Environmental Science

Resources

Student uses a pipet to extract DNA with other students looking on.

Fish Market Survey

Senior biology students use a DNA barcoding kit to test local grocery store fish samples, and discover if the fish they bought is mislabeled and part of food fraud!
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Fish Market Survey

Let’s Talk Science volunteer works on the Tomatosphere project with three students.

Tomatosphere™

Through Tomatosphere™, your students investigate the effects of outer space on the germination of tomato seed. This is a hands-on program that builds scientific inquiry and experimentation skills.
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Tomatosphere™

Some examples of biomass

Generating Electricity: Biomass

Learn how biomass can be used to generate electricity.
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Generating Electricity: Biomass

Allison Kendall at work on boat

Allison Kendall

Education Pathway
Job Title
Senior Marine Environmental Biologist
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Allison Kendall

Kay Ryan holding huge salmon

Kay Ryan

Job Title
Plant Manager
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Kay Ryan

White water rafting on the Fraser River in British Columbia

Introduction to Rivers & Streams

Learn about the physical geography, chemistry and ecology of rivers and streams.
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Introduction to Rivers & Streams

Shayla Brown at the federally owned Esquimalt Graving Dock

Shayla Brown

Education Pathway
Job Title
Environmental Coordinator
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Shayla Brown

 Jeremy McNeil, docteur en entomologie

Dr. Jeremy McNeil

Education Pathway
Job Title
Professor
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Dr. Jeremy McNeil

Water treatment plant near Kitchener, Ontario

Water Treatment

Learn about how water is treated at municipal water treatment plants.
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Water Treatment

Joel Stacey at work on roof

Joel Stacey

Education Pathway
Job Title
Construction Superintendent
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Joel Stacey

Craig Mercer holding large salmon

Craig Mercer

Education Pathway
Job Title
Aquaculture Project Coordinator
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Craig Mercer

Aerial view of a wetland

Introduction to Freshwater Wetlands

Learn about the geology, chemistry and ecology of freshwater wetlands.
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Introduction to Freshwater Wetlands

Boat on a lake at sunset

Humans and Freshwater Ecosystems

Learn about how people impact the ecosystems of lakes and rivers.
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Humans and Freshwater Ecosystems

Coal and natural gas fueled generator near Hanna, Alberta, Canada

Generating Electricity: Fossil Fuels

Learn how energy from fossil fuels can be used to generate electricity.
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Generating Electricity: Fossil Fuels

Pond in a valley

Introduction to Lakes & Ponds

Learn about the geology, chemistry and ecology of lakes and ponds.
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Introduction to Lakes & Ponds