Introductions to Energy Use includes several lessons. These can be used together or separately. Teacher background information from the US Department of Energy talks about home energy use.
Home for the Holidays is a discussion activity to find out what your students know about our ever-changing transportation and energy systems. It is adapted from NESEA�s Cars of Tomorrow and the American Community.
Putting Energy in Perspective includes the reading A Short History of Energy and an activity creating a timeline of energy use from 1800 till today and into the future. It is adapted from a reading from the Union of Concerned Scientists
Where Electricity Comes From explores energy sources used to make electricity. It is adapted from NESEA�s Cars of Tomorrow and the American Community and the Energy Profile from the Connecticut 2006 Energy Plan.