Lessons and Activities

Students at Escondido Elementary in Stanford, CA learn about what they can do to send clean, safe solar light to kids in Haiti.

One Million Lights Challenge

Use the One Million Lights Challenge as a way to engage students in interactive and engaging lessons that tie into classroom lessons. Here’s an overview packet (pdf) and a teacher/leadership background information packet (pdf) to help with planning.

Interdisciplinary Lessons on Solar, Energy, and Electricity

Help your students or classmates better understand solar energy, electricity, and other related lessons by integrating some of these hands-on lessons into your curriculum. You can find more activities like this at the website for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy at the US Department of Energy: http://www1.eere.energy.gov/education/lessonplans/.