Topics to Explore with Students

Choose from the following options, and start volunteering in a classroom near you to help mold the clean energy professionals and advocates of tomorrow.

Solar & Renewable Energy

Introduce students to the idea of renewable energy and solar technology.

Energy Efficiency & Conservation

Explore energy efficiency and conservation measures students can use.

Career Pathways

Inspire students to think about a potential future in the solar industry.

The GRID Alternatives Solar Futures K-8 Toolkit contains resources for giving presentations to young students about solar and renewable energy, solar jobs, and energy conservation. These resources are designed to support anyone who wishes to visit a classroom and share their enthusiasm for renewable energy. Be sure to consult with the teacher during the planning process to ensure materials are appropriate for students’ levels, and adapt this content to meet any relevant curriculum goals.

Start by reviewing our Presenter Tips to learn best practices for structuring your classroom visit. Then explore our Classroom Activities to begin planning for your presentation.