Experiencing and learning in one creative package

Teachers and educators:

Book an experiential field trip for your class.

The Manitoba Electrical Museum & Education Centre is set in a working substation and offers an entertaining way to facilitate learning in many subject areas, at any grade level. Students will be captivated and engaged in a setting where they experience the wonders of electricity first-hand and where artifacts, exhibits and demonstrations provide a unique learning experience.

We offer specially designed curriculum-based programming with measurable learning outcomes for Grade 6 and Grade 9 students.

Grade 6 Science Program
This two hour guided tour and classroom presentation supports Science and Cluster 3: Electricity.  The fee is $4 per student.  There is no charge for attending teachers, support staff, and parent helpers.

Grade 9 Science Program
This guided tour and classroom presentation is an hour and a half long and supports Senior 1 Science and Cluster 3: The Nature of Electricity. The fee is $3 per student. There is no charge for attending teachers, support staff, and parent helpers.

All Grade Levels
Guided tours for all other grades and home-schooled students are $3 per student. There is no charge for teachers, support staff, and parent helpers.  The program will be tailored to your students’ educational requirements and interest.

Tour times
Monday to Friday – Morning or afternoon by arrangement. 

What students will experience and see:
– the history of hydroelectric development in Manitoba
– the impact of electricity on daily life
– safety around electricity
– the transformation of motion into electricity and electricity into motion
– current and static electricity
– electromagnetism
– the function of insulators and conductors
– renewable and non-renewable sources of energy
– energy consumption and conservation

 

View a map of our galleries

Call 204-360-7905 to reserve your time.

Book Your Tour

We can accommodate up to 60 students. Large groups may be divided into smaller groups with different starting points in the tour so your group completes the tour at the same time. Please book three weeks in advance and provide two date options.  We require five business days notice to cancel or reschedule.

Call 204-360-7905 to reserve your time.

Note: The museum is not equipped with a lunch area.

 

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