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                                  Online Resources for SG Students:
                                                            (and Teachers)

                                                            Useful Links


        Research and Reference;
        English, History and Literacy;
        French Language;
        Math and Science;
        Media, Hospitality and Technology;
        Coop, Jobs and Résumés;
        Art , Drama and Music;
        Health, Physical Education;
        Business;
        Teen Issues;
        Google it


Research and Reference:
Web page Title:                       Description:            Address:
The Canadian                          A ‘comprehensive source http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com
Encyclopedia                          of all things Canadian’
-- Historica                          including a youth
                                      encyclopedia,
                                      encyclopedia of music
                                      and Maclean’s articles




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Elibrary                              on-line collection of                                 www.bigchalk.com/libweb/canada.do/
                                      magazine and newspaper                                search
                                      articles, books, pictures,
                                      video and audio,                    See Library staff for user id and password.
                                      dictionaries,
                                      encyclopedia and
                                      thesaurus all accessed
                                      through an easy search
MSN Encarta                           Dictionary, thesaurus,              http://encarta.msn.com
                                      atlas, articles, all
                                      grouped in relevant
                                      headings. Also top 10
                                      lists! (US flavour)
                                      Website of the Toronto
Virtual Reference                     Reference Library                   http://www.virtualreferencelibrary.ca/
Library                               provides thorough list of
                                      search engines, links to
                                      government sites, and
                                      provides Homework Help
                                      by grade level
Statistics Canada                     Lots of statistics, studies,        http://www.statcan.ca/
                                      articles and interactive
                                      maps
CPIQ                                  An extensive collection of          http://infotrac.galegroup.com/iitweb/pres65059
 (The Canadian                        magazine articles, most
Periodical Index                      in full text.                       See Library staff for Library ID
Quarterly)
World book                            Includes encyclopedia,    www.worldbook.com
Encyclopedia and                      good dictionary, atlases,
Learning Resources                    trivia challenge and
                                      articles. (Some entries
                                      require a subscription to
                                      Full WB Online Reference
                                      Centre which we do have
                                      at this time.)
MLA Citation Style                    From Long Island          www.liunet.edu/cwis/cwp/library/workshop/citmla.htm
                                      University, a list of
                                      colour coded sample
                                      entries for a works cited
                                      page, including books,
                                      articles, encyclopedia
                                      entries and websites
CBC                                   One hour programs         www.cbc.ca/newsinreview
News in Review                        covering Canadian
                                      studies, world issues,
                                      history, social sciences,
                                      English, ESL, with
                                      resource guides



English, History and Literacy



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Web page Title:             Description:                                                    Address:
Discovery School’s Puzzle   Allows puzzles to be made in                                    http://puzzlemaker.com/
maker                       minutes: including but not
                            restricted to crosswords, number
                            blocks and word searches.
Mr. William Shakespeare and A comprehensive collection of                                   www.sahkespeare.palomar.
the Internet:               sites dealing with Shakespeare’s                                com
                            works, time period and
                            Elizabethan drama
OWL writing labs            Tips from Purdue University, on                                 http://owl.english.purdue.
                            writing, grammar, documenting                                   edu
                            sources, and ESL. Also detailed
                            instructions in MLA formatting
                            and style guide.
Essay Punch                 …“an interactive online writing                                 www.essaypunch.com
                            tutorial”. A step by step process
                            for writing a supported
                            argument            ( Sample only)
Grammar Station             complete with samples,
                            explanations, and quizzes
OSSLT                       EQAO official site for the                                      www.eqao.com
                            preparation for the Grade 10
                            Literacy Test


Le française


Web page Title:                           Description:                                  Address:
Bibliothèque de                           “le meilleur de la                            www.
référence virtuelle                       Bibliothèque et de                            bibliovirtuelle.
                                          l’Internet” avec aide aux                     ca
                                          devoirs, sciences sociales,
                                          nouvelle et l’actualité…
The Canadian                              A ‘comprehensive source of http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.
Encyclopedia                              all things Canadian’        com
-- Historica                              including a youth
                                          encyclopedia, encyclopedia
                                          of music and Maclean’s
                                          articles
High School French                        excellent French languages www.highschoolace.com
                                          section, with basic French
                                          phrases, French lessons,
                                          and virtual tours of famous
                                          French sites (an American
                                          site however)




