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Books for Lower Elementary Grades

Energy For Today And Tomorrow Activity Book

 
Energy For Today And Tomorrow Activity Book

Grades pre-K to 3

Young children will enjoy learning about wise energy use from a friendly dinosaur. Activities include matching and identification games, tracing the path of electricity, and a variety of coloring exercises. Covers principles of energy conservation that students can apply in their lives.

My Book About Staying Safe Around Electricity

 
My Book About Staying Safe Around Electricity

Grades pre-K to 1

Through simple text, friendly characters, and pictures to color, this book covers the basics of electrical safety. A Channing Bete Company®, Inc. book.

Aunt Sarah and the Amazing Power

 
Aunt Sarah and the Amazing Power: An Electrical Safety Tale

Grades k-2

This beautifully illustrated storybook tells a charming tale of three lovable kittens and their Aunt Sarah, while introducing the benefits of electricity in the home. Covers lightning safety, outlet safety, and fallen power lines. Includes activity pages.

Be Water Wise

 
Be Water Wise

Grades K-2

This easy-to-understand guide introduces children to water conservation and to the water science concepts of the three states of matter and the water cycle. Fun drawings and activities help kids gain an appreciation for the sources and uses of clean water, and the importance of not wasting it.

The Clubhouse Kids Make a Big Difference

 
Learning About Your Environment Activity Book

Grades 2-4

The Clubhouse Kids are in danger of being kicked out of their clubhouse if they don't reduce their energy use. This charming storybook teaches kids and their families how to use energy wisely with simple behavior changes and no-cost/low-cost home improvements. Includes activity pages, a home energy inspection, and a club membership certificate.

We Can Conserve Water! A Coloring & Activities Book With STICKERS!

 
We Can Conserve Water! A Coloring & Activities Book With STICKERS!

Grades k-3

Through puzzles, coloring pages, stickers, and activities, children learn where water comes from, the many ways we use water, and—most importantly—why it’s important to conserve this precious resource. A Channing Bete Company®, Inc. book.


Books for Upper Elementary Grades

Learning About Your Environment

 
Learning About Your Environment Activity Book

Grades 3-6

Count on popular Kato the Cat to make environmental concepts kid-friendly. Challenging puzzles and games inform children how they can help protect the environment and conserve energy.

Who Knew?® The Water Savers Issue

 
Who Knew?® The Water Savers Issue

Grades 4-6

Puzzles, mazes, “Splash and Save!” board game, and other interactive features teach children how to be water-wise. Helps them understand the water cycle, why water conservation is so vital to the health of our planet, and the important role they can play in conserving water every day. A Channing Bete Company®, Inc. book.

Your Renewable Energy World

 
Your Renewable Energy World

Grades 4-6

Help kids become smart energy users who understand how their energy choices affect the environment. This magazine-style activity book explores electricity generation and alternatives to fossil fuels such as solar power, wind energy, geothermal energy, hydroelectric energy, ocean energy, and biomass.

Zap! Play It Safe Around Electricity

 
Zap! Play It Safe Around Electricity

Grades 4-6

Kids learn about electrical safety through exciting stories, compelling photos, real-life testimonials, and fun activities in a magazine-style format. Includes discussion of conductors and insulators, lightning safety, and circuits.

Ground Water—Protecting Our Supplies

 
Ground Water—Protecting Our Supplies

Grades 5-7

In just a few minutes, readers learn how they can help protect our fragile ground water supply. This booklet offers several tips to protect and conserve water, and points readers toward additional sources of information. A Channing Bete Company®, Inc. book.

Energy Efficiency World

 
Energy Efficiency World

Grades 5-7

This exciting book teaches key science concepts such as the many forms of energy, energy transformations, circuits, and the greenhouse effect. It also includes practical tips on comparing appliance costs and saving energy at home and school.

Hands-On Energy Efficiency

 
Hands-On Energy Efficiency

Grades 5-7

Empower middle school students with a wide range of methods and solid reasons to save energy at school and at home. Math activities help kids understand appliance energy usage and operating costs, while fun experiments teach the value of insulation and energy-efficient lighting.


Books for Middle and High School Grades

What’s Up® With Conserving Water

 
What’s Up® With Conserving Water

Grades 7-9

This engaging workbook begins by asking, "Why worry about water?" This question is answered through interactive games, mazes, stories, workbook pages, and more! Explains the many ways we use water, and includes tips for conserving water. A Channing Bete Company®, Inc. book.

