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Earth Science

Twenty-sided die

How Likely Is It?

Learn about probability, a branch of mathematics that helps us predict if something might happen.

Daedulus crater on the Moon

Impact Craters

Learn about how craters are formed and about some of Canada's impact craters.

Himalayan mountains

Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics

Learn about the Theories of Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics and discover what happens when plates collide!

Geological surveying equipment

Deciding Where to Dig: Geology and Mining

Learn about how mining companies find good locations for mining.

Earth’s layers

Structure of the Earth

Learn about the layers of the Earth and discover how people explore the Earth’s crust.

Cars driving through thick smog

How Vehicles Pollute the Air

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

Balanced stones on a pebble beach

What are rocks?

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

Sarah Eaton headshot

Sarah Jane Eaton

Director

I lead a team that is responsible for licensing small modular reactors.
Sarah Lockwood headshot taken outside with snow in the background

Sarah Lockwood (she/her)

Mine Geologist

I study the geology of an area to figure out where diamonds are located.
Nancy Duquet-Harvey standing next to Agnico Eagle gold mine sign, at Meadowbank, Nunavut.

Nancy Duquet-Harvey

Environmental Superintendent

I make sure that we don't harm the environment with our mining activities.
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Sara Knox (she/her)

Assistant Professor (biometeorology)

I study ways to restore and protect ecosystems to help fight climate change.
Stephanie Arnold flying drone in potato field.

Stephanie Arnold (she/they)

Climate Services Specialist (PEI)

I help others understand how climate change affects themselves, their communities and their work.
Earthworms living in healthy black soil

Healthy Soil

Students will explore the composition and characteristics of different local soils and learn about what makes soil healthy.

Jim Wei tenant un drone

Jim Wei

Associate GIS Analyst

I use online mapping software and programming skills to help solve real-world problems in the environmental and health industries.
Marg Rutka sitting on bench

Marg Rutka

Geoscience Editor

I edit geoscience maps, reports and digital data to ensure clarity in writing, consistency and accuracy prior to publication