Schools Use Energy Just Like You Do ($19.95)
Interactive, popular lesson shows students they actually know quite a bit about making a building energy efficient. This is a great first lesson. Separate assessments are provided for grades K-2 and 3-5.
Sarah Sylvia Cynthia Stout ($19.95)
Students use Shel Silverstein’s popular poem to learn the hierarchy of Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.
Subscriptions for Teachers, After-School Programs and Home School Parents
Subscribe to receive lessons electronically at regular intervals on a specific topic. Subscriptions are of varying length. $19.95 will be billed for each lesson. You will be notified before each lesson is due to be sent. Cancel at any time.
Students will learn and practice key aspects of effective leadership. The following eight topics will be explored:
- Understanding Yourself and Others
- Goal Setting
- Communication and Active Listening
- Servant Leadership
- Career Exploration
- Present Yourselves
- Evaluation Techniques
FLIP the Light-Switch and His Friends
FLIP and his friends share what they know about using resources wisely. Each of the 10 stories includes hands-on activities for the students.
FLIP’s friends include: Mr. Drip, Puddles, Pops, Sparky, Dr. Smart E. Pants, R-Value, Sammy the Snake, Blinky and Fray. (Grades K-6+)
The Plaid House Detectives Series
Receive 1 case every 4 weeks. Each of the 6 cases encourages the students to explore ways to reduce energy use and cost at home or school. Background materials are provided to guide students to understand the basics of energy efficiency and renewable energy option. Assessment tools are included. (Grades 5 and up)
- Case of the Plaid House
- Case of the Ghastly Breezes
- Case of the Clashing Sisters
- Case of the Beautiful Thief
- Case of the Domestic Diva
- Case of the Storytellers
Modules for Teachers, After-School Programs and Home School Parents
Modules are a series of lessons on a specific topic. Receive a printed teacher’s guide supported by electronic student handouts for easy printing. Current topics include:
Family Meeting ($50)
Families are provided a guidebook for focusing their attention on a shared vision for the future and, in the process, a method for improving the present. Family Meeting is presented as a fun, non-distracted way to plan for the next week and the future; and to discuss and solve issues before they become problems. The Weekly Meeting process provides an agenda with established topics in a set order. This agenda facilitates discussions that:
- Celebrate positive aspects of your life
- Coordinate calendar activities
- Solve issues
- Build capacity for developing strong team-building and relationship skills
(Christian and Secular materials are available.)
EnergyNet’s Energy Detectives $650
Teachers and home school parents are provided 9 turnkey lessons to empower their elementary students to save energy at home and/or school. Lessons are complemented with an online tool allowing students to graph and track your energy use and compare it to the past years usage as well as communicate with Detectives’ Headquarters. Students learn and apply math, science, language arts and fine arts skills throughout the module.