Standards-Based Materials, Guides, & Tests

StandardsPacific Gas and Electric Company knows that teachers possess the power to enlighten students. We also know that any worthwhile effort requires commitment and resources. That’s why we’re glad to offer you FREE educational materials.

Our materials teach students one of life’s most important lessons, the safe and responsible use of energy. Students will enjoy learning through books that are full of fun and interesting activities, experiments, stories, and facts. Additionally, our books address state science and health content standards, and reinforce math and reading skills.

For comprehensive, easy-to-use class lessons, be sure to download our companion teacher’s guides and pre/post tests.

 

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Aunt Sarah and the Amazing Power

 

 

Grades K-2

This beautifully illustrated storybook about safety tells a tale about three lovable kittens and their Aunt Sarah, and introduces the benefits of electricity and natural gas.

La tia Sara y la energia asombrosa

 

 

Grades K-2

Aunt Sarah and the Amazing Power in Spanish.

Let's Learn About Electrical Safety Outdoors

 

 

Grades 1-3

In this bright and whimsical book, Papa Bear and Sophie Bear take early readers on a tour around the home, neighborhood, and town in order to learn how to stay safe around electricity. Students will enjoy the word games and puzzles!

Electric and Natural Gas Safety and You

 

 

Grades 2-3

Sniff and Zap cartoon characters make it fun and easy for youngsters to learn about natural gas and electrical safety, energy distribution, and much more.

Stay Safe Around Electricity and Natural Gas

 

 

Grades 3-4

This book combines essential electrical and natural gas safety basics. The learning is fun, with challenging puzzles and age-appropriate word games. Contains valuable content regarding gas leak and hazard recognition, response, and prevention.

Seguridad con la electricidad

 

 

Grades 3-4

Stay Safe Around Electricity in Spanish.

Experiments to Explore Electricity

 

 

Grades 3-6

Packed with easy-to-follow experiments and challenging activities, this book helps kids understand how electricity works. All the experiments use everyday items that are easily accessible to teachers and students.

Electrical & Natural Gas Safety World

 

 

Grades 4-6

This imaginative activity book helps teach mandated science concepts while powerfully reinforcing electrical and gas safety messages. Content includes energy distribution, renewable versus nonrenewable resources, circuitry, and conductors and insulators.

Mundo de seguridad de la electricidad y el gas natural

 

 

Grades 4-6

Electrical & Natural Gas Safety World in Spanish.

The Shocking Truth About Electricity
and Natural Gas

 

 

Grades 5-6

This book combines essential electrical and natural gas safety basics. The learning is fun, with challenging puzzles and age-appropriate word games. Contains valuable content regarding gas leak and hazard recognition, response, and prevention.

Zap! Play It Safe Around Electricity
& Natural Gas

 

 

Grades 5-6

Kids learn about electric and natural gas safety with exciting stories, colorful graphics, real-life testimonials, and fun activities in a magazine-style activity book. Discover how a circus keeps fans electrified but safe. Go undersea to hunt for sunken treasure, protected by GFCIs. Find out how natural gas is distributed.

Don't Get Zapped! Play It Safe Around Electricity & Natural Gas

 

 

Grades 6-8

This colorful book incorporates intriguing stories and science experiments, including Electric Fish Tales, Lighting Treasure Hunts, and Experiments with Conductors and Insulators. A favorite with science teachers and students.

It's a Wired World

 

 

Grades 6-8

Immerse students in the intriguing world of electricity with this jam-packed book of activities. They'll gain a thorough understanding of electricity, circuits, and the path to ground, with 13 team projects and many creative assignments.

Science and Safety of Electricity & Natural Gas

 

 

Grades 6-8

This book offers the right mix of games, quizzes, stories, and fun facts to hold the interest of middle school students. It includes experiments and activities about electrolytes, conductivity, and static electricity, as well as the electric and natural gas safety tips that are most pertinent to this age group.

 

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