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For Younger Students: 

Energy Kids - Learn about energy basics and play energy games.
Climate Kids - Learn about climate change and our energy sources.
Power Up Coloring and Activity Book - An interactive and fun introduction to energy and conservation for young students.
Xcel Energy School - Provides a presentation on DVD, posters, teacher and student activity guides aligned to national and state learning standards and Take Action Kits filled with energy saving devices.

For Older Students: 

Colorado Energy Facts - Learn about energy in Colorado including an interactive map of generation facilities in the state.
US EPA Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator - This calculator can help you understand emissions data in every day terms, such as the annual emissions from cars, households, or power plants.

For Educators: 

CSU Energy Institute - Offers Clean Energy Curriculum for Colorado middle and high schools and a Colorado Wind for Schools Curriculum.
NEED - Explore a curriculum portfolio of over 130 teacher and student guides designed to teach teachers and 
students about energy.
NEED's Learning & Conserving KitThis kit includes a Teacher Guide, a class set of 30 Student Guides, and the materials necessary to conduct the following student activities: learning to read utility meters and utility bills, comparing EnergyGuide labels, and exploring electric nameplates; conducting comprehensive surveys of the school building and school energy consumption; working in groups to develop comprehensive energy management plans for the school. 
NREL - Educational outreach programs from an organization in our back yard
School Energy Team Blueprint - Provides a seven step approach to developing and implementing a school energy    management plan and organizing a school energy club.
Creating a "Culture of Conservation" at Your School - A Green Building Council guide to organizing conservation efforts in schools. A great resource!