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EES Outreach

The School of Earth, Environment & Society offers many outreach events and opportunities throughout the year. For more information about any of the activities listed, please email Luc Bernier.

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Grade 11 and 12 high school classes are invited to visit McMaster University and participate in any of the following lectures during the school year.

  • ENVIRSC 1G03 – Earth and the Environment
  • ENVIRSC 1C03 – Climate, Water and Environment
  • GEOG 1HA3 – Human Geographies: Society & Culture
  • GEOG 1HB3 – Human Geographies: City & Economy
  • EARTHSC/ENVIRSC/GEOG 2EI3 – Introduction to Environmental Issues
  • EARTHSC 2GG3 – Natural Disasters

For course descriptions, please visit Undergraduate Course Outlines.

Hosted by the School of Earth, Environment & Society, this fall event fulfills part of the Ontario geography curriculum for grade 9, 11 and 12 students. The annual GIS Day is designed for help high school students and their teachers better understand the potential of the field of geomatics. Students can participate in various hands-on computer activities with ArcView, GPS, 3D GeoCAVE and Map Skills. For information on the agenda and how to register, please visit the GIS Day informaton page.

Visit us for a 3D experience in the GeoCAVE (Centre for Advanced Virtual Exploration). It is an introduction to spatial science using GoogleEarth and our state-of-the-art 3D projection facilities. Students can participate in 3D virtual tours and demonstrations that use the most impressive Geography, Environmental and Earth Science sites in the world. Geographers and Earth Scientists help students view the complexities and wonder of the planet with new eyes.

Students will learn how science is applied to studying the physical environment. They can also learn about the numerous career opportunities associated with a B.Sc. in Earth and Environmental Science. For more information, please contact Luc Bernier (