Population Education, a program of Population Connection, is the only national program with a strong emphasis on curriculum and professional development for K-12 educators that focuses on human population issues. The program has developed age-appropriate curricula to complement students’ science and social science instruction about human population trends and their impacts on natural resources, environmental [...]
Here you'll find many creative lesson plans, labs, projects and other activities for grades K-12 on energy-related topics. Incorporate them into your classroom and prepare your students for a greener future! Please see 'find more resources', including the DOE's Energy Principles and Fundamental Concepts framework to help inform your curriculum. This is a good resource [...]
The Wisconsin K-12 Energy Education Program (KEEP) has been created to promote energy education in Wisconsin schools. With support from Alliant Energy, Madison Gas & Electric, We Energies, Wisconsin Public Service, WPPI Energy, and Xcel Energy, KEEP leverages teacher education to improve and increase energy literacy in Wisconsin's K-12 schools as a means of contributing [...]
Energy Teachers is a network for educators interested in energy production and use. The site gives teachers the latest links and bibliographies on energy-related lessons. This is a great diverse and independent resource for teachers.
Facing the Future is an international leader whose mission is to create tools for educators that equip and motivate students to develop critical thinking skills, build global awareness, and engage in positive solutions for a sustainable future. This resource is a workbook - Engaging Students through Global Issues.
This is a great curriculum resource for teachers (2011), combining all educational disciplines and audiences with a common theme of sustainability and social equity. This resource offer holistic education that understands the need to retell the story of our history and humanity from the perspective of environmental sustainability and conscientious social behavior.
This resource can help the teachers and educators to explain the various forms of renewable energy, and how they are harnessed and can be used in daily life. The site can be used to visually demonstrate concepts of renewable energy to children.
Here you can find free sustainability lessons to use in your class and upload your own lessons to share. All of GEF's lessons and programmes are offered at no cost.
The Children's University of Manchester offers the wider community, and particularly primary schools, access to free pioneering research activities, and teaching and learning practices. Resources include online interactive learning materials for use on whiteboards or PCs, video clips which will bring the University to your desktop, downloadable resources and educational games.
eSchool Today provides a range of suggested lesson plans introducing students to topics in renewable energy, biomass energy, wind energy, hydropower, geothermal energy, solar energy, marine energy and energy conservation.