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Teach students how to plan and develop the skills needed for a successful career in the utility industry.

On Your Career

Know What? Learn About Careers
Innovative decision-making exercises, puzzles, and word games motivate youngsters to begin thinking about how to plan for their future careers. Promotes critical-thinking skills. 

Grade Level: 1-2
Publisher: The Culver Company
Extras: Teacher's Guide


Study Smart

Who Knew? The Study Smart Issue 
Students learn to be "school wise" about studying, with an array of tips on goal setting, organizing, classroom preparation, homework, and stress-less testing. There's also an "act it out" scenario to help children work out appropriate ways to handle falling behind in their schoolwork.

Grade Level: 3-5
Publisher: Channing Bete Company
Extras: Teacher's Guide


The Careers Issue

Who Knew? The Careers Issue
An interactive workbook for preteens that opens the door to a world of fulfilling careers and job opportunities -- and to building the skills required for employment in the job they want. Fun-to-do exercises and reader-friendly information help them assess their interests and strengths, identify their goals, make the most of the learning opportunities school provides, and break down the career path into a series of actions to take and personal responsibilities to uphold.

Grade Level: 3-5
Publisher: Channing Bete Company
Extras: Teacher's Guide


What's Up With Study Skills

What's Up With Study Skills
Comes with its own website! Students discover that effective studying techniques can make schoolwork easier and help improve grades as they learn about setting study goals, reducing distractions, managing their time, organizing their materials, doing research, taking notes, contributing in class, and more! Watch for these interactive exercises: study-skills and study-space surveys; information-retrieval and outlining exercises; a good-listener evaluation; e-mail, letter, and essay composition activities; and daily and weekly school-day and homework planners.

Grade Level: 6-8
Publisher: Channing Bete Company
Extras: Teacher's Guide


What's Up With Your Future

What's Up With Your Future
Comes with its own website! Sure, a job means hard work... but this workbook proves that planning for a successful, fulfilling career can be fun. Lively format piques young adolescents' interest while thought-provoking text gets them to seriously consider their next step after graduation. While this tool emphasizes the importance of continued education, its primary purpose is to help young people define and take early action on pursuing their career goals. Interactive exercises include checklists for determining personal priorities and goals; "interests and abilities" coded puzzle; job sampler and job-research fill-ins; and blueprints for achieving school and career goals.

Grade Level: 6-8
Publisher: Channing Bete Company
Extras: Teacher's Guide


On Energy Careers

On Energy Careers
This interactive workbook begins with a true/false quiz that helps students assess what they know about careers in energy, and goes on to show them the advantages of a career in the energy industry. Defines what energy is, where it comes from, how we use it, and why it's important, and provides clear, concise explanations of the different types of energy sources and career opportunities in each. Hands-on pages include a career worksheet, checklists that help students identify their areas of interest, and fill-in pages that encourage them to think about their goals and see how a career in the energy industry can help them achieve those goals.

Grade Level: 9-12
Publisher: Channing Bete Company
Extras: Teacher's Guide


What's Up With Study Skills

On Building Study Skills
Comes with its own website! Here's an interactive guide that helps teens start thinking about and -- more importantly -- taking control of their future. "On Your Career" acquaints readers with the skills they'll need for success in whatever life path they choose, and helps them build competency in setting goals; choosing a school and career; and preparing for and participating in job searches, the application process, and interviews. Throughout, it maintains an upbeat tone and conveys the sense that hard work now can pay off later. Other topics addressed include education options, how to create an impressive resume, effective communication, and sources of additional information.

Grade Level: 9-12
Publisher: Channing Bete Company
Extras: Teacher's Guide


On Your Career

On Your Career
Comes with its own website! Here's an interactive guide that helps teens start thinking about and -- more importantly -- taking control of their future. "On Your Career" acquaints readers with the skills they'll need for success in whatever life path they choose, and helps them build competency in setting goals; choosing a school and career; and preparing for and participating in job searches, the application process, and interviews. Throughout, it maintains an upbeat tone and conveys the sense that hard work now can pay off later. Other topics addressed include education options, how to create an impressive resume, effective communication, and sources of additional information.

Grade Level: 9-12
Publisher: Channing Bete Company
Extras: Teacher's Guide


Careers in the Electric Industry

Careers In The Electric Industry
This unique booklet looks at the great variety of career opportunities that lie in the generation, transmission, and delivery of electricity.

Grade Level: 6-12
Publisher: Channing Bete Company

Discover where electricity comes from, how it is used, and how it finds its way to the home.

Where the little light bulb gets its juice

Where The Little Light Bulb Gets Its Juice
Creative word games and fun puzzles reinforce the information contained in the Little Light Bulb booklet and video. Children enjoy learning about the various ways electricity is produced.

