Educational resources for teachers
Educational resources on gas and electric safety
Teach kids how to stay safe around gas and electricity with our free educational activities for use at home or in the classroom. Join our safety mascot, Helmet, to learn important safety tips and more.
Gas and Electric Safety Activity Sheet for Grades K-3
Guided by Helmet, this free, downloadable worksheet teaches important lessons about gas and electric safety.
Download the K-3 activity sheet (PDF, 987 KB)
Español: K-3 activity sheet (PDF, 951 KB)
Gas and Electric Safety Activity Sheet for Grades 4-6
This free educational safety guide helps students in grades 4-6 learn more about gas and electric safety through a series of fun activities.
Download the 4-6 activity sheet (PDF, 824 KB)
Español: 4-6 activity sheet (PDF, 800 KB)
Helmet's Guide to Gas and Electric Safety
Designed for students in grades K-6, this free safety booklet features eight pages of fun activities to teach kids about gas and electric safety in an engaging manner.
Download the K-6 safety booklet (PDF, 1.9 MB)
Español: K-6 safety booklet (PDF, 1.8 MB)
More resources for teachers
- PG&E Curriculum Finder
PG&E offers various interactive and educational programs for K–12 educators. Teach about the science of energy, safety around electricity and gas, energy conservation and more.
- PG&E Energenius Educational Series
The PG&E Energenius Series offers interactive, engaging programs on Energy Efficiency for pre-kindergarten through eighth grade (pre-K-8). Programs include:
- Detailed lesson plans, student activity books and take-home materials
- All the programs correlate to Common Core State Standards
- Energize Schools
Energize Schools provides project-based Energy Efficiency, Demand Response and Distributed Generation curriculum for high school students, including 2-4 week unit projects, certificates and Career Technical Education courses, and is free to teachers in the PG&E service area.
PEAK is a comprehensive standards-based educational program for elementary and middle school students. Through hands-on learning, students are inspired to pursue green careers and motiviate themselves and others to create a more sustainable world.
- Online Resources Guide (PDF, 3.98 MB)
A comprehensive guide to online resources and curriculum programs about energy conservation, efficiency and safety.
- Home Energy Savings Calculators
These calculators allow you to focus on the energy use of a specific appliance in your home. You will learn how much you can save by installing new, energy-efficient appliances and how to operate them efficiently.
- California Academy of Sciences for Teachers
PG&E supports the California Academy of Sciences, with a range of teacher and student offerings. Plan the perfect field trip (including a visit to the Academy's Koret-Taube Education Center), check out the new curriculum-based resources, browse the catalog of classes and workshops, and connect and share ideas with other educators. Share the Academy's high school internship program with a teen you know that has a passion for science.
- Resources for students in grades K-12
Teach students about staying safe around gas and electricity, saving energy, reducing their carbon footprint, and exploring environmental careers.