Natural Resources (NAT)

Oil and Gas Exploration

Students will develop the knowledge and skills to be effective decision makers, project planners, participants, and leaders in school and community activities that promote the sustainable use of natural resources and a detailed understanding of Alberta’s Oil and Gas Exploration.

Students will investigate topics in environmental stewardship, resource exploration, processing, natural resources, and resource management through experiential, inquiry based learning.

Students will be encouraged to work collaboratively with fellow students as well as field and industry experts. Projects developed by students involve investigating current uses of natural resources and exploration with analysis of the local environment, energy systems and occupational areas related to this industry. In addition to the block schedule, students will also be offered field experiences with industry that are provided via the open seminar schedule.

Classes and detailed information:

  • Exploratory (Environmental Stewardship 8 credits available)
  • Exploratory (Oil and Gas Exploration 5 credits available – additional credits in development
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