Projects and Links

This page contains off site links for curricular and extra-curricular topics. Please note that the majority of links lead off the NPSS Web.

Research

http://www.worldbookonline.com. Online encyclopedia with access provided by NPSS. Please note that this site may only be freely available through computers at NPSS as we have registered our IP addresses with the company.

http://www.thefreedictionary.com Free comprehensive dictionary. Excellent for science terms!

http://www.earthportal.org/ Free comprehensive encyclopedia of the earth. Wonderful environmental studies resource.

http://www.wikipedia.org/ Free wiki based encyclopedia.

Planning

Your future is bright! Northern Opportunities Your one stop website for careers in trades and technology in the North.

The premier career and education counselling site. Get the username and password from the Career Centre.

http://www.achievebc.ca/ This site from the Province of British Columbia offers the latest educational tools and information for promoting learning and achievement in early childhood, grade school, post-secondary education, and the world of work.

Safety

Are you experiencing bullying at NPSS? Bullying of any form is not acceptable at our school. Report bullying to cyberbully@prn.bc.ca

Internet Safety

http://www.bewebaware.ca Canadian based site that covers important topics of Internet Safety.

The Government of Canada is working hard to enforce Canadian laws on-line and encourage safe web browsing. For more information click through to http://cyberwise.gc.ca/

For Teachers

Learning / Teaching Strategies A growing collection of strategies to help your teaching strategies and to give new learning strategies to our students. These pages can be helpful for all teachers and learners.

CoolSchool specializes in the development of web-based resources, including Flash media, interactive explanations, educational games, drag-and-drops, puzzles, animations, video clips, and graphics, among other things. Coolschool uses the BC Curriculum and there are many courses available and more being created.

Computer Inservices Page. A growing collection of how to documents for NPSS teachers.

Portfolio Lesson Collection. This page keeps a list of portfolio appropriate lessons and materials for all aspects of the Graduation Portfolio. Please submit lessons appropriate to the portfolio aspects to Mr. Bell for posting on the website.

Sciences

These links below take you to resources that may help you out or that you might enjoy.

http://www.kiddofspeed.com/chapter1.html A very interesting and moving web documentary of travelling through the area around the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/changingthefaceofmedicine/ An interactive look at how women have changed the face of medicine.

Virtual Fetal Pig Dissection at http://www.whitman.edu/biology/vpd/

Virtual Fish Dissection at http://www.amonline.net.au/fishes/students/index.cfm

Virtual Frog Dissection at http://curry.edschool.virginia.edu/go/frog/Frog2/

Virtual Rat Dissection at http://educatus.com/main/samples/default.asp?lid=801486

Virtual Cow’s Eye Dissection at http://www.exploratorium.edu/learning_studio/cow_eye/index.html

Virtual Human Body at http://www.medtropolis.com/VBody.asp

http://www.quizmebc.ca/ Practice exams for Biology 12, Chemistry 12, Principles of Math 12, and Physics 12.