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Brand new lesson plans have been added for 4th and 5th grade students that highlight energy conservation, energy efficiency and energy safety.
Alliant Energy Kids is designed to teach students important concepts about how energy works, energy resources, conserving energy, and staying safe around energy. Developed for use in 4th and 5th grade classrooms, the educational materials and web activities are free to customers of Alliant Energy and promote energy awareness that will help students make meaningful connections between everyday activities and energy consumption.
Educational materials distributed to 4th and 5th grade classrooms in the Alliant Energy service territory in October consist of:
In addition, there are three lesson plans and interactive web-based activities that combine 21st century skills and creativity into fun and educational experiences. We are happy to announce that coming soon we will also be adding a virtual field trip, where students can get in-depth information about electricity, natural gas and energy efficiency!
The timeframe for 4th and 5th grade teachers in the Alliant Energy service territory to order the Energy Zone and the classroom poster is now closed. However, teachers will be able to order again in the Fall of 2014.