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Welcome back to a new school year. We hope you had a great summer.

We have been busy updating our resources on FirstWave to align with the new curriculum.

FirstWave resources support classroom learning, engage students with both online and hands-on materials and turn student activities into drops that support education programs.


FirstWave is a resource and learning platform for online and in-class safety, conservation and science education.
As a teacher, you can...


lesson plans, resources and activities
Monday-morning-ready lesson plans mean you can start the very next day!
  FirstWave resources


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


to education in British Columbia
Every resource downloaded and every lesson taught helps us choose curriculum projects. Your class can help

FirstWave offers you all this and much more

The FirstWave community

Our progress


Provincial water drops
collected so far

Schools that have recently collected drops:

York House School 4 hours, 10 minutes ago
Hjorth Road Elementary 19 hours, 47 minutes ago
Heritage Park Secondary 1 day, 5 hours ago
Quilchena Elementary 1 day, 7 hours ago
Mary Jane Shannon Elementary 3 days, 3 hours ago
Departure Bay Elementary 3 days, 6 hours 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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