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Unit C: Environmental Chemistry

Vincent Scully sur une plage près de St. Andrews, Nouveau-Brunswick

Vincent Scully (he/him)

Career Profiles

Environmental Communicator

I help communities to take actions that will have positive impacts on the environment.
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Green Careers


Discover some of the many STEM-focused green careers dealing with the environment and climate change.

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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).
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Bhupesh Chohan (he/him)

Career Profiles

Laboratory Supervisor

I supervise and manage a laboratory that tests environmental samples for organic compounds.
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How can you design the least “expensive” water filter?

Hands-on Activities

Challenge yourself to design the best filter for the lowest cost!

Hand holding petri dish with bacteria

Colouring Clothing with Bacteria


Learn about using bacteria to colour clothing.

PET-ase bacteria

Plastic-Eating Bacteria: Nature's Recyclers


Learn how bacteria can help solve the world’s plastic problem.

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Chris Murray

Career Profiles

Associate Professor (Physics)

I teach undergraduate physics and conduct research in biopolymers and environmental technology.
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Rob Arsenault

Career Profiles

Environmental Enforcement Officer

I enforce laws that protect the environment, humans, fish and wildlife.
Pamela Power

Pamela Power (she/her)

Career Profiles

Water Resources Specialist

I provide technical review of projects that may affect water resources to ensure your community’s rights and interests are being considered and protected.
Andrea Brack

Andrea Brack

Career Profiles

Environmental and Regulatory Team Coordinator

I lead a team of environmental professionals at a large petrochemical manufacturing facility.
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Tristan Lecompte

Career Profiles

Environmental Program Officer

I interpret and communicate pollution data collected by the National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI).
Kaitlin Guitard

Kaitlin Guitard

Career Profiles

Water Quality Technician

I monitor the sea water at salmon farms for harmful plankton and jellyfish.
Mahesh Rachamalla

Mahesh Rachamalla (he/him)

Career Profiles

Graduate Student (Toxicology)

My research will help find solutions for protecting aquatic species from the effects of heavy metals.
Cars driving through thick smog

How Vehicles Pollute the Air


Learn how vehicles affect air quality, including their contribution to smog.