Lesson for K-12...
A Toolkit for Teachers and Parents

Energy Kids is a student-friendly website hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration (EIA). The site includes a variety of information and activities about energy organized in several main categories:

  1. What is Energy?
  2. Sources of Energy
  3. Using and Saving Energy
  4. A History of Energy
  5. Games and activities, for students, teachers, related links, energy calculators and glossary

The lessons provide resources for techers and activities for students which teach about energy in a fun and interactive way. Using Energy Kids provides students with the opportunity to learn about energy while improving research and reading skills.

This sample elementary energy lesson for grades 4-7 shows how much fun learning about energy can be.