Over 300 classes registered to participate in BC Hydro's Electrical Safety Day on May 17, 2017.

Our annual event takes place in May to promote electrical safety awareness at school, at home and in the community.

If you missed taking part, the activity will be available on FirstWave until the end of May. Please remember to complete the survey for a chance to win $300 towards school supplies (random draw).

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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

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Our progress


Provincial water drops
collected so far

Schools that have recently collected drops:

Gray Elementary 2 hours, 35 minutes ago
Maaqtusiis School 4 hours, 2 minutes ago
Burnaby Mountain Secondary 4 hours, 13 minutes ago
Langley Christian 4 hours, 23 minutes ago
Shaughnessy Elementary 6 hours, 57 minutes ago
North Saanich Middle School 1 day, 14 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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