Power to Explore is a medieval-themed program that helps students develop skills to make healthy food and drink choices.

About Power to Explore

Power to Explore is a medieval-themed classroom nutrition education program that helps students develop skills to make  food and drink choices. Students progress through the lessons by reading the story of Sir Wonderlaine, a medieval knight on a quest that challenges students to make decisions in their own everyday lives. The program’s assessment activities and goal setting are specifically designed to help students establish positive, life-long practices in eating.

Resources & Materials

Curriculum Connections

Learn about nutrition in accordance with Manitoba’s physical education and health education curriculum, while also teaching and building upon other school subjects. Check out how – download the Power to Explore Manitoba Curriculum Integration Charts:

Additional Program Resources

These free resources will also be provided to workshop participants:

  • Teacher’s Guide – Includes teaching ideas and student activities, plus a comic book resource
  • CD-ROM – Contains student activity sheets designed for use with Smartboard
  • Ideas for fun and healthy classroom snacks (and samples of course!)
  • A Make and Take – basic Measuring Station Kit

Shop Support Materials

Visit the Dairy Farmers of Manitoba online store to order support materials such as a Medieval Times and Modern Day Poster and other helpful learning resources.

Further Information

Visit the Dairy Farmers of Manitoba website for more information about program resources, curriculum connections, support material, additional activities, home connections and more.

"This comprehensive workshop provides teachers with nutrition information relevant to the curriculum. It’s packed with hands-on activities for students that are both fun and educational."

– Bev King, William S. Patterson School

“Very hands-on and interactive with helpful resources that are ready to go. Excellent workshop!”

“The free materials are easy to implement and are useful for a variety of different learning styles.”

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