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Cats, Dogs and Us

Published: 05/15/2014 by Corrie Rabbe in Learning Resources

The International Fund for Animal Welfare’s (IFAW) Cats, Dogs, and Us free Animal Action education pack offers a number of lessons to help students learn about the relationship between cats, dogs, and humans around the world and the impact of that r


Canada is home to over 400 species of birds and almost 90 per cent of these are migratory, travelling to warmer climes during the Canadian winters.


The Night Sky

Published: 08/15/2009 by Anita Yasuda in Learning Resources

There is a wonderful classroom right above our heads-the heavens. The stars and the patterns they form called constellations, present the opportunity to teach your child about science, world cultures, mythology, and more.


There Is No “Sugar High”, The Health & Science Behind the Glycemic Index

Published: 09/24/2012 by Tristin Brisbois, PhD Canadian Sugar Institute in Learning Resources

There Is No “Sugar High”, The Health & Science Behind the Glycemic Index

It seems everywhere you look there is a new “diet” book or article telling us what not to eat. Low carbohydrate diets claim to be the secret to weight loss. In fact, carbohydrates (starches and sugars) are our most important source of energy and Heal


Get Your Kids Hiking

Published: 04/15/2014 by Jeff Alt in Learning Resources

Get Your Kids Hiking

Want your kids to enjoy hiking and the great outdoors? “Make it fun”, says Jeff Alt, an avid hiker. In addition to walking the 2,180-mile Appalachian Trail, he aslo walked 218-mile John Muir Trail with his wife, and trekked across a 50-mile path of I


Penguin Paradise

Published: 12/15/2011 by Margy MacMillian in Learning Resources

Penguin Paradise

I land and am surrounded by penguins on the move. Chattering penguins traveling solo or in cliques, some running with wings outstretched like happy five-year-olds, others walking more sedately or tobogganing on their white stomachs.


Kitchen Lab: Edible Experiments and Other Mad Scientist Recipes

Published: 12/15/2013 by Tamara Christine Van Hooser in Learning Resources

Kitchen Lab: Edible Experiments and Other Mad Scientist Recipes

Conducting science in your kitchen lab is an excellent vehicle for tying in cross-curricular skills such as measurement, nutrition, responsibility, and following directions, as well as kitchen safety and the scientific process.


Leaping Lemurs and Soaring Sifakas

Published: 12/15/2013 by Margy MacMillan in Learning Resources

Leaping Lemurs and Soaring Sifakas

On the northwest coast of Madagascar, north of Mahajamba Bay, deep in the territory of the Menabe Sakalava people, two distinctly different lemurs share the forests of Anjajavy with a host of other animals. The brown lemur (Eulemur fulvus) and the Co

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