Grade Level: 2-3
Publisher: The Culver Company
Extras: Teacher's Guide


Experiments to Explore

Experiments To Explore Electricity
Packed with easy-to-follow experiments and challenging activities, this book helps kids understand how electricity works. All the experiments use everyday items that are easily accessible to teachers and students.

Grade Level: 4-6
Publisher: The Culver Company
Extras: Teacher's Guide


The Facts about Electricity

Let's Explore the Facts About Electricity
Creative puzzles and word games explain what electricity is, how it's made and delivered to homes, and how it can be used wisely and safely. Perfect for school programs! 12 pages, 8 1/2-in. by 11-in. Ages 9-12.

Grade Level: 4-6
Publisher: Channing Bete Company

Learn about how energy is transformed.

Energy for Today and Tomorrow

Energy For Today And Tomorrow Activity Book
Young children will enjoy learning about energy sources and wise use from a friendly dinosaur.

Grade Level: 1-3
Publisher: The Culver Company

Learn about the forms of energy and how to be energy efficient to conserve energy for the future.

My Book About Being an Energy Saver

My Book About Being An Energy Saver
Turn off the lights and TV when not in use... close doors tightly in winter -- just two of the many tips youngsters will find in this lively coloring book. Starts kids off right for a lifetime of wise energy use.

Grade Level: PK-1
Channing Bete Company


Clubhouse Kids Make a Big Difference

The Clubhouse Kids Make a Big Difference
The Clubhouse Kids are in danger of being kicked out of their clubhouse if they don't reduce their energy use. This 32-page storybook promotes an energy-conscious outlook and good habits. Activities include cut-out energy tip cards, a home energy inspection, a club membership certificate, and more. As the club motto says, "What I do makes a big difference - Saving energy helps the Earth!" The clever watercolor and ink artwork is by well-known illustrator Betsy James.

Grade Level: 3-5
Publisher: The Culver Company
Extras: Teacher Guide


Hands On Energy Efficiency

Hands-On Energy Effiency
Empower upper elementary and middle school kids with a wide range of ideas and solid reasons to influence their family's and school's energy habits. Students calculate how much money they can help save and much more - you won't believe how many appealing activities and science experiments are in this book. Teachers will appreciate the National Science Educational Standards support that meets their curriculum requirements, enabling them to teach your materials.

Grade level: 5-7
Publisher: The Culver Company
Extras: Teacher Guide

Learn about energy sources used to generate electricity, including coal, hydropower, renewables and more.

Electricity From Water, Wind & Sunlight

Electricity From Water, Wind & Sunlight Kit
Students' and teachers' interests in renewable energy sources provide a stimulus for activities that clarify the nature of electricity and the process of generating it. Students build their own galvanometers to detect small electric currents. Working in groups and using patterns provided in the booklet, they construct wind turbines (from construction paper) or water turbines (from milk cartons), connect them to a generator, and detect the electricity produced. Experiments with a photovoltaic cell are also suggested. Kit of supplies: 1 photovoltaic cell, 1 generator with connector, 40' of 26-gauge magnet wire, 31 pins, sandpaper magnet, 4 plastic portion cups, 22 bamboo skewers, 5 10d common nails, 1 pair of test leads, 12 dished sequins and 20 12mm wooden beads.

Grade Level: 4-9
Publisher: Enterprise for Education
Extras: Teacher's Guide and Quiz


Bringing Solar Energy to Light

Bringing Solar Energy To Light
With photographic illustrations and appealing graphics, this energetic workbook will keep adolescents' attention as it teaches them all about renewable energy sources -- and why they're so important! Explains the benefits and challenges associated with renewable energy sources.

Grade Level: 6-8
Publisher: Channing Bete Company
Extras: Teacher's Guide


On Renewable Energy

On Renewable Energy
With photographic illustrations and appealing graphics, this energetic workbook will keep adolescents' attention as it teaches them all about renewable energy sources -- and why they're so important! Explains the benefits and challenges associated with renewable energy sources.

Grade Level: 9-12
Publisher: Channing Bete Company
Extras: Teacher's Guide

Learn about natural resources, pollution, and ways to protect our environment.

Protecting Our Environment

Protecting Our Environment Activity Book
A bright, lively education piece that teaches youngsters to respect and enjoy the environment. Children are sure to have fun as they learn about natural resources, pollution, and ways to protect our environment.

Grade Level: 1-3
Publisher: Channing Bete Company


Exploring Your Environment

Exploring Your Environment
Breakthrough discovery workbook brings energy, efficiency, and the environment together for the first time. Exciting magazine-style pages hold students' interest. Educator-endorsed learning activities.

