Fact sheets about Canadian birds and mammals. (Information available in English and French).
For other animals, see the list of great animal web sites from a Washington University Veterinarian.
Brief information on plants, insects, reptiles, fish, birds, mammals and prehistorical life from around the world by Canadian Museum of Nature. (Information available in English and French.)
Choose simple printouts of birds, amphibians, dinosaurs, fish, insects and mammals for your project. Search by alphabetical listing or from where they live.
Long profiles or quick reference biographies of Canadian Scientists are available.
Find out the true story (and inventor) behind some everyday things.
For biographical information about Canadian inventors and their inventions from the Canadian Engineering Hall of Fame. (Information available in English and French).
Biographies of world inventors and their inventions with help from the United States Patent Office.
Explore large structures, from bridges to tunnels, skyscrapers to domes from this PBS television site.
Work through different problems as you build a bridge from this PBS/NOVA Online site about bridges. Includes bridge resources to further explore some other sites to help you build your own bridges.
Information on endangered species from the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.
Endangered species across all the bioregions of the province. Site is a partnership between the Royal Ontario Museum and the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. See also the Field Guides of common animals based upon regions.
Fact sheets for endangered Canadian animals and plant life. Select Search Tools and use the easier Species Search to type in the name of your topic. (Information available in English and French).
Help with ideas, choosing a topic, the scientific method and other resources.
Looking for a great science experiment? Check out the site that says “Science should be fun…science should be edible“. Experiments are listed by subject, with information about grade level.
Shhh! Promise you will not tell anyone, but Reeko has some great experiments; these are sorted by subjects and difficulty level.
Information about the animals found, climate, plants and human uses for all the twenty zones of Canada.
Find out who eats who as you learn about the herbivores, carnivores, and omnivores who make up a food chain, from EcoKids Online. Check out EcoKid’s main page for more information on the living world around you.
Build an Arctic, Meadow and Pond food web which you can print.
Create field guides of common animals from around Ontario. For endangered animals see the site’s Ontario Species at Risk.
For information about volcanoes, earthquakes and other natural disasters.
The National Atlas of Canada’s site dedicated to Canadian disasters, from earthquakes to mudslides.(French version also available).
If it’s a volcano, you will find it here. Recent eruptions and volcanoes around the world with photographs.
Information about the solar system, the planets, space travel and more.
More advanced information about our solar system from space agencies throughout the world.
Information about Canadian Astronauts and space technology. (Information available in English and French)