How do scientists know that acid rain damages crops? How do scientists know that plants need sunlight? Scientists know because they follow a process that ensures their results are reliable. This is called the scientific method.
Through building our understanding of the elements that make up the world, you will learn to balance the positives and negatives new products offer. With a lot of understanding and a little luck, you can work towards creating a sustainable planet.
The work of inventors like Tesla and Edison have made our current tech-based lifestyle a reality. An understanding of electricity will bring you face to face with provincial decisions around energy production and pollution. The decisions you make will shape our province for the decades to come.
The concept of environmental stewardship and care for our planet has been a much more interesting topic in recent years as we begin to realize that the damage we may be inflicting on the Earth may be more long-term than we thought. You will begin your journey through a virtual field trip to the southernmost point in Canada.
In the last 100 years, science and technology have led the way as we now support human life living in space, visiting the moon and discover knowledge inferring how our planet was formed. We will begin by learning to recognize objects in the night sky and carefully move into the realm of space exploration.