for-teachers

 

Learn about PG&E resources for educators within our service territory, including free curriculum materials you can order for use in the classroom. Thousands of students have used these materials to understand energy efficiency, conservation, safety and more.

Teaching resources

 

For You

 

  • 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 
    Through two animated characters, THERM-A-LOT and WATT-A-LOT, children learn how they can save energy and conserve resources. Educators in our service territory qualify for this program of free materials, lesson plans and activities that meet Common Core State Standards. 

  • 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.

For Your Students

 

  • K-12 Student Pages
    Contests and activities help students learn about energy efficiency and safety. High school students can find college scholarships.
  • College Student Pages
    College students can learn about internship, scholarships, green careers and how to create a green campus.