|Welcome to Kids' Corner, Central Hudson's educational resource center for children of all ages! Below are links to web sites about electricity, natural gas, safety, energy conservation and more. Click on these links to learn where electricity comes from, how it is used, and how to be safe when using electric appliances.
This site, from the Alliance to Save Energy, is designed to help children and adults learn how to conserve energy in the home. It is divided into two sections:
adult and children.
It includes games, energy-saving information, a downloadable teachers' guide, lesson plans, and interactive activities for grades 3-8.
Learn about electrical & natural gas safety through this fun and interactive site, hosted by Central Hudson. There are some experiments you can do at home and school, fun games, and even a teachers' resource section! Click on to learn more.
This site has information on the many different ways we use and produce energy, including electricity. Learn how different fuels are used to make electricity and how alternate forms of energy are used every day. This web site is brought to you by the U.S. Department of Energy.
Do you want to know more about energy? "For Students and Kids" is another place to visit for experiments you can do at home, games and interactive fun. This site is also sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.
Learn about climate change and its impact on Hudson Valley by downloading your copy of "Climate Change in the Hudson Valley: An Introduction to Global Warming for Students in Grades 6-8." The pamphlet was produced by Scenic Hudson and sponsored by Central Hudson.
Games, science projects, art contests and more can be found at California Energy Commission's "Energy Quest." Learn about forms of renewable energy, how electricity is produced, and how we can all use energy wisely.
It's an energy jungle out there, but take heart! This site has everything you'll need to know about the many ways energy is produced. Let Dr. E take you through his jungle laboratory to learn about solar, wind and geothermal energy, as well as alternative fuels and energy conservation. The site contains related links, and is hosted by the energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy division of the Department of Energy.
NASA has assembled these space-science-oriented games and activities for you to learn from and enjoy! Also, check out the NASA Space Place kids page and the 3D Station Spacewalk game.