Energy Lesson Plans

Energy Education & Workforce Development

Teach your students the importance of green energy while enhancing your required curriculum. 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. Prepare your students for a greener future!

The above links are to the U. S. Department of Energy website.
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U.S. DOE Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Home Page 
K-12 Lesson Plans and Activities 
The pages below are older but useful Adobe PDF format. These are NOT the same material, but the material below is stored locally.
Grade Level : PreSchool - 2nd Grade
A simple overview of what energy is and where it comes from.
"All Aboard the NRG Express" (pdf 208KB)
Supplemental Pages for "All Aboard the NRG Express" (pdf 59KB)
Grade Level : Pre-School - 3rd Grade
A story featuring  Sav-A-Lot, the Energy Bug. It traces the historical use of energy and teaches simple things to do at home to conserve energy.
"Energy Throughout the Ages" (pdf 209KB)
Supplemental Pages for "Energy Throughout the Ages" (pdf 251KB)