Homework Help


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.

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.


Social Studies

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.