The WDM is a proud member of the Museum Associate Partner Program in "Let's Talk Energy," sponsored by the Canada Science and Technology Museum.
Let's Talk Energy is a national, multi-year program that aims to bring together a network of institutions from across Canada, including museums, in an effort to increase energy literacy.
by Innovation (above)
This exhibit at the Saskatoon WDM explores the world of alternate fuel vehicles. Some are homegrown in Saskatchewan; others came from beyond our borders. From the practical to the fanciful, all reflect a spirit of innovation.
The Lux Turbine
Glen Lux, as Saskatoon innovator, won first place in the Sustainable Technologies category in NASA's "Create the Future Design" contest in 2013.
Winds of Change
Three turbines have been installed outside the WDM Saskatoon and connected
to the Saskatoon Light and Power electrical grid. Indoors, a
permanent interactive exhibit, explains how the turbines generate
electricity, tracks the amount of electrical energy
currently being produced by the turbines, and offers a
history of wind power in
Better Buildings (below)
This 2 hour, hands-on workshop for Grade 7 students explores the concepts of heat and temperature through the practical application of making our homes more energy efficient. It was developed collaboratively by the Saskatchewan Environmental Society, the WDM, VerEco Homes, with assistance from Saskatoon Public School Division, and Sun Ridge Group. It was sponsored by SaskEnergy and SaskPower.
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