Teaching tools

Welcome to the CNSC's Teaching tools pages.

Guided by Inspector Geiger, you'll find some simple information about nuclear science – from inside the atom to how nuclear is used around the world.

Information is tailored to specific ages *:

Games and puzzles

Canada's nuclear history

Below, you'll also find links to educational material provided by the CNSC and many other organizations involved in the nuclear sector and other science areas.

CNSC videos

Visit the CNSC YouTube channel

CNSC educational handouts

Other government agencies


Return to footnotes * referrer Note to teachers: Age categories roughly correspond to elementary, secondary and other grade divisions that make up the school systems across Canada. Because these divisions may vary widely, we encourage you to review the content to select the best category, games and puzzles for your students.