KnowBC Encyclopedia

Encyclopedia BC through is available to HCOS and HCS. KNOW includes more than 4000 authoritative entries and 1500 photographs, maps, charts, tables, sound and video clips covering BC people, places, events, culture, accomplishments, inventions, and resources. The teacher resources are available for both contemporary BC and its history.  In addition, BC outcomes are correlated to specific data links within the encyclopedia.

This site currently contains:

The Encyclopedia of British Columbia

The Encyclopedia of Raincoast Place Names

Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest

Raincoast Chronicles 20: Lilies and Fireweed: Frontier Women in British Columbia

Far West: The Story of British Columbia (for Junior readers)

From the West Coast to the Western Front: British Columbians and the Great War

Tofino and Clayoquot Sound: A History

The Sea Among Us: The Amazing Strait of Georgia

Pacific Seaweeds: Updated and Expanded Editions

The KnowBC page includes a KnowBC Quiz, “Did You Know?” and sample articles you can view.

To find the password for, please log in to your parent home page in Encom, the school computer; choose “Curriculum Resources”; then scroll down to find the link, username and password.

Cost:   free for enrolled students

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