythica: An encyclopaedia of myths, legends and gods and goddesses.
Youngzine: Got a project about current events? This is the news site for you.
Ask Dr. Math: Check the Frequently Asked Questions or if you don’t find your answer, ask Dr. Math a question. From elementary school through to college level.
Math Playground:This is an action-packed site for elementary and middle school students. Practice your math skills, play a logic game and have some fun!
Nrich Math: Drills and puzzles for a range of elementary grade levels.
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Encyclopedia of British Columbia (Know BC): This resource grants access to Encyclopedia of British Columbia, Raincoast Place Names, Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest, and more. [Login Requirements: library card & PIN]
Explora Canada : A searchable collection of reference works covering subjects like arts and music, biographies, geography, language, math, science and health, and social studies. [Login Requirements: library card & PIN]
National Geographic Magazine Archive: Full colour, searchable archive of National Geographic publications from 1888 to 2015. [Login Requirements: library card & PIN]World Book Encyclopedia: A comprehensive reference tool that can be customized for different age groups and academic levels; includes encyclopedia entries, images, maps, videos, timelines, current news, links to external articles, and more. [Login Requirements: library card & PIN]