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Gear up for Nature

Gear up for Nature

Museum of Ingenuity J. Armand Bombardier

Use your powers of observation and your ingenuity to track down the evil D. Tritus! Your challenge: improve the design of your car using the principles of biomimicry. Let nature inspire you to boost the car’s performance. Meet Canadian experts in this...

Morbus Delirium

Morbus Delirium

Montreal Science Centre

Can you stop the epidemy? This web based game puts you in the middle of a sanitary crisis in Quebec. A highly mutagenic virus called "Morbus Delirium" propagates with stunning speed and you have only a couple days to find the source, contain the epidemic...

The great peace of Montréal

The great peace of Montréal

Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal's archeaology and history museum

In the summer of 1701, the small town of Montreal witnessed one of the greatest moments in New France diplomacy. Some 1,300 aboriginals, belonging to more than 30 nations, took part in a key meeting that intended to bring about a new peace between the...

Rivière-du-Loup AT FULL THROTTLE - Hub of the eastern railway network

Rivière-du-Loup AT FULL THROTTLE - Hub of the eastern railway network

Musée du Bas-Saint-Laurent

Discover the impact of the railway's arrival in Rivière-du-Loup. Follow the adventure of a village turning into a city at a time when the railroad was developing at full throttle.

Investigating Forensics

Investigating Forensics

SFU Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology

You might have seen the TV versions of police and crime lab investigations, but have you ever wondered what real forensic science investigations in Canada are like?In this tour through the specialized laboratories at the Centre for Forensic Research at...

Trees Inside Out

Trees Inside Out

Montreal Botanical Garden

Trees are omnipresent in our lives, yet they remain an enigma for many of us. Using original and interactive visual content, the virtual exhibition Trees Inside Out offers an experience in the discovery of trees, the way they grow, and their relation to...

The Legends of the Depths

The Legends of the Depths

Musée du Fjord

The Musée du Fjord's production aimed at young people 9 to 15 years old, will be a novel and entertaining 3-D game that will take users down into the watery depths of Canada's oceans, helping them discover a fascinating world where legend meets scientific...

NACmusicbox TIMELINE

NACmusicbox TIMELINE

National Arts Centre

The NACmusicbox TIMELINE is an online music collection featuring over 200 high-quality online audio recordings of NAC Orchestra performances from the National Art Centre's 41-year history.The interactive TIMELINE is a tool for students, teachers and music...

Collections from Storage: A Visit to our Hidden Treasures - Games

Collections from Storage: A Visit to our Hidden Treasures - Games

Musée de la nature et des sciences de Sherbrooke

The Musée de la nature et des sciences de Sherbrooke, in partnership with the Virtual Museum of Canada (VMC), has just produced a new online exhibit, as part of an initiative of Heritage Canada.This virtual exhibit lets you explore the reserve collection...

History of hydroelectricity in Quebec

History of hydroelectricity in Quebec

Cité de l'énergie

Electricity is simply a word that refers to an abundant source of energy accessible to everyone. What do we really know about electricity? Who contributed to its development and use on a large scale? What are the physical principles particular to...

The Cobalt Adventure

The Cobalt Adventure

Cobalt Heritage Silver Trail

In the early 1900s, silver was discovered in northern Ontario, leading to the explosive birth of Cobalt, one of Canada's last frontier towns. As adventurers and investors from the far reaches of the globe poured into the small mining camp, issues of...

The Lou Marsh Legacy: Honouring Canada's Top Athletes (The Game)

The Lou Marsh Legacy: Honouring Canada's Top Athletes (The Game)

Canada's Sports Hall of Fame

Two separate online interactive quizzes with multiple choice questions make up the Games section of the Lou Marsh Legacy: Honouring Canada's Top Athletes exhibit.The Sportegories game includes questions related to major Canadian sporting events and...

Do you have what it takes to be a Buckaroo?

Do you have what it takes to be a Buckaroo?

O'Keefe Ranch & Interior Heritage Society

The year is 1858. Gold has been discovered in the new Colony of British Columbia and thousands of gold seekers have flocked to the rugged territory. As a rancher in western Oregon, you watch with interest. The miners will have to be fed and you have...

