Youth Education


Presentation Materials

You're welcome to use these outlines and presentations as a basis for your own. Substitute your own co-op's information and hands-on activities.

K-1st grade safety talk, includes a Van De Graaf generator activity that can be replaced with something else. Presented at Bismarck's Safety Village in 2020.

Junior high presentation on how electricity is made, converting energy from natural resources. Includes an Energy Bike activity that can be replaced with something else. Presented at Gateway to Science's STEM Day in 2019.

How electricity is made, with a focus on wind energy. Included a demonstration with a mini wind turbine and a pinwheel activity. Presented to a small Girl Scout troop in 2019.


Activities

An activity that can go well with a discussion about wind energy or how electricity is made from natural resources in general.

Visual representations of electricity.


Energy Education Links

US Department of Energy STEM Rising

ND State Energy Research Center E-Portal

  • “A resource to educate and inform the students and citizens of North Dakota on the many topics of energy. This means the E-Portal will provide energy resources of all kinds for educators, community leaders, and the general public.”

ND Studies Energy Curriculum