Parachute Brain Waves Coordinator and Volunteer Resources

This page is a hub for Brain Waves Coordinators across Canada. The English and French resources needed to coordinate and deliver Brain Waves can be found on this page. If you have additional questions, or ideas for resources we should add to this page, please contact brainwaves@parachutecanada.org

Parachute Brain Waves Flyer

Parachute Brain Waves - Parent/Caregiver Resource EN/FR

Parachute Brain Waves Coordinator Manual

The Coordinator Manual is a source of reference and direction for community members looking to coordinate Brain Waves in their community. It guides Coordinators through the process of school and volunteer recruitment, budgeting, purchasing materials and collecting surveys.

Parachute Brain Waves Volunteer Instructor Guide EN/FR

The Volunteer Instructor Guide is geared to everyone presenting Brain Waves The Guide details Brain Waves activities and provides the content needed to present educational components like the Sense modules and Helmet Fitting demonstration.

Parachute Brain Waves Activity Booklet EN/FR

The Activity Booklet will provided to students who take part in a Brain Waves presentation. It is available in English and French. If you would like hard copies of the booklet, please contact your Brain Waves Coordinator. 

Parachute Brain Waves feedback

Feedback from all Brain Waves participants is vital for Parachute to determine what is going well, and what can be improved. Feedback forms are available for teachers, volunteers, and Coordinators. 2017 forms can be accessed below:

Parachute Brain Waves PowerPoint Presentation 

Parachute Brain Waves Slide Deck - Powerpoint EN/FR

Some schools prefer to use powerpoint presentations instead of acetates or overhead slides. Please see attached for a Brain Waves PowerPoint presentation.

Jello Brain recipe EN/FR

The activity Brain Waves students look forward to most! Please see recipe and instructions to make a Jello Brain Mold! Please note the recipe measurements and ingredients will provide for the most realistic "Brain". Substituting ingredients may result in your Jello not solidifying correctly.

Parachute Brain Waves Classroom FAQ - EN only

Brain Waves can spark interesting, funny and even odd questions about all things related to the brain. Here are some answers to the difficult questions volunteers have received during Brain Waves.