General Science and Engineering Resources

General Science and Engineering Resources
  • Cybermentor

    • www.cybermentor.ca

    • A free online mentoring program for Albertan girls in grades 6 to 12, to explore career paths in Science, Engineering, Math, and Technology. You can be mentored by a successful professional female engineer or scientist, as you discover fascinating new career options, get the inside scoop on university life, and hear tips on how to excel as a woman in science or engineering. Most importantly, your mentor is there to listen to you, and to help you unlock your true potential!

 

  • How To Smile

    • http://www.howtosmile.org/

    • An award-winning database of educator-tested STEM activities and resources. The website features hundreds of ideas for science experiments and demonstrations.

 

  • CurioCity by Let’s Talk Science

    • http://www.explorecuriocity.org/

    • An interactive, web-based meeting place where teens can connect with university students and science professionals to explore and discover the science, engineering and technology behind everyday life. The website features articles and videos made specifically for teens like you, about things that matter to your life.

 

  • Boing Boing

    • http://boingboing.net/

    • One of North America’s most popular blog sites. The Science and Tech sections have tons of cool popular science articles, photos, and videos, with new content added daily.

 

  • Government of Canada Website

    • www.science.gc.ca

    • The Government of Canada’s science and technology website includes games, educational resources grouped by subject, and even an ‘Ask A Scientist’ feature!

 

  • Government of Canada Activity Book

    • http://www.science.gc.ca/default.asp?lang=En&n=715A9E1D-1

    • Activity book of experiments and activities from across multiple science disciplines, tailored to the elementary, intermediate, and secondary levels. The activity book was updated in 2013, includes an answer key, and can be downloaded as a PDF version.

 

  • Science News For Kids

    • http://www.sciencenewsforkids.org/

    • The youth edition of the Science News magazine, which gives up-to-date and interesting news stories that are written especially for kids ages 9 to 14. The stories have accompanying activities and links to more information.

 

  • Ology

    • http://www.amnh.org/explore/ology

    • The American Museum of Natural History’s science website for kids! Choose a science topic (or “ology”) and then explore games, hands-on activities, interviews with scientists, and more on this fun site.

 

  • BBC Science and Nature

    • http://www.bbc.co.uk/sn/

    • Animals, prehistoric life, human body and mind, space, hot topics – find out what is going on in your world through articles and videos at the BBC’s Science and Nature website!

 

  • Science Channel Interactives

    • http://science.discovery.com/interactives/interactives.html

    • Pit your wits against geniuses, vote for your favorite future gadget, discover the world’s deadliest creatures, or learn about baseball’s secret formula. Science Channel’s Interactive page includes science videos, quizzes, the timeline of the internet, and even information about how to build a time machine!

 

 

  • I WAS Wondering…

    • http://www.iwaswondering.org

    • A curious look at womens’ accomplishments in science. Ask a question, explore a time travel timeline, and play games, all while getting to know the amazing things women have done as scientists.

 

  • Wonderville

    • http://www.wonderville.ca/

    • A fun, interactive destination for kids to discover the exciting world of science. This award-winning site encourages exploration and curiosity, while helping kids discover how much fun science can be. Related resources for teachers and parents are also available on this site.

       

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