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Evaluating Energy Resources

Secondary

Description

In this activity, students are asked to examine Canada's energy resources, by identifying advantages and challenges, as well as new and emerging innovations and technologies associated with the resources.  This activity is a self-directed research activity. This resource is accompanied by ready to use teacher and student documents to help with planning. 

General Assessment

Strengths

  • Canadian data is used
  • Teacher and student document available and ready to use

Recommendation of how and where to use it

This activity would be excellent as an introduction to further explore energy resources as well as innovations and technologies associated with energy resources.


 

 

Relevant Curriculum Units

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  • Alberta
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    • Grade 9
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      • Science
        • Step 4Relevant matches
        • Electrical Principles and Technologies
        • Knowledge and Employability Science: Electrical Principles and Technologies (Science and Technology Emphasis)
    • Grade 11
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      • Science
        • Step 4Relevant matches
        • Science 24:Understanding Common Energy Conversion Systems
    • Grade 12
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      • Technological Education
        • Step 4Relevant matches
        • Energy and Mines - ENM3040: Energy & the Environment
        • Energy and Mines - ENS3130: Sustainable Energy
        • Energy and the Environment 3040
        • Sustainable Energy 3130
  • British Columbia
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    • Grade 9
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      • Science
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        • Science 9: Electric current is the flow of electric charge.
  • Manitoba
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    • Grade 9
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      • Science
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        • Senior 1 Science: Nature of Electricity
      • Technological Education
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        • Exploration of Sustainable Energy: Awareness of Sustainability
    • Grade 10
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      • Technological Education
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        • Introduction to Sustainable Energy:Awareness of Sustainability
    • Grade 11
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      • Technological Education
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        • Sustainable Energy: Electrical Systems: Awareness of Sustaainability
        • Sustainable Energy: Electrical Systems: Sustainability
    • Grade 12
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      • Geography
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        • World Geography: A Human Perspective - World Resources, Energy, and Environment
  • New Brunswick
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    • Grade 10
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      • Science
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        • Learning and Living Sustainably (STSE)
        • Science 10 Science for Sustainable Societies
        • Science 10 Science for Sustainable Societies: The Nature of Science
    • Grade 12
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      • Environmental Science
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        • Introduction to Environmental Science 120: Investigating Environmental Issues
  • Newfoundland & Labrador
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    • Grade 9
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      • Science
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        • Electricity
      • Technological Education
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        • Energy and Power Technology: Basic Skills
        • Energy and Power Technology: Big Ideas
  • Northwest Territories
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    • Grade 9
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        • Electrical Principles and Technologies
  • Nova Scotia
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    • Grade 9
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      • Science
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        • Science 9: Characteristics of Electricity
  • Nunavut
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      • Science
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        • Electrical Principles and Technologies
        • Knowledge and Employability Science: Electrical Principles and Technologies (Science and Technology Emphasis)
  • Ontario
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    • Grade 9
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      • Science
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        • Physics Principles and Applications of Electricity
    • Grade 11
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      • Environmental Science
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        • Environmental Science (Univ/College Prep.) Conservation of Energy
        • Environmental Science (Workplace Prep.) Energy Conservation
    • Grade 12
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      • Science
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        • Science (Workplace Preparation): Electricity At Home And At Work
  • Quebec
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    • Grade 9
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      • Science & Technology
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        • Applied Science & Technology: The Technological World
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        • Applied Science & Technology:The Material World
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        • Science and the Environment: The Material World
  • Saskatchewan
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    • Grade 9
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      • Science
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        • Science 9: Physical Science: Characteristics of Electricity
  • Yukon Territory
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    • Grade 9
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      • Science
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        • Science 9: Electric current is the flow of electric charge.

Themes Addressed

  • Energy (3)

    • Alternative Energy
    • Energy Generation
    • Energy Use