Powell River Board of Education
Learners Preparing for the Challenges of Tomorrow
Student Resources

 Ministry Programs and Services


District E-Resources

Looking for information? Great research materials? Good websites, images or newspaper articles? You've come to the right place! Welcome to School District No. 47 (Powell River)'s Student Resources site

Students and staff can search for library materials throughout the district. When logged in to their school's library site, students can write and upload book reviews, make recommendations, add to the library wish list and participate in MyQuest.


The district provides a wide range of e-resources for student and staff use. From district locations, access to the e-resources is automatic. From all other locations, a user name and password may be required. Please check with your Teacher-Librarian or Principal for the user name and password.
Reading, numeracy and science activities for early learners
A wide range of ebooks and eaudio books, from BC public libraries. A BC public library card is necessary to access materials.​
For early l​earners; "features simple navigation, easy-to-read articles, illustrations, videos, comparison tools, and more".
"Provides content covering all areas of health, wellness" and medicine. Includes articles, images, videos and other content
The definitive reference work on BC; includes five other ebooks on BC topics.
BC law resource; access is available from school only. Provides access to the current and archived laws of BC, the Hansard and more.
"propose les articles et les vastes possibilités du contenu médiatique de World Book en français canadien".
Dinosaur-themed information resource for early learners.
A readers' advisory tool including information on K-8 fiction and non-fiction materials, and book talks, book lists, reviews, recommended reads, and more! 
A readers' advisory tool including information on youth and adult fiction and non-fiction materials, and book talks, book lists, reviews, recommended reads, and more!
Special Education Technology BC provides links to assistive technology teaching tools and resources.
General reference resource for secondary students; includes multiple content types
Senior level resource; includes encyclopedia, multimedia and ebook content and primary sources.
"Offers World Book’s content, rich media, and engaging features in Spanish".
For learners in the intermediate years; includes articles from and other learning resources and research tools.
"Images, text, audio and video from the collections of libraries, archives, museums, and more in BC and across Canada; via a single search portal".
A site dedicated to assisting those learning English as a second language in categories such as: history, life skills, literature, and science.

​NFB-ONF Screening Room

Watch National Film Board-Office National Du Film Du Canada films online!


Canadian Points of View

A Reference Centre focused on providing categorical references with an emphasis on the Canadian Point of View


Below you will find a list of sites to help keep you kids sharp during times away from the classroom. If you have any suggestions that you would like to add to this list please email them to tech@sd47.bc.ca

BC Graduation Sites

BC Dogwood Diploma Planner: Click Here

BC Handbook of Procedures for the Graduation Program: Click Here

Graduation Planner: Click Here

Scholarships and Awards: Click Here

BC Ministry of Education Provincial Course Learning Outcomes: Click Here

SD47 Course Information: Click Here

Math, Science, and Information Technology Sites

Khan Academy: Click Here 

Discovery Math: Click Here 

Cool Math 4 Kids: Click Here 

IXL – Math: Click Here

BC Math – The Homework Depot: Click Here

Math 10C and Pre-Calculus: Click Here

THSS Math 8-12: Click Here

BC Science 8- Click Here

BC Science 9 – Click Here

BC Science 10 – Click Here

Ms ZenZen’s Biology 11: Click Here

PHET Simulations for Science: Click Here

The Physics Classroom: Click Here

BC Science Chemistry 11: Click Here

BC Science World: Click Here

Grade 11/12 Notes for Sciences and Math: Click Here

Web 2.0 Tools for Education:  Click Here 

Computer Programming: Click Here

Reading & Writing

Crysalids (Gr. 10 English): Click Here

Animal Farm (Gr. 10 English): Click Here

Lord of the Flies (Gr.11 English): Click Here

King Lear (Gr. 12 English): Click Here

Creating Blogs: Click Here

Creative Writing Online: Click Here

Read, Write, Think: Click Here

Wiki Spaces: Click Here 

BCTF Reading Suggestions: Click Here

Media Smarts BC English Language Arts 8-10: Click Here

Powell River Library: Click Here  

Squamish Library: Click Here

Tumblebooks: Click Here

Worldbook Online: Click Here

Worldbook Online Discover: Click Here

Worldbook Online Decouverte: Click Here

Vancouver Public Library: Click Here

Vancouver Public Library Teens: Click Here

Vancouver Public Library Kids: Click Here

Surrey Public Library Kids: Click Here

Surrey Public Library Teens: Click Here

Red Cedar Award: Click Here

Chocolate Lily Awards: Click Here

Association For Library Service For Children New Berry Medal: Click Here

Association For Library Service For Children Caldecott Medal: Click Here

Kids Books: Click Here

Carol Saundry: Click Here

Mary Glasgow plus (French): Click Here

Bonjour De France: Click Here

News 4 Youth: Click Here


BrainPOP (French): Click Here

TV5: Click Here

Verb2verbe: Click Here

Project-Based Learning

BIE: Click Here


Quiz Me BC: Click Here

BC Exam Bank: Click Here

Mathopolis Quiz: Click Here

Interactive Science Quizzes: Click Here

Go To Quiz: Click Here

Social Studies 11 Exam Review: Click Here


BC Ministry of Education Course IRPs/ Subjects: Click Here

Supporting Your Child’s Learning: Click Here

Language IRP BC Ministry of Education: Click Here

New BC Science Curriculum: Click Here

Student Counselor: Click Here