Environment Week is June 1st to 7th!

Download free Environment Week classroom materials which include activities for kindergarten, primary and intermediate grades.

By downloading the materials, you are supporting the protection of endangered animals in B.C.

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* Environment Week lessons and materials are only available to educators at schools within BC Hydro's service territory. See Terms and Conditions

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materials and online tools to use in the classroom
Plan lessons, track progress and use hands-on materials to support learning. FirstWave tools


to sustainability in British Columbia
Every resource downloaded and every lesson taught helps a cause in B.C. Your class can help

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Provincial water drops
collected so far

Schools that have recently collected drops:

Central Middle School 6 hours, 25 minutes ago
Uplands Elementary 6 hours, 55 minutes ago
Cascade Heights Elementary 8 hours, 44 minutes ago
Lake Cowichan Secondary 11 hours, 25 minutes ago
Shannon Lake Elementary 13 hours, 25 minutes ago
W L Mcleod Elementary 14 hours, 31 minutes ago

Something to share with your students

Need something to show your class today? Use this video to demonstrate how your students get their electricity and why water is an important component to energy sustainability in British Columbia.

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