There are many ways to bring energy education into the classroom.
The FNEI Conservation Program has found a number of great games, exercises, and other educational tools to assist teachers in offering more programming that focuses on energy conservation. Please see the links below to find some inspiration on how to include more energy education in your classroom!
Invite the FNEI Conservation Program to your classroom! The FNEI Conservation Program team is happy to visit your classroom on our next visit to your community. Contact the project team to discuss options for presentations and to set up a presentation for the next time we are in your community. For contact information, visit the page
For more resources, please visit the following web sites:
- As science teachers in Attawapiskat, Kashechewan and Fort Albany you may have often wondered about how to make the teaching of science more user friendly for your students. Check out ScienceTimmins.com an organization dedicated to achieving a science-literate society. Science Timmins organizes science fairs and other compelling events and competitions that may inspire your students to get involved and meet the challenge of learning about science.
- SEEDS Energy Literacy Series (Grade 6-12)
- The New York Times Learning Network has a fabulous array of learning tools for a variety of ages and energy related topics available here.
- Earth Care has an energy audit template for elementary aged students available here.
- Green Learning.ca has great education packages for building renewable energy projects available here.
New Links & Resources
http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/library/science_projects.html (A link with many great books that provide teacher resources for teaching about energy)
- “The Everything Green Classroom Book: From Recycling to Conservation, all you need to create an eco-friendly learning environment” By: Tessa Hill (2009)
- “Energy Conservation: E2: Environment & Education” By: Cathy Anderson, Jeri Hayes and Jean Nattkemper (1997)
- “Environmental Action: Energy Conservation, Student Edition” By: by Cathy Anderson, Jeri Hayes and Jean Nattkemper (1997)