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CSU Extension has designed two energy curricula for Colorado middle and high schools that meet various state standards in science and math. Some lesson plans can be easily adopted for younger students.

*NEW*: The Energy in the Room (classroom energy audit) lesson plan!
Borrow a one-stop-shop energy kit to teach this lesson or borrow a solar or wind energy kit to teach other lesson plans from our Clean Energy Curriculum.

Clean Energy Curriculum for Colorado Middle and High Schools

Entire curriculum

Colorado Energy Source Webquest
Steamin' Ahead
Light Bulb or Heat Bulb?
The Value of R-Value
Conduct a School Energy Audit
The Sun Can do Watt?
Watt's Your Angle?
The Right Site
Solar Car Race
Measuring the Wind
Blade Design Competition
Are Renewables Right for Me?
Earth Energy
Biofuels in Your Backyard
Climate Change Wedge Game

Colorado Wind for Schools Curriculum

Entire curriculum

Getting To Know Your Turbine
Power In Practice and Theory
Tip Top Tip Speed
Modeling Power Efficiency and Tip Speed Ratios
What Speed Do We Need?
Wind Turbine Economics
Wind Farm Policy Simulation
When the Wind Doesn’t Blow
Last updated: June 29, 2017 at 13:35 pm