ParentsLearning about energy is fun with CFL Charlie™. The Touchstone Energy ® Cooperatives “Super Energy Saver” program is a fully integrated energy education campaign that includes web-based lessons, web activities and games, and printed materials. The program teaches children about energy, electrical safety, energy efficiency and renewable energy. The lessons and activities are designed to meet national learning standards and are recommended for grades K-5.
Use the materials below to teach your kids about energy and energy saving.
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The program was developed by Touchstone Energy® Cooperatives. Visit the Teacher Zone for additional learning opportunities. Learn more about energy savings around the house by visiting TogetherWeSave.com.
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Please note that the materials provided feature registered and non-registered copyrights and trademarks. Touchstone Energy ® Cooperatives, Inc has granted permission to reproduce these materials for use in the classroom. Any other, non-educational or commercial use of the materials, including the CFL Charlie™ image contained in these materials, requires the prior, written permission of Touchstone Energy ® Cooperative, Inc.
Turn off all the lights every time you leave the room.
Shut down the computer when you are done using it.
Unplug electronics like cell phones, video game consoles, and televisions when not in use.
Set your thermostat to 78 in the summer and 68 in the winter.
Don't hold the refrigerator door open for long periods of time.
Check windows and doors for air leaks.
Replace incandescent light bulbs with energy efficient CFL light bulbs.