Online Databases




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Encyclopedia


Encyclopedia

Encyclopedia

Explora Primary Database

Explora Canada Database


Encyclopedia

Encyclopedia



The Canadian Encyclopedia plays an essential role in providing Canadians and others with fact-checked, updated information about our people and country.




(class subscrption required)

Explora Database for Teachers



Video Streaming



Includes documentaries, animations, experimental films, fiction and interactive works.

Students can access more than 6,000 films and other media simply by going to NFB.ca while using any school computer for which an IP address has been provided. Additionally, students have access to playlists and chapters, created and shared by teacher, while using any computer at home or school.


More than 130,000 multimedia resources—including high-quality full-length videos, video clips, images, audio files, articles, activities, and worksheets.





Over 4,500 videos and 20,000 video clips addressing K-12 topics and applications to the real world.

Literacy


Digital library with over 25,000 eBooks (fiction and non-fiction), learning videos and more for K-5 students. Free for teachers and teacher librarians!

Comprehensive leveled reading resources for K-5 students. School account for each grade. Login and PW required (visit password page).

NoveList K-8 Plus is a trusted source of read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests.


(class subscription required or free access with public library card)

TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books. TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.

With activities tied to cross-curricular instruction, Dramatic Learning includes mini-inquiry projects, self-assessment tools, and teaching tools to facilitate instruction (World Book Database).

Science


Science Power is an engaging and visually rich supplemental science learning site for upper elementary-age children. The site is correlated to popular science textbooks as well as state/provincial standards, and includes differentiated content to help struggling readers master the material.

Scientist/comedian Bill Nye explores various aspects of science for young viewers.

History and Social Studies

Discover and map important events in society and culture with accurate information powered by World Book’s wealth of knowledgeable resources. There are over 400 ready-made, interactive timelines to learn from!


The Canadian Encyclopedia plays an essential role in providing Canadians and others with fact-checked, updated information about our people and country.

Points to the Past is your gateway to a world-class collection of primary sources, made up of nearly 200 million pages of digitized historical content – maps, photos, newspapers, manuscripts, pamphlets, portraits, and much more.

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