Curriculum Resources

Educator Resources

Xcel Energy’s e-SMARTkids Program


Explore Xcel Energy’s virtual classrooms and resources for K-12 educators and students. Take a virtual tour of a powerplant and a wind farm, get ideas for energy projects and play games or puzzles.

Minnesota Power

Minnesota Power offers a variety of educational materials for K-12 educators including Windy Classroom, Louie Safety Materials, Hands-On Energy Efficiency and more.

Center for Energy Workforce Development (CEWD)
Energy Industry Curriculum Center

A career in energy requires a strong foundation of the basics of the industry. These instructor guides, student guides, and hands-on activities developed by CEWD provide just that.

Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Ag in the Classroom, Educator Center

Recognize the importance of fuel energy and the fact that agriculture can produce biofuels, identify careers in these industries, and check out some available lab activities.