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Electric Universe

Electric Universe is designed for educators, students and the general public to learn about electricity and other energy-related topics. The website is organized into different sections for different age groups. So enjoy exploring!

  • Louie’s Space, geared for students in grades K through 5, introduces electricity and the concept of conductors. When students complete the reading and activities, they earn a Louie the Lightning Bug© certificate. Other Electric Universe sections offer additional games, coloring book pages, activities and movies featuring Louie as he teaches about safety.
  • New Frontiers, designed for students in grades 6 through 12, provides information about electrical safety, careers in electric utilities, power generation and the role electricity plays in daily life. This section includes instructions for an experiment involving temperature and containment.
  • Wise Energy Use teaches energy conservation, as well as how to protect the environment. A highlight of this section is the Power Bandit game, testing players on ways to conserve electricity in our homes.
  • Educators are invited to access Just for Teachers, which offers lesson plans and experiments, suggestions for classroom activities, an energy glossary and additional resources.
  • Power Plus offers additional details about safety around the home for adults.
Energy Underground 

Energy Underground is designed for educators, students and the general public to learn more about energy and natural gas. The website is organized into different sections for different age groups! Take a look!

  • In Sniffy’s Underground, Sniffy the Sniffasaurus© helps elementary-age students discover facts about natural gas safety both inside and outside of homes. This section explains how natural gas is formed, how we add odorant to know gas is present and information about careers related to natural gas. Students also will find vocabulary games and activities.
  • Deep Earth was created for middle and high school students with information about natural gas safety, fossil fuels, energy conservation and careers in the industry. This section features details about how scientists developed pipeline systems to transport natural gas and how natural gas lighting preceded the use of electricity.
  • Educators are invited to access Just for Teachers, which offers lesson plans and experiments, suggestions for classroom activities, an energy glossary and additional resources.
  • Videos for students in grades K-4 and 5-7 explain basics of natural gas and offer safety tips.