Energy & Environmental Innovation

  • Part of the Natural Resources (NAT) cluster

Overview

Students will learn how to become innovative change-makers in both their community and their future industries. Students will be exposed to a range of issues, skills and technologies in fields related to:

  • Oil and gas development in Alberta
  • Transitions to alternativeand renewable energies
  • Climate change
  • Local food and urban agriculture production
  • Community development and urban planning
  • Wildlife and biodiversity habitat conservation
  • Sustainable architecture
  • Stewardship of protected lands
  • Water and waste management

Program Delivery

The course is designed to be experiential for students. Each semester there are several field-study trips offered where students will travel to work with industry experts in the fields mentioned above. Students will experience the outdoors as a key component to the class. The rest of the course takes place within an interactive lab setting. Students take care of various gardens, living walls and fish tanks while also working on habitat construction; water, soil and core-rock testing and building design processes.

Behaviour

Students are expected to behave in a professional manner, cleaning up after projects and handing assignments in on time.

Supplies

Students will need to purchase their own field notebooks ($10-$25 cost, depending on style).

Social Studies Combination

SOCIAL 10, 20-1/20-2, 30-1/30-2 in combination with Energy & Environmental InnovationThis is a unique, cutting-edge course where students will take on the curriculum concepts of Social Studies in a real and hands-on way. Students will earn credits in both Social Studies and CTS at the same time.

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