Lesson Plans

​U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) K-12 Lesson Plans & Activities
This site provides teachers with a large collection of clean energy lesson plans and activities for students at all grade levels. Users can select the activity resources provided at the top of the page, or can choose one or more topics or grade levels from the searchable database to find lesson plans that best meet their students’ needs.

U.S. DOE Solar Decathlon Curriculum
Four lessons covering solar energy, the science of solar panels, and the social and economic implications of solar.

Alliance to Save Energy: Lesson Plan Library
Coloring books, Games, Green Careers, School Energy, and more

Florida Solar Energy Center Curricula
Created by the state legislature in 1975 to conduct research and develop education programs on solar energy, the Florida Solar Energy Center provides solar curriculum materials for students of all ages.

Texas State Energy Conservation Office: Renewable Energy Lesson Plans
Offered as part of the State Energy Conservation Office’s “Infinite Power of Texas” education campaign, these lesson plans provide basic instruction in solar energy starting at the kindergarten level. Topics and educational goals become more sophisticated as units progress through higher elementary and middle school grades, which center on discussing the principles behind solar energy production, and ultimately through high school lesson plans that introduce students to the technical and financial aspects of solar.

Green Energy Foundation Activities

100 People Under the Sun
Discussions: What is energy? Where does energy come from? What is my carbon footprint? What is renewable energy? Simple diagram of generation and distribution.

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