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Homework Help

 

Here are some great websites, chosen by KPL's librarians, to help you find the information you need for your homework.

 

Popular Homework Topics

Canada

Canada's Trading Partners

Canadian History

Early Setters and Canadian Pioneers

Explorers

First Nations

Medieval Times

The Olympics

 

 

You may also use our databases to do find newspaper, magazine, and encyclopedia articles, as well as pictures and video. To use the databases from home, all you need is a library card.

 

Click on any of the databases listed on the right side of the screen to get started!

 

 

 


 

 

 

Canada

 

The Atlas of Canada

Find a town, river, or ecosystem; follow the route of an explorer; or print an outline map to colour for your report. This site contains lots of maps, facts, and other useful information. (Français)

 

Canadian Encyclopedia

A great place to start your research. Look here for information on famous Canadians, history, geography, and more. (Français)

 

Canadian Symbols

From the national anthem to the beaver, the Canadian flag to the maple tree this site has information on things that make you think of Canada. (Français)

 

 

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Canada's Trading Partners

 

Strategis Trade Data Online

If you need detailed information about what Canada imports and exports this is the place to look.

 

CIA World Factbook

Up-to-date data on countries around the world, including their major exports and their major trading partners.

 

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Canadian History

 

Canadian Encyclopedia

A great place to start your research. Look here for information on famous Canadians, history, geography, and more. (Français)

 

Confederation for Kids

How did Canada become a nation? This site explains confederation and the men who made it happen, including the role of each province. (Français)

 

First Among Equals: The Prime Minister in Canadian Life and Politics

What does it take to be prime minister? This site provides a brief look at the job and the people who have had it. (Français)

 

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Early Settlers and Canadian Pioneers

 

Pioneer Life in Upper Canada

Where did the pioneers come from? Where did they settle? What was it like to live in a pioneer village? All of these questions and more are answered in French and English on this site aimed at grade 3 readers.

 

Upper Canada Village

Tour the village and discover what life was like in Canada in the mid 1800’s.

 

Canadian Encyclopedia

Look here for information on pioneer life, log homes, and homesteading. (Français)

 

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Explorers

 

Pathfinders and Passageways: The Exploration of Canada
Learn even more about exploration at this site which provides information about numerous explorers, including their firsthand accounts. (Français)

 

Virtual Museum of New France - Explorers
Read the stories of Cartier, Champlain, and other important French explorers. The site includes excellent route maps. (Français)

 

Canadian Encyclopedia
Look here for information on the many explorers of Canada. (Français)

 

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First Nations

 

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada – Kids’ Stop

The kids’ section of this government site is a great place to look for a timeline of events in the history of the First Nations and biographies of famous aboriginal people in Canada, along with lots of fun stuff. (Français)

 

First Peoples

The Museum of Civilization provides a wide range of information on the history of Canada’s first nations. (Français)

 

First Nations Histories

These compact histories provide an introduction to numerous First Nations.

 

Canadian Encyclopedia

This is a great place to look for information on specific nations and individuals. (Français)

 

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Medieval Times

 

Kids’ Castle

Explore a medieval castle and learn about life in the Middle Ages.

 

Castles of Britain – Castle Learning Centre

Everything you need to know about building, defending, and living is a medieval castle.

 

Middle Ages

What was it really like to live in the Middle Ages? Explore this site and find out.

 

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The Olympics

 

International Olympic Committee

This site provides lots of facts about the Olympic Games, including information about the sports and athletes.

 

CBC: Sochi 2014

CBC's site for the 2014 Olympic Games!

 

2010 Vancouver Olympic Games

The official site of the 2010 Olympic Games !

 

Canadian Olympic Committee

Everything you want to know about the Canadian Olympics!

 

Scholastic Go for the Gold!

Find out the history of the Olympic Games, and more!

 

The Olympic Games at Enchanted Learning

Information about the games, the Olympic flag, and craft activities for you to do!

 

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