Calgary Board of Education

 
Library & Resources

Learning Centre at Branton

Find what you're looking for! These sites will help you with your research.

CBE Library Catalogue
(http://schools.cbe.ab.ca/curriculum/library)

LearnAlberta.ca
(http://www.learnalberta.ca/Templates/Login/Login.asp)

Online references linked to the curriculum by grade and subject. Once you're in the site, click on the "Online Reference Centre" icon (look for a magnifying glass) to access these references free of charge:

  • Histor!ca: the Canadian Encyclopedia
  • Early Canadiana Online
  • Electric Library Canada Plus
  • Grolier Online
  • World Book Online

If you are logging in from outside the school you will need a name and a password. You can get these from the school office.


Canadian Geographic Atlas Online
(http://www.canadiangeographic.com/atlas)

How Stuff Works.com
(http://www.howstuffworks.com)
Find out how to do just about anything!

SciQ - Science Revealed
(http://www.sciq.ca)
eZines and videos on a variety of science topics.

RealScience.org
(http://www.realscience.org/student_home/index.html)
An excellent resource outlining different careers in the sciences. The navigation buttons are a little cryptic: look for the one near the top marked with "se" to get to the series about scientists.

Virtual Museum of Canada
(http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/English/index_flash.html)
Discover many of the stories and treasures held in trust by Canada's museums.

Learning Centre - Library & Archives Canada
(http://www.collectionscanada.ca/education/008-2000-e.html)
Links to great educational sites and award winning book suggestions.

CBC Archives
(http://archives.cbc.ca)
Great resource for Canadian historical news items.