Grade 6 science program

The Manitoba Electrical Museum & Education Centre is an educational experience for students in many subject areas at any grade level. In particular, museum tours can help teachers meet curriculum outcomes in the Grade 6 science Electricity unit.

Students will learn:

  • the history of hydroelectric development in Manitoba;
  • the importance of using electricity safely;
  • the impact of electricity on daily life;
  • current and static electricity;
  • electromagnetism;
  • insulators and conductors;
  • transformation of motion into electricity and electricity into motion;
  • renewable and non-renewable sources of energy;
  • energy consumption and conservation.

Hours and rates

Tours are available Tuesday to Thursday between 9:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Allow 2 full hours for your visit.

Fee is $4 per student, payable by cheque to the Manitoba Electrical Museum Incorporated. There is no charge for teachers, support staff, and/or parent helpers.

Booking information

  • Book a minimum of 3 weeks in advance for guided tours. Please provide at least 2 date options.
  • Maximum 60 students per booking. The students will be divided into 2 groups with different starting points for the first hour and switch for the second hour.
  • We require 5 business days’ notice to cancel or reschedule.
  • We do not have a lunch facility.

For more information or to book the Grade 6 program, contact us at 204-360-7983.