Outsmart the sinister JavelWater

Outsmart the sinister JavelWater

Centre d'interprétation des biosciences Armand-Frappier

Online activity where the internet visitor must convince JavelWater to free Alvir Champrobacter.

Alvir Champrobacter has disappeared

Alvir Champrobacter has disappeared

Centre d'interprétation des biosciences Armand-Frappier

Online activity where the Internet visitor must discover what happened to Alvir Champrobacter.

For Valour: Canadian Airmen and the Victoria Cross

For Valour: Canadian Airmen and the Victoria Cross

Air Force Heritage and History

Imagine yourself flying in a bomber at 20,000 feet in total darkness only to have your aircraft strafed and rendered inoperable by enemy fire, or facing an unrelenting barrage of antiaircraft fire while attacking an enemy naval vessel or even flying over...

Klondike: The Rush for Gold

Klondike: The Rush for Gold

Dawson City Museum

In the summer of 1897, two ocean going steamers landed on the West coast of the United States. Down the gangplank of these two ships went a rag-tag group of men and women carrying sacks of gold. Some walked down the docks with $5,000 worth of gold, while...

EchoPhotograph

EchoPhotograph

McCord Museum

Interactive game in which players test their observation skills and ability to match an old photograph with a series of sounds. Springboard for the learning of secondary-level Canadian history. Notman - Canada - 19th, 20th centuries

Watch The Birdie

Watch The Birdie

McCord Museum

An Interactive game in which players take on the role of a customer or apprentice photographer working in the famous Notman studio on Montreal around 1860. A springboard for the learning of secondary-level Canadian history.

1759 : From the Warpath to the Plains of Abraham

1759 : From the Warpath to the Plains of Abraham

National Battlefields Commission

The Seven Years War began in 1756 and was the first world armed conflict. This incredibly detailed website will walk you through the history of this conflict from the perspectives of the French, the British, the Canadians and the Amerindians. Over three...

Niitsitapiisini: Our Way of Life

Niitsitapiisini: Our Way of Life

Glenbow Museum

Take an interactive journey into the rich heritage of the Niisitapi, known as the Blackfoot Tribe. This exhibit provides a comprehensive glimpse into the Blackfoot way of life; how they lived with their families, the environment and their neighbours....

Seasons of New France

Seasons of New France

Centre de référence de l'Amérique française

The history of New France is one of many changes. The French Colonies of Quebec introduced Catholic customs and traditions to the New World, ushering in centuries of social transformation.As European settlement took root in New France, groups like the...

A Day in the Life of a Trappist Monk

A Day in the Life of a Trappist Monk

St. Norbert Arts Centre

Spend the day in the life of a trappist monk. Experience a trappist monk's true devotion to his religion and his dedication to Christianity. A trappist monk leads a life of sacrifice, living a voluntary life of poverty and celibacy, and has chosen to act...

From Camp to Community: Walkthrough a Logging Camp

From Camp to Community: Walkthrough a Logging Camp

Zero One Design Inc.

Explore a virtual logging camp from the last century - look at what tools the loggers used, the hearty logger meals they ate and where they relaxed after a hard days work.

2K40

2K40

Montréal Science Centre

Have you ever dreamed of exploring the cosmos? Fast forward to 2040 where your country is searching for the best candidates for a mission to Mars and see if you have what it takes to stay alive on a space shuttle mission. Brought to you by the Montreal...

Acadia - Lifestyles in the days of our ancestors

Acadia - Lifestyles in the days of our ancestors

Village Historique Acadien

Acadian history in the Maritime provinces of Canada dates back to the 17th century. Acadian history is rich with culture, and here you can learn about their lifestyle, architecture, food and their daily life with educational games and a tour of Acadian...

Great Upper Canada Adventure

Great Upper Canada Adventure

Strathroy Middlesex Museum

Try your hand at the life of a settler on the Sydenham River. This interactive game takes you through several of the challenges settlers had to face in Upper Canada.

