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Connecticut Energy Efficiency Educator Offerings

Connecticut educators can take advantage of our engaging, no-cost energy education programs. Teach your students to be energy smart using materials aligned with Next Generation Science Standards and Common Core Standards for Math and English.

“The Energized Guyz” is an interactive e-learning package that offers classrooms a convenient, online-accessible option for experiencing energy efficiency education through live theatre.

The 35-minute livestream event presents a virtual lesson on energy efficiency for students in grades 3-5. A live host will introduce entertaining skits featuring a variety of characters and scenes that help classes discuss energy use.

Students and teachers will also have access to a Q&A with the host, plus an exclusive e-learning package that includes games, quizzes, e-books and lesson plans for the classroom.

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Students express their energy smarts through a variety of formats, including poems, essays, news articles, book reviews, posters, images, speeches, public service announcements, and  community based projects.

All contest prompts align with Next Generation Science Standards and Common Core Standards for Math and English Language Arts.

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eesmarts lesson materials are available for students in grades K-12 to develop an energy-efficient ethic and encourage smart energy habits in the future.

The lessons feature materials for students, hands-on activities, detailed teacher lesson plans, extensions and evaluation tools, all designed to fit seamlessly into any class curriculum.

eesmarts can also connect you with a certified educator to deliver a lesson in your classroom. You can work with our educator to select the lesson that best aligns with your lesson plans and students.

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The eesmarts program provides professional development workshops free-of-charge throughout the year to educators across the state of Connecticut for grades K-12. 

Workshops are led by the Capitol Region Education Council (CREC). 

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