This activity asks students to examine Canada’s energy resources in depth, by asking them to identify advantages and challenges as well as new and emerging innovations and technologies associated with the resources. The activity runs as a self-directed research activity.

Program of Study

Science, CTS


-Students will investigate the natural resources used in energy generation in Canada
-Students will evaluate the advantages and challenges associated with Canada’s energy resources
-Students will learn about new innovations and technologies associated with energy resources


60 mins


-Attached student worksheet
-Access to internet

Curriculum Outcomes

Science 9 - Electrical Principles and Technologies
Science 10 - Energy Flow in Technological Systems, Energy Flow in Global Systems
Science 14 - Understanding Energy Transfer Technologies
Science 24 - Understanding Common Energy Conversion Systems
Science 30 - Energy and the Environment
CTS - Natural Resources

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