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Exploring Canada’s Energy Future

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How much do you know about Canada’s energy system?

Students will get the chance to explore data that predicts Canada’s energy future. They will then investigate statements made about energy demand and production in Canadian provinces and territories, using Canada Energy Regulator visualizations.

This program works best if the students have access to electronic devices: laptops, Chromebooks, tablets (smartphones are not ideal, but will work if no other devices are available). One device per one to three students is recommended.

This program is adapted from the Exploring Canada’s Energy Future Teacher Guide by Let’s Talk Energy.

Note: This program is virtual via Zoom, Google Meet, or the platform of your choice.

Curriculum links

This program will cover the following curriculum-related topics and themes across a range of grade levels. The content can be adapted, based on the needs of the group.

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Energy Environmental Sustainability
Sources of Energy
Sources of energy production in Canada’s provinces and territories.

Energy Production
How possible interventions might affect Canada’s energy production in the future.

Energy Consumption
How energy is used in Canada.
Sustainable Energy Systems
Interventions that may lead to more sustainable energy systems.
Geography Data
Influence of the various characteristics of Canadian regions on energy production and consumption.

Managing Resources
Impacts of resource policy, resource management, and consumer choices on sustainability in Canada.
Data Visualization
Types of graphs that are best suited to represent different sets of data.

Data Analysis
Drawing conclusions from data presented in various ways. Interpreting the story that the data tells.

Teacher tips

An educator from the museum will connect with your classroom using videoconferencing software. Through your web camera and the chat feature, the educator will see and interact with the students throughout the session. See the attached document for tips and tricks for connecting with your class.

Planning Your Virtual Field Trip (PDF)

After you book your program, we will provide information about the program set up and any supplies you/your students will need to maximize your experience.


$100 ($50 for additional programs)*

We request a maximum of 35 students or one classroom per session, in order maximize the educator’s ability to interact with your students.

* If you are booking additional programs for the same day and at the same museum, a $50 discount will be applied to subsequent programs.


Booking requests can be made through our Online Programs Reservation Request Form.

You can also connect directly to our Customer Relations team:


Phone: 613-991-3053 or 1-866-442-4416

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Program Details

Canada Science and Technology Museum
Grade Level:
Grade 7 - Grade 12 (Ontario), Secondary Cycle 1 - Secondary Cycle 2 (Quebec).
$100 ($50 for additional programs)*
60 minutes
Dates Offered
Available until end of June 2021
Max Group Size
Program Location
At Your School