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Resources For Educational Energy Links
Resources For Educational Energy Links

Energy For Keeps
All about electricity from renewable energy. Designed for grades 6-12.

Energy Center of Wisconsin

On-line curricula and links to other energy education sites. Among the largest state energy education sites available.

Alliance to Save Energy

On-line and downloadable lesson plans

Learn About Energy

Links, projects, lesson plans and more.

California Energy Commission

On-line, colorful teaching materials, downloadable exercises and extensive links.

Energy Smart School

A variety of teaching materials, some of it linked to the Department of Education’s Energy Smart Schools program.

The NEED Project

A national energy education group with a variety of teaching materials and yearly student awards. Sponsors are fossil fuel-based.

National Energy Foundation

Another national energy education group with a variety of teaching materials and teacher education opportunities. Again, sponsors are fossil fuel-based.

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

NREL Resources
The U.S. Department of Energy's NREL offers a handful of teaching resources and has several curriculum enrichment opportunities for teachers.

Energy Education Curriculum Project

Provides a look at how one university developed local-based energy curriculum for 5th and 6th grade classes.

Bonneville Power Administration

Offers a variety of region-specific educational materials about hydropower. Can get a copy of the "Teacher’s Guide to Bonneville Dam," which includes activities.

Environmental Protection Agency

EPA recycling curricula.

Kent WA School District

Grade level curricula developed by Kent School District Staff

Destination Conservation

Canadian non profit organization.

Foundation For Water and Energy Education (FWEE)

Provides information on hydropower in the Pacific Northwest.

Energy Net

Illinois integrated classroom project. Provides on line resources and support.

Planet Energy

Interactive learning environment from England.

Florida Solar Energy Center

Intermediate grade curricula. Solar energy information.

Geothermal Energy Curriculum

Created for the Oregon Department of Energy

Geo-Heat Center

Geothermal Education Office
The Geo-Heat Center in Klamath Falls has local information that might serve as good background. The Geothermal Education Office offers a variety of educational materials focused on geothermal but include other power sources. The office once had materials tailored to Oregon and the Northwest, but they might be out of date.