Watts Up With Energy?

ATEEC (Advanced Technology Environmental Education Center) has teamed up with their partners to create a teacher resource about energy that has great potential to make a difference in our world.

Watts Up With Energy exists because of the need to educate young students about the importance of energy energy conservation and energy sustainability in our lives and around the world.


ATEEC hosted this event in the Fall of 2006 at the Children's Museum in Bettendorf IA. It was a success. Now it's up to you to educate young people in your life about energy with these free PowerPoint presentations. Although designed for 4th and 5th graders Watts Up With Energy? is educational for all age groups. The modules are split into 4 main ideas.


Energy is Everywhere

  • What is energy?
  • Where does energy come from?
  • Why do we need energy?


Living With Energy

  • How does energy affect our world?
  • Supply/Demand
  • Environmental Concerns
  • New Technologies


What is Renewable Energy?

  • Wind
  • Sun
  • Plants
  • Ground
  • Water
  • Hydrogen


What Can We Do?

  • What can we do to conserve energy?
    • Community
    • School
    • Family
    • Individual
    • National & Global

Click here to download the file.

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