Sustainable Energy – NICEXAMS” Some solutions are relatively simple and would provide economic benefits: implementing measures to conserve energy, putting a price on carbon through taxes and cap-and-trade and shifting from fossil fuels to clean and renewable energy sources.” 

–David Suzuki

Renewable Energy Education Kit

Full kit available at the LRC

SES 2019 EOI

Student Energy | Student Energy


Students energy encourages youth engagement with energy:  In the industry, in global forums, and their communities.  Students should have a voice wherever their future is being determined.

This page is a good resources for learning about different methods of both traditional energy sources and sustainable energy sources.  Use it as a tool to build your own lesson or a resource students can use to dive deeper in to their own research.  Includes videos of a verity of alternative energy sources.

Climate Change Solutions

A Manitoba based site that dives into various climate topics from energy, to water, to clothing and food.  The icon will take you to a direct link to the energy section of the site.  Also check out the other educational resources HERE.

WWF-Canada (@WWFCanada) | TwitterWWF-Canada supports the transition to habitat-friendly renewable energy. These projects must take into consideration the needs of both wildlife and communities.

Vancouver BC Networking Meet-Up — Women in Renewable Energy  Cool It! Climate Leadership Training | BC Sustainable Energy ...

COOL IT! Energy Challenge     

The following resources can assist you as a teacher or parent in educating children about climate change, and how to reduce your carbon footprint.  

For children involved in the Cool It! Challenge through their school, many of these resources will help you complete some of the actions on the Challenge form and continue those actions into the future!

CONGRATULATIONS Royston Elementary for being the 2019 challenge champions!

Energy4me Logo Vector - (.SVG + .PNG) - GetLogo.NetA review of different energy sources available.  Resource gives a summary of how the source is formed, where the source comes from, the history of the source, the use of the type of energy, demand, safety and the environment. 

Second site more updates here.

Clean Energy BC - Developing a viable clean power industry in ...

Clean energy BC provides information on a variety of different renewable energy sources and provide examples of projects around the province.  Utilize this resource to help support student inquiry into different renewable energy sources and what is happening right now in BC.

Includes information on:

  • Wind power
  • Solar
  • Geo-thermal
  • Large hydro
  • Bio-mass
  • Run-of-river
  • Tidal
  • Wave

Maple Syrup Inquiry

One of the best ways to teach high school students about renewable energy technologies is to get hands-on by building working models. In this fun, engaging science program, high school students will learn how to build a wind turbine, solar oven, hydroelectric generator or biogas generator—so they can see firsthand how applied science is helping create a more sustainable future. This program also features lessons for middle-school students.

With curriculum resources for every province and territory, our lessons and detailed construction plans give you all the tools you need to spark interest in and engage your students with a hands-on experience of renewable energy technologies.

Units include:

  • Wind Energy
  • Solar heat & electricity
  • Water Power
  • Biogas
  • Renewable energy

Budget of NASA - WikipediaWeather And Climate | NASA Climate Kids

This resource is best for our younger grades. It includes some activities, questions, games, and videos.  Take and look and explore and discover some of the other topics it covers outside of Energy. 

March 13, 2020: Government of Canada Press Releases — Ward 9 Great Neighbourhoods Calgary – Gian-Carlo CarraRenewable Energy

The government of Canada’s renewable energy site gives an over view of renewable energy sources, they include energy generated from solar, wind, geothermal, hydropower and ocean resources, solid biomass, biogas and liquid biofuels.   The site will help provide reliable Canadian content about alternative energies for any student research project.