EcoKids is a free, environmental education program that offers curriculum-linked materials and activities for Canadian elementary schools to engage in environmental action. The resource has a number of games, activities and homework to teach students the basics of renewable energy.
The Global Atlas is an online Geographic Information System (GIS) linked to a number of data centers located around the world. As of 2014, more than 1, 000 datasets are referenced by the catalog of the Global Atlas. All the information in the Catalog can be accessed directly from the Global Atlas GIS interface. The [...]
This resource offers plenty of information on solar cooking as well as instructions to build your own solar oven. This would make a great classroom exercise
This is a calculate your carbon dioxide emissions page. This site also promotes energy conservation by listing many things you can do at home.
Out of California, this organization offers curriculum and solar kits for sale while offering accredited teacher training workshops in Renewable Energy for California teachers
In this resource find classroom activities, a calendar of events, kits, competitions, continuing education opportunities, and general information on renewables.
This resource is the Bonneville Power Association's 3rd - 8th grade curriculum for energy conservation
This resource is an independent statistics and analysis on energy in the U.S. This resource has lots of information, and plenty of graphs, charts, and maps that can be used in lesson plans or projects.
Population Education, a program of Population Connection, is the only national program with a strong emphasis on curriculum and professional development for K-12 educators that focuses on human population issues. The program has developed age-appropriate curricula to complement students’ science and social science instruction about human population trends and their impacts on natural resources, environmental [...]
Here you'll find many creative lesson plans, labs, projects and other activities for grades K-12 on energy-related topics. Incorporate them into your classroom and prepare your students for a greener future! Please see 'find more resources', including the DOE's Energy Principles and Fundamental Concepts framework to help inform your curriculum. This is a good resource [...]