Teachers’ resources

We offer educational resources to introduce energy concepts to schools in our service area and support the Manitoba kindergarten to grade 12 education curriculum. All of our services and educational resources are free of charge.

If you have any questions, or would like to order materials offered below or book a professional development presentation or in-service, email us.


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Safety around Electricity & Natural Gas (PDF, 4.6 MB).

Learn what electricity is, how hydropower is produced, and how electricity and natural gas travels. Activities provide students with knowledge about electrical and natural gas safety indoors and out.

Cool science with Manitoba Hydro (PDF, 5.9 MB).

Protecting plants, animals and environment.
Learn about the science used to protect and respect Manitoba wildlife. Puzzles and activities help reinforce the messages.

Manitoba’s energy supply: good for Manitobans, good for our environment (PDF, 2 MB).

Activity book that helps students understand renewable and non-renewable sources of energy, recognize the importance of energy conservation, and create action plans to reduce energy consumption.

A History of Electric Power in Manitoba (PDF, 5.3 MB).

Milestones of the electrical industry in Manitoba, complete with archival photographs.
Only available as PDF.

Set of 6 teacher resources sheets:

  1. Manitoba’s electricity supply (PDF, 276 KB);
  2. Environmental stewardship (PDF, 293 KB);
  3. Efficient use of energy (PDF, 114 KB);
  4. Reliable power and predictable rates (PDF, 125 KB);
  5. Greenhouse gas emissions (PDF, 146 KB);
  6. Working with communities to provide sustainable benefits (PDF, 252 KB).
Energy & Safety wheel – Grades 3-8

Energy & Safety wheel – Grades 3 to 8.

Energy facts about hydropower in Manitoba as well as electrical /natural gas safety tips.
Wheels must be ordered; printed PDF is not functional.

Teaching about Electricity – Grade 9

Teaching about Electricity – Grade 9.

Developed in partnership with the University of Winnipeg and Manitoba Hydro, this CD can assist teachers in achieving the learning outcomes for the Electricity cluster outcomes in the Manitoba Grade 9 Science curriculum.
CD must be ordered.

Safety around Dams – Grades 6-8

Safety around Dams – Grades 6 to 8 (PDF, 1.8 MB).

Activity booklet about public safety around hydroelectric dams and generating stations.

Carbon monoxide safety – Grades 7-12

Carbon monoxide safety – Grades 7 to 12 (PDF, 259 KB).

Install a carbon monoxide (CO) detector and know what to do if it alarms. This brochure also reviews the signs and symptoms of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning and includes tips on keeping CO out of the home.

Everyone can save energy – Grades K-3

Everyone can save energy – Grades K to 3 (PDF, 5 MB).

Colouring book featuring Electrosaurus, the energy efficient dinosaur. Shows children how to save energy.

Everyone can save energy – Grades 2-6

Everyone can save energy – Grades 2 to 6 (PDF, 722 KB).

Activity book featuring Electrosaurus, the energy efficient dinosaur. Contains crosswords and word scrambles relating to energy issues.


School tours

Manitoba Electrical Museum & Education Centre

Visit or book a group tour at the Manitoba Electrical Museum & Education Centre in Winnipeg.

Youth safety presentations

From January to April, we provide educational presentations for Winnipeg Grade 6 classes about the safe use of electricity and the dangers of electrical and natural gas equipment.

Presentations are held at the Manitoba Electrical Museum & Education Centre, 680 Harrow Street.

In addition to the safety presentation, students will tour the museum to learn about hydroelectric development in Manitoba. The program is free and supports the Grade 6 Science curriculum. Please allow 2 hours for your visit.

Louie the Lightning Bug®

Louie the Lightning Bug graphic

Louie the Lightning Bug® makes learning about electrical and natural gas safety fun for kids. Print these pages to help kids learn to play safe every day.