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Secondary teacher’s infobook


The Secondary teacher’s infobook contains dozens of fact sheets about the major energy sources, electricity, energy efficiency, energy conservation, transportation, and emerging technologies.

Detailed information covers an introduction to energy, the forms of energy, global climate change, the history of electricity, and information about the major energy sources. The companion book of student activities reinforces the vocabulary, concepts, and facts about energy. Answer keys are provided.

The activities are:

  • Forms of energy fill in the blanks
  • Biomass worksheet
  • Coal worksheet
  • Geothermal worksheet
  • Hydropower worksheet
  • Natural Gas worksheet
  • Petroleum worksheet
  • Propane worksheet
  • Solar worksheet
  • Uranium worksheet
  • Wind worksheet
  • Renewables and nonrenewables pie chart
  • How we use our energy sources
  • Energy source puzzle
  • Electricity definitions
  • Electric power generation pie chart
  • Electricity crossword puzzle
  • Famous names in electricity
  • Electric math matching

The infobook and activity book were developed by the National Energy Education Development Project (NEED) and the US Department of Energy (DOE).

Read the Secondary teacher’s infobook.

Access the activity book.

For more similar resources, see the US Department of Energy Education site.