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Living Space class in Space

Living Space

Participating classes will explore how indoor environmental conditions influence human health, and identify the best conditions for healthy living. This knowledge is important not only on Earth, but also on the International Space Station (ISS), the future Lunar Gateway, and as long-duration space travel progresses, maybe even on Mars!
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Living Space

Some examples of biomass

Generating Electricity: Biomass

Learn how biomass can be used to generate electricity.
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Generating Electricity: Biomass

Amanda Buer headshot

Amanda Buer

Education Pathway
Job Title
Project Manager & Consultant
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Amanda Buer

Renso (Ralph) Ronquillo on bridge

Ralph Renso Ronquillo

Education Pathway
Job Title
Spatial Information Analyst
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Ralph Renso Ronquillo

Road construction in winter

Heavy Equipment in Winter

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

ceberg under the midnight sun in Greenland

Climate: Polar Regions

Learn about the unique climate found in Earth’s polar regions.
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Climate: Polar Regions

Stacey Corbett

Stacey Corbett

Education Pathway
Job Title
Geographic Information Systems Manager
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Stacey Corbett

Our climate is changing

Introduction to Climate Change

Learn more about the causes and impacts of global climate change.
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Introduction to Climate Change

White water rafting on the Fraser River in British Columbia

Introduction to Rivers & Streams

Learn about the physical geography, chemistry and ecology of rivers and streams.
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Introduction to Rivers & Streams

Aerial view of a wetland

Introduction to Freshwater Wetlands

Learn about the geology, chemistry and ecology of freshwater wetlands.
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Introduction to Freshwater Wetlands

Tyson Haverkort on video call

Tyson Haverkort

Education Pathway
Job Title
Geospatial Solutions Specialist
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Tyson Haverkort

Boat on a lake at sunset

Humans and Freshwater Ecosystems

Learn about how people impact the ecosystems of lakes and rivers.
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Humans and Freshwater Ecosystems

Wind turbine and electrical cord

Generating Electricity: Wind Power

Learn how moving air can be used to generate electricity.
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Generating Electricity: Wind Power

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.
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Generating Electricity: Fossil Fuels

Pond in a valley

Introduction to Lakes & Ponds

Learn about the geology, chemistry and ecology of lakes and ponds.
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Introduction to Lakes & Ponds