For Teachers & Students
PGE's renewable program is an important part of our effort to ensure a bright energy future for Oregon. As tomorrow's home owners, business leaders and lawmakers, children are a key piece of our green community. Here is a collection of helpful green power tools and resources devoted to students and teachers.
Information for Teachers:
The Education Working Group from the American Wind Energy Association
Curricular materials from Kid Wind
Science activities for the classroom
Information for Kids:
Energy Kids Page
Games, tips, and facts just for kids who want to save energy
Energy efficiency information and games from PGE
PGE renewable power coloring sheet – download and print out
Renewable Activity Book – download and print out
In addition to the information above, PGE can provide your students with materials and assessment tools. They meet Oregon education standards; reinforce math, reading, and science skills; and are free to teachers within the PGE service area.
- Books — They are age appropriate and full of stories, games and experiments.
- Comprehensive teacher's guides — All booklet orders are accompanied by a helpful teacher's guide for each publication.
- Live classroom presentations, “The Green Machine” about renewable energy and “Energy to Share” (Mad Science) about energy efficiency.
Ordering is easy. A click or two online and it’s on its way to your classroom.
PGE also provides a wide variety of educational support – from electrical safety presentations to plays in schools about renewable energy or energy efficiency. Find out how PGE can help your classroom at Classroom Support.