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Science in Context

Science in Context has authoritative information for assignments and projects, providing detailed coverage of popular subjects from earth science and life science, to space, technology, mathematics and science history and biography.

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In My Community

London, Ontario Maps
The City of London's website has interactive city maps will help you find addresses, streets, and city places of interest such as libraries, community centres, and parks and recreation facilities.

Moving to Middlesex
Information here will aid in your move to or within London and Middlesex County.

Apps

Disaster Alert
Lets you track tornados, earthquakes, cyclones and other major disasters around the world in real time.  The Pacific Disaster Centre provides  lists, maps and reports about hazards  around the world and includes warning and advisory status. The hazards can be viewed and shared. Free. Optimized for iPhone  5. Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Requires i0S 5.0 or higher.

Mapbox
A suite of open-source map making tools that allows you to view current maps, make new maps (on or offline) by layering maps from other sources like MapQuest and OpenStreetMap and dozens of other free map layers.  Free.  Compatible with iPad.  Requires iOS 5.0 or higher.

Websites

Geographical Names of Canada
This official Canadian government site provides map coordinates and geographic features across Canada. It also includes short histories of where the names of many places came from.

Industry Canada: Trade Data Online
Looking for information on Canada's trade with other countries? Here you can find out our top 5 exports to Burundi, our top 5 imports from Germany and more! A simple search interface allows you to find information by import or export for all countries with whom Canada has a trading relationship.

Nation Master
View profiles of countries with information from crime to geography to transportation. Includes flags and maps. An excellent source of national statistics where you can also generate graphs to compare nations. Data is provided by the CIA World Factbook.



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