Widespread shutdowns to flatten the coronavirus curve have thrown many parents for a loop. How do you keep your kids busy and learning when you can’t leave home?

Our Energy 101 video series walks viewers (of any age!) through the science behind our energy system, how electricity gets from power plants to our homes and devices, how it affects the environment, and why it all matters.

If you’re looking for educational resources to supplement your school’s virtual curriculum during this unusual time, here are five short, engaging animated videos to spark their curiosity about energy:

Looking for more? Check out our YouTube playlist for more energy-related content and the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s YouTube channel for videos on other topics like economics, healthcare, criminal justice, education, and more.

By the way…

The next installment of our Energy 101 series — an important overview of environmental science and technology you won’t want to miss — is coming out soon! Subscribe to our weekly newsletter below to be the first to know when it launches.


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