What can you do to help the climate crisis? Become a data scientist and see how machine learning can create a green energy forecast to help you make smart choices about your energy use.
Machine Learning is a powerful tool that we can use to help tackle the big problems, like the current climate crisis. Students will explore how it works by analyzing data and creating a forecast of local energy use, empowering them to make data-driven, personal decisions to reduce their carbon footprint.
Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9
Grade 7 Science – Electricity
Many curricular competencies from Science and ADST are incorporated.
- 9:30AM, 10:45AM, 1:30PM
- October 2023 - June 2024
Check out what requirements you’ll need to host a workshop in General Online Workshop Information.
Pre-workshop Activity (optional)
- Explore BC Hydro’s activity What Do You Know About Electricity.
Green Energy Forecast Technology Requirements
- Each student will need a computer device (eg. laptop, chromebook, desktop) with internet access and a webpage open to menti.com.
The site we will be using for the activity does not work on tablets. We reserve the right to cancel with workshop if you join with incorrect technology.
Required Post-Workshop Survey
You will be required to complete a demographic survey upon completion of this workshop. For more information about why we are collecting this information, visit our Tech-Up page.