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About Alliant Energy Kids!
Alliant Energy Kids is designed to help you teach students important concepts about energy resources, energy conservation, and energy safety. Developed for use in fourth and fifth grade classrooms, these free, new educational materials promote energy awareness and will help students make meaningful connections between everyday activities and energy consumption. Alliant Energy Kids consists of:

  • The Energy Zone - A twelve-page, full-color student magazine filled with articles, fun facts, and word puzzles about energy resources, energy conservation, and important energy safety tips
  • Three lesson plans aligned to the National Science, Reading, and Math standards and designed to use with The Energy Zone
  • A 20” x 28” poster to hang in your classroom to promote the idea that each student has the power to make a difference
  • Interactive web activities that combine 21st century skills and creativity into fun, educational experiences

  Magazine page example - Click to enlarge
Sample magazine, not downloadable.            

            Poster example - click to enlarge
           Sample poster, not downloadable.

Lesson Plans
The lesson plans are available for download below in printer-friendly PDF format. These new lessons coordinate with content presented in The Energy Zone and can be used collectively to form a mini-unit or individually to supplement your current curriculum.

 Survey Says... - Click to download    Save My Energy! - Click to download    I Have- Who Has? - Click to download
Click the images to download.

Alliant Energy believes that by supporting educators with engaging supplemental resources such as these, we can help elementary students in our communities learn the importance of conserving energy and using energy safely and wisely.


 

How to Order

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.