Grades 6 & 7

Science:

Chemistry: Chemical Changes

The Chemistry of Burgers (NBC; Cheeseburger Chemistry series; video; myoglobin; effects of heat; browning)

The Chemistry of Cheese (NBC; Cheeseburger Chemistry series; video; chemical and physical change)

The Chemistry of Bread (NBC; Cheeseburger Chemistry series; video; fermentation; effects of heat on gas)

The Chemistry of Pickles (NBC; Cheeseburger Chemistry series; video; fermentation; pH) 

The Chemistry of Tomatoes (NBC; Cheeseburger Chemistry series; video; ethylene gas; ripening)

The Chemistry of Condiments (NBC; Cheeseburger Chemistry series; video; mixtures: suspensions & emulsions)

Climate Change

Global Warming (World Book Student; article; see also Related articles)

Sustainability (World Book Student; article; see also Related articles)

Climate Change 101 with Bill Nye (National Geographic; video)

Climate Change (according to a kid) (Rappler; video)

Climate Science in a Nutshell #1: A Sick Planet (Planet Nutshell; video). This is #1 in a series. Go to their channel to see a list of all their Climate Science Basics videos.

Climate Change Crash Course for Kids (Crash Course Kids; video)

What is the Greenhouse Effect? (NASA Space Place; video)

Climate Science: What You Need to Know (It’s Okay to be Smart; PBS; video)

His Epic Message Will Make You Want to Change the World (National Geographic; video)

Air Pollution 101 (National Geographic; video)

How We Can Keep Plastics Out of our Ocean (National Geographic; video)

Greta Thunberg and George Monbiot make short film on the climate crisis (Guardian News; video)

School strike for climate – Save the world by changing the rules (Greta Thunberg; TEDxStockholm; video)

Newton’s Laws of Motion

Sir Isaac Newton (World Book Student; article)

Motion (World Book Student; article; see section on Newton’s Laws of Motion)

Newton’s 3 Laws, with a Bicycle (video by Joshua Manley on TED-Ed)

Newton’s Laws of Motion (Brain POP; video)

Newton’s 3 Laws of Motion for Kids: Three Physical Laws of Mechanics for Children (Free School; video)

Evolution/Natural Selection:

“Evolution” (World Book Student Encyclopedia; article)

“Natural Selection” (World Book Student Encyclopedia; article)

What is Natural Selection? (Stated Clearly; video)

Natural Selection (Brain POP UK; video)

Darwin’s Theories (Elesapiens; video)

Evolution in Action (NOVA; PBS; video)

The Making of the Fittest: Natural Selection and Adaptation (hhmi BioInteractive; video)

Space Science/Our Universe:

For Students: NASA Websites from A to Z (NASA)

Kid’s Cosmos

Canadian Space Agency (Government of Canada)

Indigenous Knowledge about Space (Wilfred Buck; Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre):    

The Story of Grandmother Spider and Star Woman (SciFri; podcast)

Makinak: The Turtle (Strongfront.tv; video)

Achakapis: Little Spirit (Strongfront.tv; video)

The Story of the Northern Lights (Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre; video)

Orienteering with the Sky (Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre; video)

Atchakosuk (MFNERC; pdf slide show)

Salmon: 

Adams River Salmon Society, “Salute to the Sockeye”

Millions of Salmon Return Home, National Geographic video. Fraser River sockeye run, filmed in the Shuswap at Tsutswecw Provincial Park on the Adams River

Lifecycle of the Adams River Sockeye poster, Government of Canada, Department of Fisheries and Oceans

Applied Design, Skills and Technology:

What kind of things affect a reputation? (padlet)

Your Digital Footprint (Becca Lee Jaro)

Building Your Brand: Establishing a Positive Presence Online (MediaSmarts)

Online Research: Tips for Effective Search Strategies (S. Clark)

Ms. Kallies: Passion Projects

Wonderopolis 

CBC Kids News

Physical & Health Education:

The Science of Addiction: Genetics and the Brain (Learn.Genetics, University of Utah)

Substance Use – choose from topics listed (Kids Help Phone)

What is substance use? includes risks and effects (Kids Help Phone)

Drug Guide for Parents –  easy reference chart; enlarge to read easily (Drug Free Kids Canada)

What You Need to Know About Drugs (KidsHealth, Nemours Foundation, U.S.A.)

Drugs of Abuse (National Institute on Drug Abuse, U.S.A.)

Social Studies:

Mythology/Gods and Goddesses:

World Book Student Related Links (see names of Greek, Roman, Egyptian gods & goddesses, with links to articles)

Mythology.net (see tabs for your culture, then links for gods and goddesses)

Encyclopedia Mythica (use search bar to enter the god’s name)

Ancient Gods, Goddesses and Magical Beings for Kids (Mr. Donn) – look for the link to the culture you are studying

The Gods & Goddesses of Ancient Greece! (National Geographic Kids)

Greek Mythology at a Glance (Britannica Kids)

List of Roman gods and goddesses facts for kids (Kiddle) – look for the link to the god/goddess you are studying

Ancient Greece:

Ancient Greece (World Book Student article; see also Related Links)

Ancient Greece (Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery for Kids; interactive website)

Myths About the Ancient Greek Gods for Kids (Mr. Donn)

Ancient Greece for Kids (Mr. Donn)

Ancient Egypt:

Ancient Egypt (World Book Student; see also Related articles)

The Ancient Egypt – 5 things you should know (History for Kids; video)

Ancient Egypt for Kids (Mr. Donn’s website)

Ancient Egypt (Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery; interactive website)

Discovering Ancient Egypt (Mark Millmore; discoveringegypt.com website)

Ancient Rome:

Ancient Rome (World Book Student; see also Related articles)

Ancient Rome for Kids (Mr. Donn’s website)

Ancient Rome (Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery; interactive website)

World Religions

SD83 World of Information Look for user name & password in your agenda book if accessing from home. Choose World Book Student. Enter the name of the religion in the Search Bar.

URI Kids: World Religions (United Religions Initiative)

BBC Religions portal (British Broadcasting Corporation)

Religion Facts

Immigration/Refugees

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Core French:

Virtual Museum of Métis History and Culture

 

Math:

Language Arts:

Career Education:

Arts Education:

Core French:

Virtual Museum of Metis History and Culture