Grade Level: 4-6
Publisher: The Culver Company
Extras: Teacher's Guide


Let's Learn About Energy

Let's Learn About Energy And The Environment: An Information & Activities Book
Puzzles and games teach preteens about our dependence on natural resources for survival and how we get our energy from the environment. Youngsters learn they can make a difference by conserving resources!

Grade Level: 4-6
Publisher: Channing Bete Company


Energy and Your Environment

Energy And Your Environment
Inspire tomorrow's customers to become responsible energy users today. Colorful, magazine-style pages explain how we get our energy from the planet - and how our energy use impacts the environment. Curriculum-compatible activities.

Grade Level: 7-9
Publisher: The Culver Company
Extras: Teacher's Guide and Quiz

Learn how to recognize and avoid electrical hazards in and outside the house.

My Book About Staying Safe Around Electricity

My Book About Staying Safe Around Electricity
Through simple text, friendly characters, and pictures to color, this book covers the basics of electrical safety. Cautions kids to stay away from plugs, worn cords, sparks, power lines, and other hazards.

Grade Level: 1-2
Publisher: Channing Bete Company


Aunt Sarah and the Amazing Power

Aunt Sarah and the Amazing Power
This beautifully, illustrated tale about three lovable kittens introduces the benefits of electricity and electric safety basics. Employing the "big book/little book" system for teaching reading, teachers use the large version for reading the story aloud in class. The child-size version is perfect for reading groups and to take home.

Grade Level: 1-3
Publisher: The Culver Company


The Electrical Safety Issue

Who Knew? The Electrical Safety Issue
This preteen-targeted workbook uses word games, mazes, a role-playing scene, a board game, and more to help youths understand that electricity can help us in a lot of ways -- but that it's also very dangerous! Explains how electricity travels from a power plant to one's home, provides key indoor and outdoor electrical safety tips, and includes activities for children and parents to do together.

Grade Level: 3-5
Publisher: Channing Bete Company
Extras: Teacher Guide


Experiments to Explore Electricity

Electrical Safety World Book
Electrical Safety World is a magazine-style activity and experiment booklet designed to work in a classroom setting and/or for independent use. It teaches mandated science concepts while powerfully reinforcing electrical safety messages. Topics include how electricity is made, renewable and nonrenewable energy sources, indoor and outdoor electrical safety tips, and how to respond in electrical emergencies. Students learn the importance of safety through real-life testimonials.

Grade Level: 4-6
Publisher: The Culver Company


It's A Wired World

It's A Wired World
Working in teams and using simple materials-batteries, flashlight bulbs, and copper wire-students construct safe circuits. By studying electrical circuits and electricity's path to the ground students learn how to stay safe.

Grade Level: 4-8
Publisher: The Culver Company
Extras: Teacher's Guide


Don't Get Zapped

Don't Get Zapped!
Developed with the assistance of middle school teachers, this magazine-style activity book easily ties into existing science curriculum. Students will read about Olympic 2000 kayaker Cliff Meidl who was severely injured in a power line/jackhammer contact when he was 20. They can also experiment in the classroom getting them thinking about the power of electricity and how to stay safe.

Grade Level: 6-8
Publisher: The Culver Company
Extras: Teacher's Guide

Learn the uses and limitations of our fresh water supply through hands-on activities.

Be Water Wise

Be Water Wise Activity Book
Full-color, easy-to-understand guide to water conservation. Teacher-endorsed, early-learning activities teach preschoolers and nonreaders about water and water conservation. Makes learning about water and water conservation fun and educational.

Grade Level: PK-1
Publisher: The Culver Company


We Use Water Wisely

Know What? We Use Water Wisely!
Help children build water-conservation skills in an entertaining way! This interactive workbook features engaging graphics, age-appropriate text, and fun activities that grab kids' attention and help them learn where water comes from and what they can do to keep water clean. This workbook includes tips for conserving water at home and a family activity page that encourages parents to discuss water conservation with their children.

Grade Level: 1-2
Publisher: Channing Bete Company
Extras: Teacher Guide


The Water Savers Issue

Who Knew? The Water Savers Issue
Puzzles, mazes, "Splash and Save!" board game, and other interactive features teach children how to be water-wise. Helps them understand the water cycle, why water conservation is so vital to the health of our planet, and the important role they can play in conserving water every day.

Grade Level: 3-5
Publisher: Channing Bete Company
Extras: Teacher Guide


Let's Make A Splash

Let's Make a Splash! Information and activities for a Course on Water
Dewdrop leads kids through a variety of simple, hands-on activities that let children see for themselves the uses and limitations of our fresh water supply.

Grade Level: 4-6
Publisher: Channing Bete Company