Course Resources


Social Studies:

Advanced Placement Sorce:  Use this database to locate academic articles in multiple areas of study including mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, computer science, human geography, psychology, economics and statistics, government and politics, environmental science, U.S., European and world history and arts and music

Atlas of Canada: Use this resource to access maps that assist in the investigation and study of Canada and its people through historical, economic, environmental and cultural information.

Britannica School: Use this resource to access to more than 141 000 encyclopedia articles on a wide array of topics, educational videos, images, magazine articles, learning games, and more through three age-appropriate interfaces—Elementary, Middle and High. Read-aloud features (with highlighting text) and text translation are available for every article. Image Quest has been embedded to provide access to thousands of copyright friendly, related images.

Canada in Context: Use this database for locating information on a broad range of Canadian topics. It is organized into the following categories: Biography, Geography, Government, History, Literature, Science, Social Issues, Sports, and World Cultures and Religion. The database includes newspapers, images, magazines, journals, Web sites, primary sources, videos, and more.

The Canadian Encyclopedia:  Use this encyclopedia to locate information on Canadian history, art, music, science, geography, culture and politics and famous Canadians. This resource contains articles, maps, images, multimedia, Web links, games and feature articles.

Canadian Reference Centre:  Use this database to locate articles from Canadian magazines and newspapers; CBC radio and TV transcripts, Canadian Global Almanac, Gage Canadian Dictionary and Thesaurus. This resource also contains reference books, biographies, images, maps and flags from Canadian and international sources.

Culture Grams:   Use this database to locate information on countries of the world, US states and Canadian provinces. Country data tables, maps, and a graphing tool are included alongside photographs, recipes, biographies and other cultural information specific to the countries covered.

Early Canadiana Online:  Use this resource to locate primary source material related to early Canadian history. This resource contains maps, images, excerpts from books and diaries, treaty documents, and early parliamentary debates.





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