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Earth Month: Green Energy

An overview of environmentally-friendly ways to generate electricity and power our vehicles

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Kasia Carisse

Control Room Supervisor (Nuclear Power)

I supervise the main control room at Pickering Nuclear Generating Station.
Lisa Jones

Lisa Jones

Manager of Strategic Initiatives

I lead initiatives to improve leadership as well as the overall effectiveness of the organization.
Coiled copper wire

Why Wires?

Learn about how wires are produced and used.

 Old electromagnet

How can I build an electromagnet that moves paperclips?

Design and build an electromagnet which can carry paperclips over a distance of one metre.

Medical image of the brain using Technetium-99m

Innovations in Nuclear Technologies

Learn about why Canada is a world leader in nuclear technology.

Testing of the Boeing Starliner spacesuit

Testing Spacesuit Material

Learn about a new material for spacesuits and the engineer who designed it.

Some examples of biomass

Generating Electricity: Biomass

Learn how biomass can be used to generate electricity.

Wind turbine and electrical cord

Generating Electricity: Wind Power

Learn how moving air can be used to generate electricity.

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.

Solar power illustration

Generating Electricity: Solar Cells

Learn how energy from the Sun can be used to generate electricity.

Colourful insulating wires

Introduction to Current Electricity

Learn about current electricity and why it should be handled safely

 Getting a shock of static electricity

Introduction to Static Electricity

Learn about static electricity and where we encounter it in daily life.

Electrical power lines near a home

Does Living Near High-Voltage Power Lines Cause Cancer?

Learn about the risks of electromagnetic radiation near high-voltage power lines.

Patrick Simmonds

Patrick Simmonds

Implementation Manager

Patrick Simmons is an Implementation Manager for Bell Canada.