Resources by Subject → Science and Technology

The Ontario Curriculum: Elementary

Here you’ll find curriculum documents spanning Kindergarten to Grade 8. The achievement charts provide guidelines for assessing students’ work.

The Ontario Curriculum: Elementary

CBC Digital Archives

A rich library of past CBC video footage and radio content that support a range to topics including the environment, civil unrest, biotechnology, racism, sports, and youth. The teacher’s section with learning materials to support the use of the CBC archives in the classroom. There is also a French language site.

CBC Digital Archives

Mining Matters

Provides teachers with curriculum-linked classroom resources and professional development training to effectively teach curriculum related to mineral resources, exploration, mining and Earth science.

Mining Matters

Explore Learning

This resource offers a range of online math and science simulations called “Gizmos” for use in classrooms. Access through school boards.

Explore Learning

Mr. Collinson’s Science Site

This site is created by Mike Collinson, a science teacher. There are full science units for grades 1-4 including lesson plans, worksheets, tests, and activities.

Mr. Collinson’s Science Site

Inspire Financial Learning

Inspire Financial Learning (IFL) equips teachers, students, parents and guardians with unbiased, independent and effective tools and strategies to help them navigate the complex world of finances and also supports them in making responsible financial choices. Many lessons to choose from sorted by grade, subject, and resource. The IFL program is supported by the Ontario Teachers’ Federation.

Inspire Financial Learning

Layers of Soil Activity

A lesson idea to create a flipbook that includes the major soil layers or horizons.

Layers of Soil Activity

The Scale of the Universe

The Scale of the Universe site is an exploration of size, scale, and relationships. It takes a moment to load, but once it does, it presents items in order of size, from quantum foam at 1X10-35 meters, past microbes, ants, giant earthworms, the Titanic, and the Tarantula Nebula, all the way to the estimated size of the observable universe at 9.3 X 1028 meters.

The Scale of the Universe

Science Teachers Association of Ontario (STAO)

STAO, founded in 1890, continues to be the professional voice of Science Educators in Ontario.

This web site has been created for both science teachers and students. It contains links about the organization, upcoming conferences, selected articles from their periodicals (the Crucible and Elements), and links to other science related sites and organizations.

Science Teachers Association of Ontario (STAO)

Link to Learning: Science and Technology Lesson Plans

These lesson plan web links are organized by grade and strand.

Link to Learning: Science and Technology Lesson Plans