Generation 180 is a nonprofi working to inspire and equip people to take action on clean energy. The site includes a wealth of resources for engaging student's in exploring how they use energy, understanding how...
A simple reference for all student ages of talk moves and activities that educators can use to facilitate productive academic dialogue around new topics.
Hispanics In Energy (HIE) is a community-driven, non-profit organization designed to facilitate Hispanic inclusion in America’s energy industry. It is a resource for the energy industry, utility companies,...
A multi-day home energy audit lesson which allows students to work with their family to explore energy usage in their homes.
(In Beta) A great high-level data tool which provides maps and data on current and historical regional and national electricity usage and generation mix. Interactive with a variety of downloadable tables and charts...
A 45 minute stand-alone lesson that has students exploring how energy is used in their home, and taking data to calculate energy use and support considerations of how to conserve energy in the home.
A resource describing how anaerobic digestion creates biogas, which is the raw product that can be converted into renewable natural gas. Great pictures and flowchart.
A great in-depth 101 on the electrical grid (10:24 runtime, includes and ad for the creator's sponsorship) which covers many of the basics of the purpose and issues in the electrical grid.
A recent (2020) article that highlights inequities in the enegry systems, as made even more apparent by the COVID-19 crisis and the threat of utility shutoffs for society's most vulnerable.
An at-home engineering challenge using simple materials to design, build and test a water-powered turbine. Accessible to nearly all ages.