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Unit C: Electromagnetic Energy

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Shawn Fisher

Career Profiles

CEO and Co-Founder

I advance sustainable food production at the point of consumption by inventing smart farming appliances.
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Tyler Morhart (video)

Career Profiles

Scientist, Beamline Responsible - SyLMAND

I am responsible for the SyLMAND beamline at the Canadian Light Source synchrotron facility.
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Tyler Morhart (he/him)

Career Profiles

Scientist, Beamline Responsible - SyLMAND

I’m a staff scientist at the Canadian Light Source synchrotron facility. I am responsible for the SyLMAND beamline.
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Auroras: Spectacular Light Shows


Learn about auroras - spectacular light shows in the night sky.

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The Magnetic Sun


Did you know that the Sun, like Earth, has magnetic field? This field affects our planet and our solar system! Let’s learn more about how it works.

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Sarah Jane Eaton

Career Profiles


I lead a team that is responsible for licensing small modular reactors.
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Genevieve Ellis (she/her)

Career Profiles

Journey Person Boilermaker & Welding Supervisor

I oversee a group of welders and direct the work they do.
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Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo (she/her)

Career Profiles

Astrophysicist and Associate professor

I study black holes, which I think are the most fascinating objects in the Universe!
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Marty Larabie (he/him)

Career Profiles

Radiation Inspector

I perform radiation safety inspections of persons who use nuclear material.
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Olivia Ivany

Career Profiles

Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

I perform different kinds of ultrasounds on different parts of the body.
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How could you build a refracting telescope using water as the lenses?

Hands-on Activities

Build your own refracting telescope using glasses of water as the lenses.

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Katie Mack (she/her)

Career Profiles

Hawking Chair in Cosmology and Science Communication

I study of the fundamental physics of the universe.
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Seeing the Universe with the James Webb Telescope


Learn about the James Webb telescope and Canada’s role in the mission.

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Let's Talk Space Exploration Resources


Discover a set of resources to develop background knowledge on the topic of space exploration.

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Corie Houldsworth

Career Profiles


I perform inspections of worksites where radiation is used, stored or transported.