Literature

Experiments to Explore Electricity: Understanding Electricity and Electrical Safety
This colorful booklet is filled with challenging but easy-to-follow experiments using everyday items that are easily available to teachers and students. Activities range from brainstorming the 50 ways that electricity helps in your activities, to hidden-word games, to a simple test allowing students to determine whether a given material is a conductor or an insulator. Grades 3-6.


Don't Don't Get Zapped!
This magazine-activity book for middle school students offers a lively mix of games, activities and experiments that foster common sense about electrical safety. It also provides real, scientific knowledge about the power of electricity.
The ABCs of Electricity - Power for America
Explains how electricity is generated and distributed. Line drawings and graphics help answer complex questions simply. Grades 4-8.
How to Save Energy
This unique activities book educates young children about the concept of saving energy.  It provides activities that introduce and reinforce basic energy-saving tips they can practice.  Grades 1-4.Get Zapped!
This magazine-activity book for middle school students offers a lively mix of games, activities and experiments that foster common sense about electrical safety. It also provides real, scientific knowledge about the power of electricity.
Where the Little Lightbulb Gets Its Juice
A companion to the video of the same title offered in our video library, this booklet is filled with games, puzzles and other activities to provide a simple explanation of how electricity is produced and distributed to homes. Grades K-5.
What Everyone Should Know About Electrical Safety
Electricity is an invisible servant that must be respected. This booklet contains tips for remaining safe around electricity - both indoors and outdoors. It also includes information on the safe use of power tools. Grades 6-Adult.
Nuclear Energy – Just the Facts
Just the Facts blends easy-to-understand text with engaging graphics and photos to explain today's nuclear energy technology, its safety practices and its benefits. The 20-page booklet includes basic information about how nuclear power plants work, the cost of producing electricity, nuclear energy's environmental benefits, the mining and production of uranium fuel, the safe management of used fuel and nuclear plant security.
Energy Efficiency
This booklet is a guide to energy efficiency that focuses on weatherization, heating and cooling, water heating, major appliances and lighting. It motivates consumers to change their behavior by linking economic and environmental impacts. Grades 7-Adult.

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Last Modified: November 29, 2018