Contained in this section is a selection of useful resources for teachers, students and parents. Discover what educational information is available for the electricity and energy sectors.
ATCO Electric's Teaching Power Tools include a variety of electricity educational materials for use with students from grades four to six.
Canadian Nuclear Association - Nuclear Science Technology High School Curriculum website is a tool developed to explain concepts, issues and people related to energy and in particular nuclear energy. The website was developed for the public, for teachers and specifically for students in grades 9—12.
Electricity Sector Council - Bright Futures BC website is a tool developed to raise awareness in talented young students of the diverse and exciting career opportunities in the electricity sector so they can make informed decisions about their futures. The website offeres teachers' lesson plans and student guides.
Electricity Sector Council - Labour Market Information Fact Sheet for Educational Institutions provides 2008 labour market statistics for the electricity sector.
Ontario Power Authority - Kid's Corner offers resources that can be used by students to achieve expectations from the Grade 6 Understanding Matter and Energy strand, "Electricity and Electrical Devices" topic, in The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 1-8: Science and Technology.
Youth Science Foundation Canada exists to help Canadian youth develop skills and knowledge for excellence in science and technology. It showcases an annual Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF), held on a rotating basis across Canada. Over 450 students and 200 adult delegates participate in the annual event, with awards totalling more than $130,000 in cash, scholarships, trips and other prizes.