|All Energy Sources||Energy Education Links for Kids||Texas State Energy Conservation Office|
Provides links to a variety of energy education and game websites for kids.
|All Energy Sources||Energy Kids' Page||US Energy Information Administration|
Helps kids explore energy using fun facts and activities, plus information on famous people in energy.
|All Energy Sources||Energy Quest||California Energy Commission |
Includes the energy story (all types of energy), science projects, games, a library, profiles of "super scientists," teaching materials and many other resources [Flash plug-in required].
|All Energy Sources||Energize Your Future||Shell|
Provides energy information for students and educators and features games, activities and a glossary of industry terms.
|All Energy Sources||Just For Kids||Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection|
Teaches kids about air, land, water and energy, with simple text, games and "print and go" activities such as coloring pages.
|All Energy Sources||National Energy Foundation||National Energy Foundation|
Resources and activities for students and teachers including posters and topics such as energy conservation, energy safety, mining and minerals.
|All Energy Sources||Students' Corner||Federal Energy Regulatory Commission|
Explains how the commission regulates energy in the United States and includes games and quizzes on the topic.
|All Energy Sources||Understanding Energy||Total|
Offers resources on all energy sources and provides multimedia features on offshore drilling and biodiversity in the ocean.
|All Energy Sources||What's Your Energy IQ?||API|
An interactive game to test your energy knowledge.
|Biofuels||Facts About Ethanol||Offers facts about ethanol and how it is made|
|Biofuels||US E85 Fueling Stations||Shows United States E85 fueling stations on a map.|
|Biofuels||What is biofuel?||Offers simple descriptions of biomass, biogas, and other biofuels|
|Careers||Inside Industry UK||Inside Industry is a tool aimed at giving a total overview of jobs available in the energy industry and different entry routes into these jobs.|
|Coal||American Coal Council||Defines coal and offers career information and speaker resources.|
|Coal||Coal Association of Canada||Discusses Canada's coal industry, coal quick facts, environmental impact and career information.|
|Electricity||How Electricity is Made||Explains lightning, electricity and safety in simple language and offers links to several online games.|
|Electricity||NASA Sci Files||Electricity experiments and simulations.|
|Geothermal||Energy Kids Page||Illustrates how geothermal energy works, where it is found and how it is used.|
|Geothermal||Geothermal Basics||Learn about geothermal energy and enhanced geothermal systems. Learn about geothermal development history and look up geothermal terms in the glossary|
|Geothermal||Facts about Geothermal Energy||Presents an Australian perspective on geothermal energy.|
|Geothermal||Geothermal Energy Facts||Geothermal Education Office|
An introduction to geothermal energy including its definition, how it works, how it is used and where it is found.
|Geothermal||Geothermal Heat Pumps||Explains how a geothermal heat pump works with links to more in-depth information.|
|Geothermal||Geothermal Technologies Program||Describes the US Department of Energy (DOE) geothermal energy program. Includes facts and news.|
|Geothermal||What is a Ground Source Heat Pump?||International Ground Source Heat Pump Association|
Describes what a ground source heat pump is and how it works.
|Hydropower||Energy Kids Page||Illustrates how hydroelectric energy works, where it is generated and how it is used.|
|Hydropower||Hydropower Basics||Learn the basics about how hydropower works, its advantages and disadvantages, its use throughout history and resource potential.|
|Nuclear Energy||ABC's of Nuclear Science||Nuclear Science Division of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory|
An introduction to nuclear science including experiment ideas for chemistry and physics.