Don’t Get Zapped! Play It Safe
Around Electricity

 
Don't Get Zapped! Play It Safe Around Electricity

Grades 6-9

This engaging magazine-style book cleverly combines important science concepts with intriguing stories like Electrical Fish Tales and Lighting Undersea Treasure Hunts. Covers lightning safety and includes experiments with conductors and insulators. A favorite with science teachers and students alike.

Wired World

 
It's a Wired World

Grades 7-9

Immerse students in the intriguing world of electricity with this jam-packed book of experiments and activities. Provides a thorough understanding of electricity generation and distribution, circuits, and conductors and insulators, with 13 team projects and many creative assignments.

On® Energy Careers

 
On® Energy Careers

Grades 9-12

This interactive workbook defines what energy is, where it comes from, how we use it, and why it's important, and provides clear, concise explanations of the different types of energy sources and career opportunities in each. A Channing Bete Company®, Inc. book.

Electrical Safety and You

 
Electrical Safety and You

Grades 6-Adult

This small-format booklet for middle and high school ages is loaded with color photos that illustrate indoor and outdoor hazards around the home. It also explains where electricity comes from and how it works, steps to respond to electrical fires and shock, and electrical safety rules and best practices.


Posters for Elementary, Middle, and High School Grades

Electrical Safety Poster

 

Electrical Safety PosterGrades K-5

Helps any teacher instruct students in the vital subject of electrical safety. The materials on the back of the poster are designed so that a teacher can copy them for distribution to the class. They include basic electrical safety lesson plans, an electrical safety check list and other items which supplement the safety message illustrated by the poster.

Electricity Serves Our Community Poster

 

Electrical Community Poster

Grades K-6

This poster focuses on how electricity is made, distributed and used by the community. It will aid student comprehension of sources and uses of electricity. Its black and white reverse supplies background information and suggestions for student learning activities.

Coal Poster

 

Coal Poster

Grades K-8

This colorful poster describes the formation, exploration, extraction, transportation and use of coal. This is one of NEF’s “Sources of Energy” posters. Its black and white reverse supplies background information and suggestions for student learning activities.

Natural Gas and the Environment Poster

 

Natural Gas Environment Poster

Grades K-8

Cartoon styled poster depicting the contemporary relationships of the environment, social demands, and the positive aspects of natural gas as the most emission-free fossil fuel energy source. Its microcosmic community serves as a reference point for teaching environmental concepts. The black and white reverse side features six learning activities, each usable at many levels, and a reproducible black and white, line art miniature of the poster.

Nuclear Poster

 

Nuclear Poster

Grades K-8

One of NEF’s “Sources of Energy” posters, this poster describes the mining and processing of uranium, the generation of electricity from uranium, and storage of spent fuel. Its black and white reverse supplies background information and suggestions for student learning activities.

Renewables Poster

 

Renewable Energy Poster

Grades K-8

This four-color poster shows the many sources of renewable energy, including biomass, passive and active solar energy, photovoltaics, power towers, hydropower, wind, geothermal, OTEC, waves and tidal energy. Its black and white reverse supplies background information and suggestions for student learning activities. This is one of NEF’s “Sources of Energy” posters.

Water Poster

 

Water Poster

Grades K-8

One of NEF’s “Sources of Energy” posters, this poster describes the water cycle, forms of water, and uses of water - recreation, drinking, irrigation, hydropower, etc. Its black and white reverse supplies background information and suggestions for student learning activities.

Electrical Generation Poster

 

Electrical Generation Poster

Grades K-12

The newly revised and redrawn Electrical Generation poster focuses on the energy sources used to generate electricity in the United States and Canada. Renewable energy sources, such as hydro power, wind energy, and solar power are highlighted, along with the fossil fuels (coal, oil, and natural gas) and nuclear energy which are the dominant sources of electricity in North America. The poster is beautifully drawn, promising to be both engaging and educational for students (and teachers) of all ages. The reverse side is filled with updated information and learning activities.

Flames Poster

 

Science of Flames Poster

Grades 4-12

Compares the characteristics of a common gas flame to those of solid fuel flames. Characteristics such as luminosity, combustion, temperature, flame structure, and emissions are explained in an easy-to-understand manner. Examples of flames and flame usage are included on the back of the poster along with suggested lesson plans and student handouts. A section providing sources for more information on flame science is included for the teacher or student wanting to study this topic in depth.

Energy Management Poster

 

Energy Management Poster

Grades 5-10

More than mere eye appeal, the colors of this poster are symbolic. Each predominant color—brown, yellow, green, red, and blue—represents a type of energy or resource. The activities on the poster's reverse side correlate to the color coding and aid students in carrying out an energy audit of their school that leads to learning about operations and maintenance, energy conservation measures, and adaptations to renewable resources.

 

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