Actua helps young Canadians develop the skills and attitudes they will need to succeed in the knowledge-based economy. It does this by working with business, government and education to develop innovative learning programs and resources delivered through the Internet as well as through its national network of local programs. Actua is a not-for profit organization.

American Chemical Society
The American Chemical Society (ACS) consists ofnearly 16,000 members at all degree levels and in all fields of chemistry. The organization provides a broad range of opportunities for peer interaction and career development, regardless of professional or scientific interests. The ACS website is full of informative articles and resources for students and teachers at all levels.

Sanofi-Aventis BioGENEius Challenge Canada
This is a national, biotechnology-focused science competition that exposes high school and CEGEP students to career possibilities and reveals the breadth of endeavour that makes up the bio-economy. Each Challenge features the outstanding work of students who have conducted research projects and experiments of their own design in some area of biotechnology. Cash prizes are awarded to the top five or six teams and their schools based on the recommendations of judges from the scientific and education communities as well as the biotechnology industry.

BioBasics—Government of Canada
BioBasics is a plain language primer that allows students and teachers to discover the science of biotechnology. This website explores the benefits of biotechnology and the issues it raises.

BiosciEdNet (BEN)
This is a portal spearheaded by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The collaborative, comprised of institutions and societies for science education partners, provides access to materials and resources for teachers and students.

Bio-DiTRL—University of Alberta
Bio-DiTRL operates as an online database complete with digital media that can be used to assist in teaching biology. The database contains images, animations, video clips and text excerpts that may be downloaded for use by subscribers (subscription is free). Anyone may search or browse the database by following the appropriate links. Also, Bio-DiTRL always welcomes contributions of suitable teaching resources from its subscribers.

Science and Technology Awareness Network
The Network is a national network open to all organizations and individuals committed to improving science and technology literacy for all Canadians. The website has a link to a large number of science literacy programs in Ontario.

Let's Talk Science
Let's Talk Science is striving to improve science literacy through innovative educational programs, research and advocacy. The organization seeks to motivate and empower young Canadians through science education. The website contains an "activities & links" page with a resource links, science curricula and hands-on activities, as well as sub-programs CurioCity for teens and Wings of Discovery for early years learning.

The Biology Corner
A fun and fully interactive site for biology teachers exploring lessons in science curriculum for their students. Images, quizzes, games and evaluations have been created to promote a hands-on appreciation of science education.

Student Science & Tech—National Research Council of Canada
The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) has developed the Student Science & Tech website to provide students with valuable information about science and technology. This site delivers its information in a fun, interesting and interactive approach, and is also a great information source for teachers, with resources that complement the science and technology curriculum.

The GEEE! in Genome
The GEEE! in GENOME is an exhibition that presents the ABCs of genomics and proteomics; examines how the science of genomics is changing our lives; and introduces historical and Canadian researchers in the science of genomics, in particular, Nobel Prize winner Dr. Michael Smith. Throughout the exhibition, ethical issues and questions are raised and visitors can record their own opinions and view those of others. The GEEE! in Genome web site contains many resources for educators, including materials for classroom activities, on-site activities and curriculum links. Refer to the website to see when The GEEE! in Genome will be closest to you!

Youth Science Canada
This not-for-profit organization provides programs to engage and inspire youth in science and technology, of which the most notable and exciting event is the annual Canada-wide science fair. Volunteers and affiliated organizations are available (through online membership) to provide support, leadership and time to help young scientists with their projects.

Canadian Young Scientist Journal
The Canadian Young Scientist Journal is a unique, peer-reviewed scientific publication entirely dedicated to original high-school-student research. Since 2008, this non-profit organization has provided students with an opportunity to publish innovative ideas in various science and engineering fields. The Journal attracts independent thinkers and introduces them to the professional and academic communities.

CurioCity is an interactive, web-based meeting place where teens can connect with post-secondary students and science professionals to explore and discover the science, engineering and technology behind everyday life.

MooMilk is fun and educational website about cows and milk with facts, contests, games and recipes.

Farm, Food and Fun
A website where early learners can explore games, activities, trivia challenges and fact sheets about Ontario's agriculture and food industry.