The energy-use habits children develop when they are young will stay with them for the rest of their lives. So, teaching kids to use energy safely and wisely can have a positive impact—now and in the future. Are you looking for energy-related stories, hands-on activities, and research articles for your classroom? Here are some resources to get you started:
Fun Facts About Natural Gas:
The U.S. Energy Information Administration provides lesson plans for every age, ideas for science fair experiments and field trips, and fun ideas for teaching students about energy in the classroom.
EIA also teaches the basics of how natural gas is formed and how it gets to your home and business.
Safe Gas Maryland’s mascot “Sniffy the Skunk” takes kids through their interactive Kid’s Page for fun activities that teach about natural gas and propane.
The Brain Pop Jr. website is an interactive site with videos, quizzes, games and information on natural resources and conservation.