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Earth and Space

MOXIE unit

Carbon Dioxide and Space Missions


Learn about how people control carbon dioxide levels in spacecraft such as the ISS.

Heat pipe in a laptop

Heat and Space Missions


Learn about how people control heat in spacecraft such as the ISS and Orion.

Dominique Poulin headshot

Dominique Poulin

Career Profiles

Mission Scientist

I am in charge of a mission whose goal is to acquire data from space, to monitor water quality in coastal areas and inland waters (e.g. algae).
Two cartoon people watching a solar eclipse

Let’s Learn About Solar Eclipses


Students will learn about solar eclipses by role-playing the Sun, the Moon and the Earth.

Headshot of David Saint-Jacques

Let's Talk Space Rocks Resources


Discover a set of resources to introduce you to the world of space rocks

Nancy Rogers standing on a rocky outcrop with Labradorite mineral insert

Nancy Rogers

Career Profiles

Genuine Prospector and Craftsperson

I travel to remote areas looking for signs of minerals and crystals.
Winter in the woods

Winter in the Woods Interactive


Click around the interactive image below to learn more about animals that hibernate in Canadian winters.

portrait de Sarah Lockwood

Sarah Lockwood (she/her)

Career Profiles

Mine Geologist

I study the geology of an area to figure out where diamonds are located.
Charlotte Cockburn standing in front of signs indicating distance to a variety of locations from Alert, Nunavut.

Charlotte Cockburn (she/her)

Career Profiles

Physical Scientist

I make sure we can monitor the weather all across Canada.
Portrait de Evaline Warmels

Evaline Warmels

Career Profiles

Mechatronic Engineer

I design, build, and test devices that use electricity to do something that a human couldn't do on their own.
Benjamin Pauquet

Benjamin Pauquet (he/him)

Career Profiles

Mechanical and Materials Engineer

I design parts for off-road and off-planet vehicles.
Chrystine Patoine in underground mine

Chrystine Patoine (She/Her)

Career Profiles

Blasting and Drilling Engineer

I calculate the best places to put explosives so we can reach underground ore deposits.
Lunar rover in its testing environment, created to mimic conditions on the Moon.

Designing Rovers for the Moon’s Extreme Environment


Learn about the extreme environment on the Moon and the challenges this poses for designing lunar rovers.

Artemis I Liftoff

Artemis Goes to the Moon!


Learn about NASA’s Space Launch System, which includes the Boeing-built Core Stage, and how it got Orion to the Moon and back again.

Balanced stones on a pebble beach

What are rocks?


Learn about the types of rocks, the rock cycle, and weathering and erosion.