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If you’re an educator who teaches grades 3–6 at a school within the Wisconsin Public Service area in Wisconsin or the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, you are invited to order our FREE standards-based materials to use in your classroom. Choose from booklets geared toward students in grades 3–6 about electrical and natural gas safety, energy efficiency and renewable energy.

 

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Stay Safe Around Electricity and Natural Gas

 
Stay Safe Around Electricity and Natural Gas

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MI WI

Grades 3–6

16 pages of factoids, activities, hidden pictures, and math exercises expound upon the importance of electrical and natural gas safety. Includes topics such as conductivity, under- and above-ground utility equipment, hazard recognition, and the appropriate response to hazards.

Experiments to Explore Electricity

 
Experiments to Explore Electricity

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MI WI

Grades 3–6

16 pages of hands-on experiments pique students’ curiosity and drive understanding of how electricity works—from what it is and where it comes from to how it’s used in society. Includes step-by-step instructions on building circuits, creating a wet-cell battery, and more, plus word puzzles, quizzes, and checklists to reinforce learning and encourage discussions.

The Shocking Truth About Electrical & Natural Gas Safety

 
The Shocking Truth About Elecical & Natural Gas Safety

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MI WI

Grades 4–6

A thoughtfully designed discovery workbook features experiments and activities that educate on electricity and natural gas, while encouraging practical skill-building, such as making predictions, recording data, and drawing conclusions. Covers hazard recognition, response, and prevention, plus topics like conductivity and grounding.

Natural Gas: An Invisible Fuel

 
Natural Gas: An Invisible Fuel

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MI WI

Grades 3–6

16 pages of activity prompts, word puzzles, and math exercises are interwoven with scientific concepts to ensure students understand the science and safety of natural gas. Includes topics such as the qualities of natural gas, natural gas pipeline safety, the states of matter, and more, along with “Going Further” elements that are designed to spur further research, exploration, and action.

Electrical & Natural Gas Safety World

 
Electrical & Natural Gas Safety World

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MI WI

Grades 4–6

16 pages of activities, experiments, and true-life stories pique student interest and expound upon the science and safety of electricity and natural gas. Features topics such as atoms and electrons, currents and circuits, renewable forms of energy, natural gas distribution, and much more, along with “What Do You Think?” questions that challenge students to think beyond the page lessons.

Mundo de seguridad de la electricidad y el gas natural

 
Mundo de seguridad de la electricidad y el gas natural

Grades 4–6

“Electrical & Natural Gas Safety World” in Spanish

It's a Wired World

 
It's a Wired World

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State standards

MI WI

Grades 4–8

Experiments, discussion prompts, and creative research assignments encourage collaboration and a thorough understanding of electrical-related topics like generation and distribution, conductors and insulators, circuits, and hazards. Features a variety of safety basics and a 12-point home safety inspection checklist.

Your Renewable Energy World

 
Exploring Your Environment

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MI WI

Grades 4–6

16 pages of lessons and activities educate kids about renewable versus nonrenewable energy and inspire them to investigate and improve upon their own energy use. Includes topics such as fossil fuels, solar power, ocean energy, and geothermal energy, plus tips on conserving energy at home.

Energy Efficiency World

 
Energy Efficiency World

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MI WI

Grades 4–6

Fascinating experiments, creative exercises, and inspection activities address key scientific concepts such as the forms and uses of energy, energy generation and distribution, the greenhouse effect, and more. Includes practical tips for energy conservation at home and at school.