These are just some of the many energy resources available to you on the web.
We’ve hand-picked some of our favourites, so be sure to explore and check-in with Inside Education staff if you have any additional questions!
Resources & Tools
- Inside Education’s Online Resources
- Carbon In Your Community Forest – Students will measure trees in their community to determine how much carbon is stored in trees
- Energy Efficiency and Conservation – Utilize www.myheat.ca and an energy audit to discover the energy efficiency of students’ homes.
- Energy Dialogues – a video series that explores current energy topics using an inquiry-based approach
- Evaluating Energy Resources – An activity for high school students to investigate energy resources in-depth, and determine the opportunities and challenges associated with different options
- Experience the Energy – Using 360º videos, students will explore the oil and gas industry and learn more about natural resource extraction in the province.
- And much more…
- Alberta’s New Energy Economy Map – A map of renewable and alternative energy projects from around the province
- Alberta Tomorrow – Land Use Simulator
- Design Our Climate – KCVS climate change action simulation
- Explaining Climate Change – KCVS resources for understanding climate change
- Experience the Energy: (Android/iOS) App to interact with PetroLMI videos with a VR headset and your phone (e.g. Google Cardboard)
- En-Roads – MIT Sloan’s Climate Interactive: climate change solutions sim
- Future Energy Systems – UofA home learning resources from researchers and students
- Green Energy Futures – Multimedia project on green energy transitions
- Greenplanet – Video overview of Fort Chipewyan Solar Project
- Municipal Climate Change Action Centre – Solar For Schools
- MyHeat Map – Map to understand and compare building heat loss
- PurpleAir – Device to measure and a map to explore global air pollution
- PocketLab Air – Measurement tool used to investigate climate change and air pollution
Additional Relevant Websites
- Alberta Electric System Operator: A current supply/demand report of Alberta’s energy resources
- Alberta Emerald Foundation – Sharing Stories – “We are the environmental good-news storytellers”
- Alberta Innovates – Website for research and innovation in Alberta
- Calgary Climate Symposium – City of Calgary: Exploring opportunities for economic recovery through climate resilience (Register to attend virtually, March 25-26)
- Canadian Rockies Youth Network – Students working to promote youth engagement in the National Parks and environmental issues.
- Change for Climate – City of Edmonton’s Climate Change initiative
- COSIA – Website for Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance
- EnergyIQ – Teaches Canadians about growing demand, the energy mix, and more
- Energy Minute – Grassroots organization aimed at depolarizing energy discussion
- Canada Energy Regulator: Provincial & Territorial Energy Profiles (Alberta), Electricity Generation by Fuel Type
- Canada Energy Regulator: Explore Canada’s Energy Future with this interactive tool
- Quest Carbon Capture and Storage Project – Learn about Shell’s CCS project near Edmonton