Online Reference and Informational Resources

Online encyclopedias, atlases, dictionaries, and other reference sources, as well as websites that contain purely informational text and media about a topic of study (i.e. without lessons, worksheets, or online activities).

Reference Materials

The Canadian Encyclopedia
The Canadian Encyclopedia is a free, bilingual, online resource of over 20,000 fact-checked articles and learning tools about Canada’s history and culture. The Canadian Encyclopedia has hundreds of resources for home educators and students including timelines, quizzes and education guides covering provincial and territorial curriculum topics for Social Sciences & History, Indigenous Studies, Geography & Sciences, Civics and more.
Educational Subjects: Arts, Biology, Dance, Drama, English Literature, English Reading, Geography, History, Language, Music, Native Languages, Science, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Visual Arts
Grade Levels: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Post-Secondary
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