This resource provides an overview and access to a number of learning resources and their curriculum links meant for different school levels. The idea is to utilise technology readily accepted by students today to stimulate interest in energy education through the use of the real time data in classroom analysis.
NREL provides a variety of educational resources to help teachers and parents educate their kids about renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies, including hands-on projects and curriculum suggestions for elementary school, middle school, and high school students. Topics covered include biomass, energy efficiency, solar energy, wind energy, buildings, hydrogen and fuel cells, and transportation.
Energy Quest is the award-winning energy education website of the California Energy Commission. This resource is an interactive fun mode to learn the basics of energy and renewable energy. Students will discover new means of energy production and innovative ways to use less energy. Energy Quest will answer their questions and spur creativity and imagination.
ExploraVision is a science competition that goes beyond the typical student science competition and into what it takes to bring ideas to reality. A teacher will sponsor and lead his/her students as they work in groups of 2 – 4 to simulate real research and development. A teacher will guide his or her students as [...]
This unique elementary school program teaches children that being green can be fun. The elementary program introduces characters in which the students can relate. Sky RE-education programs start by defining the difference between renewable and non-renewable energies. Along with a fun project, they teach students how solar energy works and tips that they can implement [...]
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 is a calculate your carbon dioxide emissions page. This site also promotes energy conservation by listing many things you can do at home.
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.