DOWNLOAD NEW Energy Literacy Framework 5.0 - updated March 2017

Energy Literacy: Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts for Energy Education presents interdisciplinary energy concepts that, if understood and applied, will help individuals and communities make informed energy decisions. Learn more about Energy Literacy.

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AUDIENCE

K-12, Collegiate Educators

SUMMARY

Energy Literacy: Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts for Energy Education is an interdisciplinary approach to teaching and learning about energy. The framework identifies seven Essential Principles and a set of Fundamental Concepts to support each principle. The guide does not seek to identify all areas of energy understanding, but rather to focus on those that are essential for all citizens K-Gray. It presents energy concepts that, if understood and applied, will help individuals and communities make informed energy decisions.

STANDARDS

The Energy Literacy Framework is aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards and Common Core.

OWNER

U.S. Department of Energy

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