FirstWave resources

Register on FirstWave to find out more about our programs, workshops and materials! Our resources provide everything you’ll need to meet prescribed learning outcomes while teaching your students about energy, where our electricity comes from, electrical safety and the environment. Each of these resources will earn your class water drops which you can donate to support a cause in B.C. Attend a workshop and receive all of the materials at no cost!

Energy Explorers

  • Kindergarten
  • Earn up to 50,000 water drops

Kindergarten students explore energy conservation, caring for our Earth actions and electrical safety through a collection of fun, hands-on activities and engaging classroom resources.

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Energy Detectives

  • Grades 1 to 3
  • Earn up to 50,000 water drops

Teach the value of energy conservation and electrical safety with a story and materials that will engage and educate your students.

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Energy Connections

  • Grade 7
  • Earn up to 50,000 water drops

Learn about electromagnetism and the environmental impacts of generating electricity through hands-on experiments and inquiry projects that culminate in a Generation Fair.

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Take Action

  • Grades 4 to 7
  • Earn up to 50,000 water drops

Take Action: A Campaign Planning Guide is an inquiry-based guide to taking action in the school community. It is designed to spark interest about conservation and the environment.

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Energy Investigations

  • Grade 9
  • Earn up to 50,000 water drops

Hands-on learning activities paired with a discovery-oriented approach and a classroom electricity kit present principles of electricity, electrical safety and energy conservation.

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Primary

Earth Day

Earth Day

  • Grades 1-7
  • 1,000 water drops

Celebrate Earth Day and empower students to take action in helping to protect the environment on Earth Day and every day.

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World Environment Day

World Environment Day

  • Grades K-7
  • 1,400 water drops

Celebrate World Environment Day with place-based activities that use the outdoors as a classroom. Students take a sensory exploration of the school grounds and reflect on their connection to nature and caring for the environment.

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Be Safe with Electricity

Be Safe with Electricity

  • Grades 2-3
  • 1,200 water drops

Teach your students about staying safe with electricity and have them create posters for the classroom.

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Electrical Safety Tips for All Students

Electrical Safety Tips for All Students

  • Grades K-12
  • 1,000 water drops

A brochure for children and their families to encourage discussion about electrical and water safety. Now available in French.

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Life Cycle Game: Pond Creatures

Life Cycle Game: Pond Creatures

  • Grades 1-2
  • 1,000 water drops

Learn about the life cycles of pond creatures by playing board games and taking on the role of a frog, turtle or dragonfly.

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Pinwheels and Water Wheels

Pinwheels and Water Wheels

  • Grades 1-3
  • 1,100 water drops

Make pinwheels and compare them to water wheels while learning about electricity and how it is made in B.C.

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Water Week

Water Week

  • Grades 1-12
  • 1,400 water drops

Celebrate Canada Water Week and discover the connection between water, the ways we use it and how it connects to conservation.

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Intermediate

Earth Day

Earth Day

  • Grades 1-7
  • 1,000 water drops

Celebrate Earth Day and empower students to take action in helping to protect the environment on Earth Day and every day.

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World Environment Day

World Environment Day

  • Grades K-7
  • 1,400 water drops

Celebrate World Environment Day with place-based activities that use the outdoors as a classroom. Students take a sensory exploration of the school grounds and reflect on their connection to nature and caring for the environment.

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Electrical Safety

Electrical Safety

  • Grades 4-7
  • 1,500 water drops

Students watch a slideshow and create PA announcements to help the school community stay safe around electricity.

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Electrical Safety Tips for All Students

Electrical Safety Tips for All Students

  • Grades K-12
  • 1,000 water drops

A brochure for children and their families to encourage discussion about electrical and water safety. Now available in French.

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Follow the Flow

Follow the Flow

  • Grade 6
  • 1,700 water drops

Watch a video, look at photos and create a comic strip to learn about how electricity is made.

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How Much Water is There?

How Much Water is There?

  • Grades 4-7
  • 1,400 water drops

How much fresh water is available on Earth? Find out how we use water every day and how we can conserve it.

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Revelstoke Dam Visitor Centre

Revelstoke Dam Visitor Centre

  • Grades 4-7
  • 3,000 water drops

Take your students on a field trip to the Revelstoke Dam Visitor Centre for a high energy adventure that takes you up-close to the 175-metre tall dam. Use these pre-trip lessons, field-trip activities and post-trip lessons to get the most out of your visit to the Revelstoke Dam Visitor Centre.

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Stave Falls: Power and Place

Stave Falls: Power and Place

  • Grades 4-7
  • 3,000 water drops

Take a trip to the Stave Falls Visitor Centre with educational content to introduce your students to this unique powerhouse.

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Water Week

Water Week

  • Grades 1-12
  • 1,400 water drops

Celebrate Canada Water Week and discover the connection between water, the ways we use it and how it connects to conservation.

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Weather and Climate

Weather and Climate

  • Grades 4-5
  • 1,100 water drops

Investigate local weather reports, make links between the weather and climate change and pledge to care for the environment.

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Secondary

Electrical Safety For High School Students

Electrical Safety For High School Students

  • Grades 8-12
  • 1,400 water drops

Arm your high school students with knowledge that will help them stay safe around electricity and partner with your required trades curriculum.

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Electrical Safety Tips for All Students

Electrical Safety Tips for All Students

  • Grades K-12
  • 1,000 water drops

A brochure for children and their families to encourage discussion about electrical and water safety. Now available in French.

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Voices from Two Rivers

Voices from Two Rivers

  • Grades 8-12
  • 1,700 water drops

Have your students learn about an important piece of B.C. history with resources and materials that are hands-on, fun and engaging.

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Water Week

Water Week

  • Grades 1-12
  • 1,400 water drops

Celebrate Canada Water Week and discover the connection between water, the ways we use it and how it connects to conservation.

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FirstWave offers you all this and much more