Website

Description

Language(s)

Weather

World Meteorological Organization (WMO) for Youth

 

https://youth.wmo.int

 

https://youth.wmo.int/fr

 

The WMO for Youth website provides educational resources for kids and teachers.

 

Keywords: weather, climate, water, sustainability

 

Level: high school, post-secondary

English, French and others

Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Educational Resources

 

https://www.globe.gov/

 

https://www.globe.gov/fr

 

The GLOBE Program is an international science and education program that provides students and the public worldwide with the opportunity to participate in data collection and the scientific process, and contribute meaningfully to our understanding of the Earth system and global environment. GLOBE provides a collection of classroom-ready educational activities searchable by grade and topic.

 

Keywords: weather, STEM, citizen science

 

Level: K-12

English, French (limited) and others

Skywatchers, Environment and Climate Change Canada

 

https://www.ec.gc.ca/meteoaloeil-skywatchers/default.asp?lang=En&n=02D224C5-1

 

https://www.canada.ca/fr/environnement-changement-climatique/services/meteo-a-oeil.html

 

Sky Watchers is a collection of interactive meteorology resources for students and teachers including lesson plans and ideas for in-class/at-home activities.

 

Keywords: weather

 

Level: Grades 4-6

English, French

Weather Wiz Kids

 

http://www.weatherwizkids.com/

Weather Wiz Kids is a fun and educational website with resources on weather and natural hazards.

 

Keywords: Weather, natural hazards, climate

 

Level: K-8

English

National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Education Portal

 

https://www.noaa.gov/education/

NOAA’s education portal provides access to educational and data resources on weather, climate and oceans.

 

Keywords: Weather, oceans, climate, freshwater

 

Level: K-12, post-secondary

English

Oceans

Canadian Network for Ocean Education (CaNOE)

 

http://oceanliteracy.ca/resources-for-educators/

CaNOE’s online collection of Canadian-focused ocean and coastal resources searchable by grade.

 

Keywords: ocean, marine ecosystems, climate

 

Level: K-12

English, some French

 

Oceans and Fisheries Canada

 

http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/education/index-eng.html

 

http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/education/index-fra.html

The Stream to Sea education program includes resources for all grade levels on freshwater and marine ecosystems that link Canada’s rivers and streams to its seas and oceans. Emphasis on British Columbia and the Yukon.

 

Keywords: ocean, aquatic ecosystems

 

Level: K-12

English, French

Ocean School, National Film Board

 

https://oceanschool.nfb.ca/

 

https://ecoledelocean.onf.ca/

Ocean School is a learning experience that uses storytelling techniques, immersive technologies and interactive media to explore Canada’s oceans.

 

Keywords: oceans, marine ecosystems

 

Level: Grades 6-9

English, French

Ocean Networks Canada

 

https://www.oceannetworks.ca/learning/get-involved/educators

Ocean Networks Canada provides online and in-class educational resources and experiences with a focus on ocean observation in Canada.

 

Keywords: ocean, marine ecosystems

 

Level: K-12, post-secondary

English

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)

 

https://www.whoi.edu/what-we-do/educate/k-12-students-and-teachers/

WHOI’s collection of online educational resources for oceanography and marine life.

 

Keywords: ocean, marine ecosystems, climate, citizen science

 

Level: K-12

English

Climate

Canada in a Changing Climate, Government of Canada

 

https://changingclimate.ca/    

 

https://changingclimate.ca/fr/

Canada in a Changing Climate: Advancing our Knowledge for Action is the national assessment of how and why Canada’s climate is changing; the impacts of these changes on our communities, environment, and economy; and how Canada and Canadians are adapting.

 

Keywords: climate, ocean, ice, snow

 

Level: high school, post-secondary

English, French

Climate Atlas of Canada, Prairie Climate Centre

 

https://climateatlas.ca    

 

https://atlasclimatique.ca/

The Climate Atlas of Canada combines climate science, mapping and storytelling in an interactive online resource. Appropriate for high school kids.

 

Keywords: climate, cities, agriculture, forests

 

Level: high school, university/college

English, French

Climate Kids, NASA

 

https://climatekids.nasa.gov/

Climate Kids is an interactive website showcasing NASA’s missions that study Earth’s climate. Designed for upper primary-aged kids.

 

Keywords: climate, weather, oceans, energy

 

Level: Grades 4-9

English

Learning for a Sustainable Future, Resources 4 Rethinking (R4R)

 

http://resources4rethinking.ca/en/climate-change/resources-programs

http://resources4rethinking.ca/fr/climate-change/resources-programs

R4R is a collection of K-12 curriculum-matched educational resources focused on climate change and sustainability. Searchable by province/territory, grade and theme.

 

Keywords: climate, sustainability, energy

 

Level: K-12

English, significant French

MOSAiC Arctic Expedition Educational Resources

 

https://mosaic.colorado.edu/activities

Multidisciplinary Drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC) is an international research expedition to study the physical, chemical, and biological processes that couple the Arctic atmosphere, sea ice, ocean, and ecosystem. Explore the climate of the Arctic with a collection of K-12 and post-secondary educational resources compiled by the MOSAiC team.

 

Keywords: climate, ice, ocean, snow

 

Level: K-12, post-secondary

English

 

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