Math and Science


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Web page Title:                           Description:                            Address:
Dr. Math                                  Lessons, examples, FAQ, all             http://mathforum.org/dr.
                                          areas of math are covered               math/
                                          but if you are still unsure:
                                          email Dr. Math
Endangered species                        Who, what, why and how                  www.cws-scf.ec.gc.ca
                                          of species at risk, with
                                          pictures and links
Chemical Elements                         An interactive periodic                 http://www.
                                          table of the elements with              chemicalelements.com
                                          data including atomic
                                          number, mass, electron
                                          configuration, boiling
                                          points, melting points, date
                                          of discovery, element
                                          groups and links
                                          Grade 9 Assessment of                   www.eqau.com
EQAO                                      Mathematics: sample
                                          assessment questions,
                                          sample student responses,
                                          scoring guides and a
                                          Formula Sheet.
High School Ace                           All subjects represented,               www.highschoolace.com
                                          but some cool math drills
                                          and detailed lessons on
                                          earth science, biology,
                                          chemistry, physics and
                                          more.



Media, Hospitality and Technology


Web page Title:                                      Address:
                                          Description:
Canada’s Food Guide                                  http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-
                                          The new food guide with
                                          tips on food guide basics
                                                     an/food-guide-aliment/
                                          and healthy eating habits
                                                     index_e.html
Canadian Living: Food    Enter a topic; thousands of http://www.canadianliving.
                         recipes                     com/
NFB                      Films and other audiovisual www.nfb.ca
                         works which reflect
                         Canada. Be patient – it’s
                         slow.
How Stuff Works          Explains how stuff works    www.howstuffworks.com
                         from automobiles, to
                         computers, to science and
                         health
The Ultimate Auto Repair With many do it yourself    http://www.10w40.com
Directory                online repair manuals (plus
                         lots of ads)


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Coop, Jobs and Résumés

Web Page Title:                           Description:                            Address:
Career cruising                           Contains job statistics :               www.careercruising.com
                                          education, salary, and                  See Library staff for user id
                                          desirable skill sets                    and password

Youth Opportunities                       Includes info on jobs,                  www.youth.gc.ca
Ontario                                   schooling, travel, sports
                                          and environment
Tradeability                              Great résumé builder,                   www.tradeability.ca
                                          interview questions and
                                          many good links (from
                                          Durham region)



Art, Drama and Music

Web page Title:                           Description:                 Address:
National Gallery of                       Exhibitions, collections and www.gallery.ca
Canada                                    paintings, plus artist
                                          biographies
MSN Encarta                               For theatre, musicians,      http://encarta.msn.com
                                          composers, musical
                                          instruments, and dance:
                                          go to Encyclopedia Articles
                                          – Performing Arts --
                                          For artists, painting,
                                          drawing, sculpture and
                                          photography go to
                                          Encyclopedia Articles – Art,
                                          Language and Literature
                                          (some subscription
                                          restrictions apply)
Tabs




Health and Physical Education


Web page Title:                           Description:                            Description:
Olympics                                  Official site for Olympic               http://www.olympic.org
                                          history, upcoming games,
                                          athletes, and records




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Health Canada –                           Detailed information on                 http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/iyh-
It’s Your Health                          health, drugs, food and                 vsv/index_e.html
                                          nutrition, diseases and
                                          conditions and more…


Business

Web page Title:                           Description:                            Address:
Keyboarding
Stock market




Teen Issues

Web page Title:                           Description:                Address:
Canadian Health                           Lots of information on      www.canadian-health-network.
Network                                   mental, physical and sexual ca/youth
                                          health.
Equality Rules                            A teen friendly site about  www.equalityrules.ca
                                          respect, equality and good
                                          friendships (with some tips
                                          for parents and teachers
                                          too)
Connect Youth                             Contact information for     www.connectyouth.ca
                                          emergency and counseling
                                          services for Prescott and
                                          Area youth
Soul II Soul                              A site with information and                   www.
                                          helpful suggestions on how                    soul2soul.
                                          to deal with the death of                     ca
                                          someone close, sponsored
                                          by Bereaved Families of
                                          Ontario, graffiti-style art




Google IT:

Calculator
       Ÿ Type simple calculations in the search bar
       Ÿ Eg. 356 + 2761 = enter
       Ÿ Eg. 89 x 77 enter

        Dictionary
          Ÿ Type in define and the word

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            Ÿ      Eg.       define ambulatory

       Conversions
         Ÿ Ask for a unit to be converted
         Ÿ Eg. 6 Canadian dollars in Euros
         Ÿ Eg. 35° Celsius in Fahrenheit
         Ÿ Eg. Currency of Brazil in Malaysian money




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