Inquiring Minds

Note: many of the activities require "Adobe Flash"

The zero hundreds is the place to look for World Records or a Bigfoot book.

Online Reference Centre -
Resources that support the Alberta Curriculum

Teachers and students are granted permission to use all of the free images in this collection.

"What are you wondering?"

The 100s books explain feelings you've had, from happy to grumpy or even sad.

Howard B. Wigglebottom (We Do Listen)
animated books/songs and lessons

Middle School Survival Game (M.A.S.H.)

The 200s have religious books to read, or myths and legends, if that is what you need.

Pronunciation Guide to Greek Names

The 300s books tell of environmental and social issues, and how we celebrate in many ways.

Here comes the Garbage Barge / written by Jonah Winter

On the 400s shelf, languages and grammar abound.

Wacky Web Tales

United for Literacy
Free digital access to picture books, narrated in many languages.

How to say words in Arabic
The living room/Clothes

How to say words in Italian
The living room/Clothes

How to say words in Russian
The living room/Clothes

How to say words in Spanish

How to say words in French

The 500s shelf is the place to explore, science, math, or a dinosaur.

Canadian Museum of Nature
Fossils and Dinosaurs

Animal Info Books (Sea World/Busch Gardens)
In-depth details about animals, environments, conservation issues, and much more.

San Diego Zoo Kids

Calgary Zoo - Panda Cam

Georgia Aquarium Webcam

Science Bob
Science experiments


NASA Kids' Club
National Aeronautics and Space Administration

The 600's books are your best bets, for health, cars, and friendly pets.

Design Squad:  Build (PBSKids)

Build Robots (National Geographic)
Help solve real world problems (Grades 3-10)

The 700s shelf has books of all sorts, for drawing, music, and even sports.

Chrome Music Lab
Collection of experiments to explore how music works.

Jackson Pollock (1912-1956)
best known for drip "splatter" painting

Knowledge Kids
free educational games

Melody Maker

Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery (United Kingdom)
Ancient Egypt - Ancient Greece - Roman Empire - Victorians - World War 2

The 800s is the place to for poetry and literature.

MakeBeliefs Comix
make your own comics online

What type of reader are you? (A book and a hug)

Dr. Seuss

Bookaboo (CBC Kids)

Robert Munsch
click on one of the book jacket covers - sit back and listen to a story

Bad Kitty / Nick Bruel
activities and videos

I survived the Hindenburg Disaster, 1937

I survived: true stories (Tornado terror)

Meet Ted Arnold

Crenshaw / Katherine Applegate

Front Desk / Kelly Yang

In the 900s there's geography, people, places, and history.

Hieroglypic Typewriter
What does your name look like in Ancient Egyptian.

Online Reference Centre
Click on Culturegrams
Click on Provinces Edition

Knowledge Kids (The Canada Crew Videos)

Master list of Canadian Colouring Pages

Bead Amaze
You can copy a piece of Aboriginal beadwork or create your own design.

Build a Flag

Bet, you didn't know:  March on Washington 1963

Fun Games

Halloween Word Search (ABCya)

Make a Pumpkin (ABCya)

Monster Mansion Match (ABCya)

Make a face (ABCya)

Match Drop (CBC Kids)

Alien Assembly Required

Make Funny Pizza Face

Ocean Puzzle

Pinkatastic Stickers

Rainbow Magic

Color, Draw, and Paint (ABCya)

Make an Ice Cream Cone


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