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Electricity

Jyoti Rani at work at Seaspan Shipyards

Jyoti Rani

Electrical Production Engineer

I troubleshoot problems with electrical equipment and cable routes on the ships we build.
Benjamin Pauquet designing a part for the lunar lander on his computer

Benjamin Pauquet (video)

Mechanical and Materials Engineer

I design parts for off-road and off-planet vehicles.
Benjamin Pauquet with lunar rover in testing room.

Benjamin Pauquet (he/him)

Mechanical and Materials Engineer

I design parts for off-road and off-planet vehicles.
Green leaf inside

Earth Month: Green Energy

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

Lisa Jones

Lisa Jones

Manager of Strategic Initiatives

I lead initiatives to improve leadership as well as the overall effectiveness of the organization.
Kasia Carisse devant un panneau de commandes

Kasia Carisse

Control Room Supervisor (Nuclear Power)

I supervise the main control room at Pickering Nuclear Generating Station.
Coiled copper wire

Why Wires?

Learn about how wires are produced and used.

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.

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.

 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.

Wind turbine and electrical cord

Generating Electricity: Wind Power

Learn how moving air 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.

 Getting a shock of static electricity

Introduction to Static Electricity

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