Additional Educational Resources
Activities you can do at home
Our Let's Learn series offers family-friendly educational activities and resources to help exercise your brain while keeping the kids entertained. Each post has a different theme related to Lake Winnipeg and offers different types of resources and activities including colouring sheets, activity pages, videos, interactive online activites and experiments you can do at home. Let's Learn about Lake Winnipeg!
Water stewardship and Manitoba K to 12 curricula
LWF is currently working to identify and vet existing resources to determine their usefulness to local educators, using the Lake Winnipeg Health Plan and the Manitoba curricula as guiding criteria. We will be updating this page as capacity allows with links to these resources, plus other options for deepened student engagement. Stay tuned and check back soon!
Lake Winnipeg resource guides: Created by Manitoba Education and Training’s Education for Sustainable Development department, these documents provide information about Lake Winnipeg and create opportunities to explore the complexity of issues associated with its health.
- Lake Winnipeg Water Stewardship: A Resource for Grade 8 Science
- Lake Winnipeg: A Resource for Grade 12 Interdisciplinary Topics in Science
Resources for Rethinking: Created by Learning for a Sustainable Future, this free, online database of relevant, peer-reviewed curriculum resources relating to education for sustainable development is easily searchable by jurisdiction, grade level, subject and theme.
For music educators
Music creates new opportunities for students to learn about our great lake. Rise and Shine, Lake Winnipeg, is an original song co-written by Rod Palson and Lorne Martin, residents of Riverton and Husavik, Manitoba, respectively. We are pleased to offer choral score of this song at no cost to music educators and choral directors.
Rise and Shine, Lake Winnipeg is available in four keys to accommodate a variety of applications and accompaniments. Each score also contains a simplified lead sheet featuring only lyrics, main vocal melody and chords.
Scores are available for free download (below) or in hard copy by request.
Please note, quantities of hard copies are extremely limited and will be offered only while supplies last.
Rise and Shine, Lake Winnipeg choral score - A major
Rise and Shine, Lake Winnipeg choral score - B major
Rise and Shine, Lake Winnipeg choral score - Bb major
Rise and Shine, Lake Winnipeg choral score - C major