Below is a list of several teacher's resources for lessons pertaining to energy conservation, Earth Day, etc.
Louisiana Teacher Resources
- "What's Your Excuse?" Campaign
The U.S. Department of Energy, in partnership with the Ad Council, is launching a campaign bringing the energy efficiency message to a new generation of energy conscious consumers - tweens! The objective of the campaign is to inspire a movement among tweens (preteens 8-12 years old) and their parents by establishing positive energy efficiency habits that will reduce demands on overall energy consumption. (9/15/2008)
- Energy Lesson Plans
Complete Energy Lesson Plans
- Kids Quiz
Quiz questions geared for an older age level
- Black Gold Beneath the Bayous
A classroom teaching aid designed for Louisiana Earth Science Teachers. This tool offers factual text and graphics, music, animation, and classroom experiments.
(NOTE: This particular portion of the website requires you have Flash player installed.)
(for help with Internet Explorer please see Microsoft support:)
Energy Conservation Enhancement Project
Working knowledge of energy conservation / efficiency techniques for vocational-technical schools
An environmental problem-solving competition for teams in grades 6 through 12. DNR provided source material and testing on the new discipline added for 2007: Alternative & Renewable Fuels.
For more info, click below.
Other Teacher Resources
Below is a list of off-site teacher resources.
- 3-D Interactive Drilling Rig & Drilling and Completion Video
PETROCASA ENERGY Website
- National Energy Education Development Project (NEED)
The mission of the National Energy Education Development Project is to promote an energy conscious and educated society by creating effective networks of students, educators, business, government and community leaders to design and deliver objective, multi-sided energy education programs.
- The Alliance to Save Energy
Tools and resources to bring energy efficiency into the classroom to save energy while helping students build vital real-world skills.
- Education World
An online resource where educators can find the lesson plans and research materials on many subjects.
- Energy Hog
Fun information about using energy wisely.
- EnergySmart Schools
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released new lesson plans for teachers, parents, and community leaders to use in educating our nation's youngest energy users about the benefits of saving energy. These curricula can help teach children of any age about energy efficiency, but are especially beneficial to use in districts undergoing energy-saving upgrades. Energy-saving retrofits, LEED certification, and other projects at schools make great learning opportunities for the most important members of the school community—the students. Visit DOE's EnergySmart Schools web site to download grade-specific lesson plans and access tools and resources to teach about and help implement energy efficiency in your school.
- Energy Kid's Page
Energy Information Administration page devoted to kids. It includes classroom activities for students k-12, including experiments, energy news and classroom resources.
You completely control Energuy, and wherever you move your mouse, he follows. Click objects and items you think are not being energy-efficient to succeed in your mission. But beware that if you don't save enough energy, you could be in for some crowd heckling and raspberries.
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is a digital library of education-related resources, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education.
- Energy Quest
Energy Education from the California Energy Commission
- National Energy Foundation (NEF)
NEF is a non-profit educational organization with a mission of developing, producing, and disseminating outstanding instructional materials and programs that deal with energy, natural resources, and the environment.
- Global Warming Teacher Resources at TeacherVision