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Aunt Sarah and the Amazing Power: An Electrical Safety Tale

 
Aunt Sarah and the Amazing Power: An Electrical Safety Tale

Grades k-2

This beautifully illustrated storybook tells a charming tale of three lovable kittens and their Aunt Sarah, while introducing the benefits of electricity in the home. Covers lightning safety, outlet safety, and fallen power lines. Includes activity pages.

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Where The Little Light Bulb Gets Its Juice

 
Where The Little light bulb Gets Its Juice

Grades K-2

The Little Light Bulb character's contagious enthusiasm helps introduce children to the benefits of electricity. The book also explores how electricity is produced and distributed, how to stay safe around it, and how to conserve energy.

Energy For Today And Tomorrow Activity Book

 
Energy For Today And Tomorrow Activity Book

Grades K-3

Young children will enjoy learning about wise energy use from a friendly dinosaur. Activities include matching and identification games, tracing the path of electricity, and a variety of coloring exercises. Covers principles of energy conservation that students can apply in their lives.

The Clubhouse Kids Make a Big Difference

 
The Clubhouse Kids Make a Big Difference

Grades 2-4

The Clubhouse Kids are in danger of being kicked out of their clubhouse if they don't reduce their energy use. This charming storybook teaches kids and their families how to use energy wisely with simple behavior changes and no-cost/low-cost home improvements. Includes activity pages, a home energy inspection, and a club membership certificate.

Your Renewable Energy World

 
Your Renewable Energy World

Grades 3-7

Help kids become smart energy users who understand how their energy choices affect the environment. This magazine-style activity book explores electricity generation and alternatives to fossil fuels such as solar power, wind energy, geothermal energy, hydroelectric energy, ocean energy, and biomass.

Electrical Safety World

 
Electrical Safety World

Grades 4-6

This engaging activity book helps teach mandated science concepts while powerfully reinforcing safety messages. Content includes circuits, conductors and insulators, electricity generation from renewable and nonrenewable energy resources, indoor and outdoor safety, and electrical emergencies.

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Energy Efficiency World

 
Energy Efficiency World

Grades 4-6

This exciting book teaches key science concepts such as the many forms of energy, energy transformations, circuits, and the greenhouse effect. It also includes practical tips on comparing appliance costs and saving energy at home and school.

It’s a Wired World

 
It’s a Wired World

Grades 4-8

Immerse students in the intriguing world of electricity with this jam-packed book of experiments and activities. Provides a thorough understanding of electricity generation and distribution, circuits, and conductors and insulators, with 13 team projects and many creative assignments.

Hands-On Energy Efficiency

 
Hands-On Energy Efficiency

Grades 5-7

Empower upper elementary and middle school kids with a wide range of methods and solid reasons to save energy at school and at home. Math activities help kids understand appliance energy usage and operating costs, while fun experiments teach the value of insulation and energy-efficient lighting.

 

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