Please note that any link to third party web sites is not intended as an endorsement or recommendation of these web sites or any products or services offered therein.
Councils / Societies / Government
These are links to various bodies that deal with or support secondary and post-secondary education, or the general promotion of science and technology transfer.
- Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC)
- Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
- Ministry of Education
- Ministry of Advanced Education, Training and Technology
- Science Council of British Columbia
- National Science Foundation
- Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology
These are links to some of the professional associations involved with the accreditation or certification of programs and graduates within the fields of engineering and technology.
- Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (APEGBC)
- Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists (CCTT)
- Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC (ASTTBC)
Bio-ethical Information Sources
These links provide information on some controversial topics related to biotechnology research and discovery.
- The Nuffield Foundation
- The Royal Society
- The Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration
- Council for Biotechnology Information
Science / Technology / Space Museums
These are links to some of the local and international museums and centres that deal with matters of science and technology. They are of interest to any age level, although many museums target their content and graphics to the young minded.
- Science World of BC
- H.R. MacMillan Space Centre
- Vancouver Aquarium
- Calgary Science Centre
- Ontario Science Centre
- Museum of Science, Art and Human Perception (San Francisco)
- Boston Museum of Science
- National Science and Technology Centre (Canberra)
- National Air and Space Museum (Washington, DC)
- The British Museum (London)
- Smithsonian Institution (Washington, DC)
- Chabot Space and Science Center (Oakland, CA)
KidsTuff (Challenges for the Young Scientist)
These sites are generally targeted at teens or pre-teens, and are designed to promote interest and stimulation in everyday exposure to scientific thought. Some of the sites provide challenges and puzzles aimed at higher learning levels.
- How Stuff Works
- Sandlot Science
- The Why Files
- Kinetic City
- Cool Science for Curious Kids
- MadSci Network
- Ask a Scientist
- The Electronic Zoo
- Maths Year 2000
- The Math Forum
- Interactive Math and Puzzles
- The Franklin Institute
- Canadian Geographic for Kids
- Space for Species
Science on Television
There are three specialty channels that provide a focus on science, technology and nature.
Science Magazines and References
These are links to magazines dealing with scientific matters, an encyclopedia filled with scientific discovery, a powerful dictionary and a web page full of questions and answers on every day use of chemistry.
These are attractive sites that deal with our solar system and with celestial occurrences.