Earth Science for Society
An adult's hand holding Trilobite Fossils to show to a younger student.


Activities, Games & Resources

Animals Of The Florida Everglades
Bringing Earth Science to Life teaching units
Canadian Geographic Education EnergyIQ
Canadian Space Agency Colouring Pages
Canadian Space Agency – Inspiring resources for young people
Classroom Ideas: The 30 Best Science Websites for Grades K-12 [includes Earth Science]
Daily LEGO challenges
ENERGIZE! Electrical Principles and Technologies with an Emissions Lens – Grade 9 Science Unit D Lessons Plans by ENERGYminute
Exploring By The Seat Of Your Pants
Fascinating Experiments
Geoscience and Canada – Understanding Our Earth: The vital role of Canada’s geoscientists
Geoscience puzzles
Groundwater and Earthquake Faults Demo
Interactions and Ecosystems – Grade 7 Science, Unit A by ENERGYminute (scroll down)
Interactive Ancient Earth Globe: What did the Earth look like many millions of years ago?
Journey to the centre of the Earth – on a toilet roll!
Live animal camera feeds from around the world
MindFuel wonderville activities
MineralsEd Career Series
NASA Wavelength – Resources Collection
Outcropedia – The online public database of the best outcrops in the worlds
Seismic Waves explained using a Slinky
Showcase of Nova Scotia Fossils and Geology | Nova Scotia Museum
Simply Science | Natural Resources Canada: articles, podcasts, videos, vlogs
Taphonomy: Dead and Fossilized – An educational palaeontology board game
TELUS World of Science daily science experiments
What are our choices for supplying energy for the future?
Where can the Geosciences take you?
WHERE Challenge


The Mountains, the Rocks, the Oil & Gas
Geoscape Posters (Posters showing the Geology of Cities/Regions of Canada)


AGI (American Geosciences Institute) – Why Earth Science [6:36]
AGI (American Geosciences Institute) – Video Series
3-component Seismograms — Capturing the motion of an earthquake [2:53]
Earth – Geologic Time Scale [3:44]
Earth Revealed: Explore the complex processes that shape our planet – Video Series
Geology in Motion – Meandering River in Peru [1:16]
Geology in Motion – Video Series
Moment Magnitude Explained — What Happened to the Richter Scale? [5:39]
Our Freshwater Future (TED Talk about using Geophysical Methods to locate groundwater) [16:19]
Simply Science, Natural Resources Canada’s digital magazine
What Drives Plate Tectonics? Overview of processes [6:53]

Virtual Tours and Field Trips

A Virtual Field Trip of the Landscapes of Nova Scotia
GeoTour: Discover Alberta’s Landscapes
Métro @ Montérégie Virtual Field Trips
Moment’s of Algoma – Group of Seven Driving Tour
Ontario’s Virtual Field Trips
Ottawa area Virtual Tours
Pacific Museum of Earth Virtual Tour
Virtual Tours: Famous Landmarks and National Parks of Wyoming
Interactive Historical Virtual Reality Field Trips


Canadian Federation of Earth Sciences
Earth Learning Idea