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Careers 8

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.
Female electronics engineer runs tests on laptop

Exploring Careers in STEM Grade 8

Students will expand their knowledge of STEM career types related to a topic they are studying in science.

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.
Chris Derksen en train de faire ses recherches sur le terrain en Arctique.

Chris Derksen (he/his)

Climate Scientist

I use satellite data and climate models to understand how climate change is impacting snow and ice across Canada.
Shari Forbes à l'extérieur du centre de décomposition humaine

Shari Forbes (she/her/elle)

Forensic Scientist

I conduct research to understand how the human body decomposes in our unique Canadian environment.
Patty Simpson

Patty Simpson (she/her)

Environmental Coordinator

As the head of the Environment Department at a uranium mine, it is my responsibility to make sure that the mine does not pollute the surrounding environment.
Autoportrait de Jill Stagg pris sur le chantier

Jill Stagg

Steamfitter Apprentice

As an apprentice steamfitter, Jill Stagg is expanding her skills at installing pipes that carry high pressure or dangerous stubstances.
Rohan Hakimi headshot

Rohan Hakimi

Environmental Engineer, Integrated Water Management

I am an environmental engineer working to create sustainable storm water management and to protect our water resources.
Elaine Robichaud en randonnée avec vue sur le lac depuis le sommet d'une montagne

Elaine Robichaud

Hydrology Engineer

Elaine Robichaud is a Hydrology Engineer for Hydro-Quebec.
Brandon Graf au travail

Brandon Graf

Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)

Brandon Graf is an Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) for Keyera.
Fleet of autonomous trucks driving on reserved lane

A Case Study of Autonomous Trucks

In this case study, teachers and students will study how artificial intelligence is affecting the trucking industry as a way to explore how technology and society are related.

Luke Ingersoll en tenue de plongée

Luke Ingersoll

Occupational Diver

Luke Ingersoll is a diver, the owner of TayAus Diving Ltd., working in the aquaculture industry.
Road construction in winter

Heavy Equipment in Winter

Learn how people keep heavy equipment working in the most challenging conditions

Checking the inside of a pipe

Crack the Code: Water Treatment

Students learn about the water treatment process as they complete a digital “escape room” on a Google site.

Creative ideas picture

Attributes and Skills of Innovators

Students explore the attributes and skills that can make someone a successful innovator.