The Women of Aspenland

The Women of Aspenland

Heritage Community Foundation

The contribution of women is often forgotten in "official" history. The Women of Aspenland visits women's history in central Alberta and the important part they played in building community in the region. Learn about Canadian women's history and how they...

New Brunswick: Our Stories, Our People

New Brunswick: Our Stories, Our People

Heritage Branch

The history of New Brunswick (Canada) is followed in this virtual exhibit that features the stories of the people of New Brunswick. Starting in pre-history with the oral history of the Wabahahki, the exhibit moves through the centuries to the days of the...

University of Alberta Museums KidZone

University of Alberta Museums KidZone

Museums and Collections Services

KidZone is an interactive web site for kids where they can go on mysterious adventures, play games and learn about research being done by University of Alberta professors. Children can gain a better understanding of what research entails and how it relates...

Open Hearts - Closed Doors: The War Orphans Project

Open Hearts - Closed Doors: The War Orphans Project

Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre

This site follows a young orphaned group of Jewish Holocaust survivors through their immigration to Canada after World War II. From the survivors' own words, you will capture a snapshot of their lives from the concentration camps to the displaced persons'...

The Making of Treaty 8 in Canada's Northwest

The Making of Treaty 8 in Canada's Northwest

Heritage Community Foundation

Treaty 8 was a historic event that had a significant impact on the northern First Nations in Alberta. The Making of Treaty 8 in Canada's Northwest discusses the importance of this treaty and its impact on Northwestern Canada. Learn about the people...

Maison Saint-Gabriel, A Present From The Past!

Maison Saint-Gabriel, A Present From The Past!

Maison Saint-Gabriel

Virtual visit of Maison Saint-Gabriel`s architecture, smallholding and neighbourhood.

The Adventure Train!

The Adventure Train!

Canadian Heritage Information Network

The Canadian Train Game is a cross-Canada tour of railroad history. Crossing the entire continent, the transcontinental Canadian railway connected Halifax Nova Scotia on the Atlantic coast to Squamish British Columbia (near Vancouver) on the Pacific. From...

Holman: Forty Years of Graphic Art

Holman: Forty Years of Graphic Art

The Winnipeg Art Gallery

The town of Holman, located in the raw vestiges of the frigid Canadian North, has a rich Inuit culture that has long been expressed in world-class artwork. Explore the work of several talented Inuit artists while you navigate a gallery of their best...

Urban Life through Two Lenses

Urban Life through Two Lenses

McCord Museum of Canadian History

As a photo history of Montreal, the Urban Life through Two Lenses exhibit from the McCord Museum in Montreal juxtaposes images of old Montreal against contemporary images captured at the same location. Nineteenth century Montreal is remembered through the...

The Trace Fossil Mystery

The Trace Fossil Mystery

Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History

Trace fossils give us insight into what ancient life and the environment was like. Learn all the details of which animals were responsible for these fossils, the different types of trace fossils and even how to create your own casts and molds! Eastern...

The Fleetway

The Fleetway

Windsor Public Library - Windsor's Community Museum

The tunnel connecting Windsor, Ontario, and Detroit, Michigan, is the world's only international underwater automobile border crossing. The Fleetway: An exhibit of the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel explores the tunnel's construction and history, how it has been...

The 'Respect to Bill Reid' Pole

The 'Respect to Bill Reid' Pole

Museum of Anthropology

Totem Poles are the most well known symbols of the Haida culture. The Respect for Bill Reid Pole was created to honour the memory of Bill Reid, one of the most beloved and popular Haida artists. Bill Reid was the creator of several powerful sculptures...

Interactive Investigator Game

Interactive Investigator Game

Canadian Heritage Information Network

Who is the murderer? Find out as you explore the complex world of forensic science through this online Interactive Investigator. You will be introduced to the major disciplines of crime investigation as you try to solve a murder through the eyes of...

Hudson's Bay Company at Fort Victoria

Hudson's Bay Company at Fort Victoria

BC Heritage Branch

In this website, you'll learn about life around the fort, the people who built the Fort and made it a success, some of the games children played there, and you'll learn more about a kind doctor who brought British Columbia into Canada's confederation....