- Energy and the Environment -
Alliance to Save Energy
Green Schools Project
A comprehensive program designed for K-12 schools that creates energy awareness, enhances experiential learning, and saves schools money on energy costs.
Free for teachers: hands-on, multidisciplinary lesson plans in the area of energy.
Energy Ed online
Teaching tools and information on Energy in topics like science, economics, social science, and the environment. It provides useful resources to teach students concepts like how energy flows through systems and how to use energy more efficiently, as well as practical activities like how to harness solar power. You can also reach out to Wisconsin teachers interested in energy education through the site.
Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)
"Ask a Scientist"
Note: You will need to download NCSA Telnet [Mac] plug-in to connect. Then you can click on NEWTON BBS© to telnet and explore NEWTON.
California Energy Commission
Web site for energy educational materials [lots of good stuff].
Links to other energy education sites
California Environmental Education Interagency Network (CEEIN)
Resources for Environmental Education.
School Energy Doctor
Environmental Education Resources on the Internet
Professional resources, class resources, organizations & projects, environmental information, grants & jobs, net services, and more.
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Home Energy Saver
Enter your zip code and learn the best ways to save energy in your home. From Lawrence Berkeley National Labs (LBNL).
A family science PBS TV program with extensive educational materials for teachers
Solar cooker project
San Diego Gas and Electric
COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP & EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Programs to help advance learning and student achievement. SDG&E works with schools, teachers, parents and local organizations to develop programs that contribute to the educational advancement of our youth.
Science Education Academy of the Bay Area (SEABA)
A 68-member organization provides resources for science educators in San Francisco Bay Area
Second Nature - Education for Sustainability - Every Subject Imaginable!
Educators create customized course reading lists by searching this database of over 2,600 bibliographic references to sustainability, covering 42 topical areas from Agriculture to Water Resources.
Texas State Energy Conservation Office - Especially comprehensive lesson plans, from 4th grade through high school!
Not just for use by Texan's, this web site has one of the best set of lesson plans and corresponding fact sheets I've seen for teachers. It is especially comprehensive, and covers grades 4 - high school. This site also has useful information for anyone interested in renewable energy.
University of California
University of California, Berkeley
Lawrence Hall of Science (University of California)
Great Expectations in Math and Science (GEMS)
Teachers Guides and modules including:
o Global Warming
o Hot water and Warm Homes from the Sun
o Science Education for Public Understanding
o Science and Sustainability
A one year HS science curriculum and includes a good energy module.
University of California, Davis
California Science Project
United States Department of Energy (DOE)
Education Resources Page
The DOE/EREN site specifically for kids
The Energy Information Administration
The EIA has an extensive listing of energy education materials.
Credit for the fine selection of links on this page goes to Rick Diamond of Lawrence Berkeley National Labs (LBNL). Thanks Rick!
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