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Explore the Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame

Classroom Resource for Teachers

Explore the Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame

Classroom Resource for Teachers

With this free resource package for teachers, get to know talented Canadians who helped shape Canada - and the world! Discover the stories of remarkable men and women who rose above challenges and obstacles to make great strides in Science and Engineering. See how Canada's environment, culture and heritage have spurred technological and scientific achievements. Just download the free Virtual Exploration Guide to use in your classroom. Activities focus student explorations of the Hall of Fame and its members. Download additional modules to include fascinating group and individual study projects in your classroom. If you also plan to visit the Museum these resources can be used to prepare or follow a visit.

The Virtual Exploration Guide to the Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame can be downloaded as independent modules. Worksheets for the modules can be reproduced as necessary for your classroom. You can also download the entire Guide as a single file. (.pdf file (740 Kb))


Introduction  (.pdf file (96 Kb))
Find out what this Virtual Exploration Guide can do for you! This section also includes references and curriculum links.

Members in Canadian Society  (.pdf file (467 Kb))
Learn about Hall of Fame Members and the roles they played in our society with activities such as:

  • Find birthplaces and places of work
  • Write biographies
  • Build timelines
  • Learn about Canada as the member might have seen it
Find out more about Hall of Fame Members.

Science and Ingenuity  (.pdf file (259 Kb))
Learn how some of our greatest researchers and developers got their inspirations. Discover how the work of one Hall of Fame member has affected the work of others.

  • Examine great Canadian inventions
  • Discover connections in science and technology
Learn more at the CSTM Innovation Canada Exhibition
Learn about Canadian inventors and their inventions at the Kid's Zone

Intellectual Property  (.pdf file (97 Kb))
Learn how we can make scientific and technological advancements available to society while properly crediting the developers. The topics include:

  • What is Intellectual Property?
  • Learn about patents
Learn more about Intellectual Property at the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) website

Hall of Fame Nominations  (.pdf file (55 Kb))
Learn more about how to create your very own Hall or to prepare a nomination for the Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame as a class project.

Get the complete Exploration Guide here!
Get all the modules and worksheets in one convenient file.  (.pdf file (740 Kb))

How to View and Print the Exploration Guide
Separate modules of our Exploration Guide are provided as Adobe Acrobat PDF files. If you do not have Acrobat® Reader, please click on the following icon to download it from the Adobe® Web site.

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