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Explore the Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame

Explore the Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame

Program Description:

With this free resource package for teachers, get to know talented Canadians who helped shape Canada - and the world! Discover the stories of remarkable men and women who rose above challenges and obstacles to make great strides in Science and Engineering. See how Canada's environment, culture and heritage have spurred technological and scientific achievements. Just download the free Virtual Exploration Guide to use in your classroom. Activities focus student explorations of the Hall of Fame and its members. Download additional modules to include fascinating group and individual study projects in your classroom.

The Virtual Exploration Guide to the Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame can be downloaded as independent modules. Worksheets for the modules can be reproduced as necessary for your classroom. You can also download the entire Guide as a single file. (.pdf file (740 Kb))

Modules:

Introduction

Find out what this Virtual Exploration Guide can do for you! This section also includes references and curriculum links.

Members in Canadian Society

Learn about Hall of Fame Members and the roles they played in our society with activities such as:

  • Find birthplaces and places of work
  • Write biographies
  • Build timelines
  • Learn about Canada as the member might have seen it

Find out more about Hall of Fame Members.

Science and Ingenuity

Learn how some of our greatest researchers and developers got their inspirations. Discover how the work of one Hall of Fame member has affected the work of others.

  • Examine great Canadian inventions
  • Discover connections in science and technology

Intellectual Property

Learn how we can make scientific and technological advancements available to society while properly crediting the developers. The topics include:

  • What is Intellectual Property?
  • Learn about patents

Learn more about Intellectual Property at the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) website

How to View and Print the Exploration Guide

Separate modules of our Exploration Guide are provided as Adobe Acrobat PDF files. If you do not have Acrobat® Reader, please click here to download it from the Adobe® Web site.

Tell Us What You Want to Know!

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Questions?

Questions about virtual school programs should be sent to virt_prog@techno-science.ca

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