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Digital books that are available for download. These books are either available in the public domain (out of copyright restriction) including old classics and academic works or newer titles that we're printed by authors and publishers and available without restrictions.
Canadian digital books that are available for download. These books are either available in the public domain (out of copyright restriction) including old classics and academic works or newer titles that we're printed by authors and publishers and available without restrictions.
Outlines the nine principles which are affirmed within First Peoples communities and reflect First Peoples pedagogy.
This BC government website provides a variety of resources and links relating to Aboriginal Education in British Columbia.
Science - Biology
Lists 15,000 of the world’s endangered species. Includes over 100,000 photos and videos about various endangered plants, animals and habitats.
A variety of topics in the areas of life science and health science are explained through videos and interactive animation tools.
A variety of information on genetics including videos and online exhibits.
A registered charity and non-profit society that provides information about a variety of plants, animals or other organisms that are not native to BC .
Science - Chemistry
PTable is a dynamic periodic table with various information and links to videos about each element. Check out the demo on how to use all the features of this periodic table here.
Science - Physics
A variety of physical science related interactive simulations.
Social Studies - Canada
Various virtual exhibits are available of a variety of topics including archaeology, arts and crafts, civilizations, cultures, First Peoples, history and treasures.
Offers information in the form of text, video, maps and timelines about the people and places that built Canada.
Primary sources are mundles into topics including imiigration, war brides, jewish war orphans and British evacuee children.
Primary sources of older news clips from television and radio brodcasts capturing historical events.
Social Studies - Okanangan
The Okanagan Historical Society is one of the oldest societies in British Columbia dedicated to the preservation of local history. This site includes contact information for the branch organizations as well as a list of publications.
Virtual history tour about British Columbia. Has many primary documents that can be viewed for over nine regional areas in our province, including the Okanagan.
Originally Published by Kelowna Centennial Museum Art this site provides information and images relating to the history of Kelowna.
Social Studies - World
The CIA World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. The Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, a World Oceans map, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.
Includes primary sources for topics in history, literature, and culture. Note: Largely American based content, some Canadian content.