|Nuclear Energy||American Nuclear Society||The public section of this website features resources for teachers, students, the media and industry professionals. Recent news events and information on how to begin a conversation on nuclear matters is also included.|
|Nuclear Energy||Areva Group (France)||Website of the France-based world leader in nuclear power. The website offers educational material both in French and English, unless otherwise noted.|
|Nuclear Energy||Aula Didactica - Nuclenor (Spain)||Website from Nuclenor (Nucleares del Norte) a Spanish company specialized in nuclear technology and owner of the Santa Maria de Garoña nuclear power plant. The educational section of the website includes documents and interactive material that answer questions about energy, nuclear energy applications and how nuclear energy is produced. Currently available only in Spanish.|
|Nuclear Energy||BBC Schools (UK): Radiation and matter / Nuclear Reactions||Bite Size Revision section of the BBC Schools website targeting secondary students (ages 16+).|
|Nuclear Energy||Chart of Nuclides||Interactive chart of nuclides, presented by the National Nuclear Data Center (NNDC).|
|Nuclear Energy||Control The Nuclear Power Plant (Sweden)||Teaches visually about nuclear power plants, featuring an interactive diagram and a Java applet that allow visitors to simulate controlling the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.|
|Nuclear Energy||Espace Jeunes - CEA (France)||Website of the French government-funded technological research organization. Offers a broad spectrum of resources about radioactivity, nuclear energy and nuclear waste: online reports, multimedia/animations, pdf booklets and more. Available only in French.|
|Nuclear Energy||European Nuclear Society||Offers an exhaustive glossary of nuclear terms that is appropriate for all ages (also available as downloadable PDF file) and an information pool on nuclear topics exploring the energy uses of nuclear power, nuclear power plants, nuclear in the energy mix and generation IV (suitable for high school students).|
|Nuclear Energy||Foro Nuclear (Spain)||Comprehensive website by the Spanish Nuclear Industry Forum, a nonprofit association of Spanish companies involved in the peaceful use of nuclear power. Provides resources including: "Most common questions about nuclear energy," "Nuclear energy in Spain and in the world," "Spanish nuclear industry," "Nuclear technology dictionary English-Spanish," photo gallery, virtual tours and more. Available in Spanish and English.|
|Nuclear Energy||Greatest Engineering Achievements of the 20th Century: Nuclear Technologies||Contains detailed historical information, timelines and personal essays by key innovators for each of 20 major engineering accomplishments of the 20th century. The section on Nuclear Technologies addresses the historical perspective and the regulatory side of the industry. Recommended for high school students.|
|Nuclear Energy||INSC: Maps of Nuclear Power Reactors||Argonne's International Nuclear Safety Center (INSC) website features maps of power reactor locations worldwide. Includes information on power reactors only. Experimental reactors and other nuclear facilities are not included. Recommended to high school students and teachers.|
|Nuclear Energy||Kernenergie.de (Germany)||German information portal for the peaceful use of nuclear energy. A group of resources is also available in English. Includes nuclear energy resources covering nuclear energy basics such as history, safety, nuclear power plants in Germany and in the world, fuel cycle and a glossary.|
|Nuclear Energy||National Nuclear Data Center||The National Nuclear Data Center (NNDC) of Brookhaven National Laboratory collects, evaluates and disseminates nuclear physics data for basic nuclear research and for applied nuclear technologies. Its interactive Chart of Nuclides is an excellent resource tool for high school teachers and students.|
|Nuclear Energy||Nuclear Energy Institute - Science Club||Website maintained by the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI). The site features resources for students and teachers, including animations that explain the fundamental principles of nuclear energy.|
|Nuclear Energy||Nuclear Regulatory Commission: Students' Corner||US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Topics discussed include: "What is nuclear energy?", nuclear reactors, radiation, security, radioactive waste and more. Resources for teachers are also available.|
|Nuclear Energy||Nucleonica.net (European Commission)||A nuclear science website developed at the Institute for Transuranium Elements (European Commission) for students and professionals. Provides web-based applications—dosimetry and shielding, etc. Offers free educational resources suitable for high school students.|
|Nuclear Energy||Nuclearinfo.net (Australia)||Information about nuclear power by a group of physicists from the School of Physics at the University of Melbourne in Australia. The information level is appropriate for high school students.|
|Nuclear Energy||Particle Adventure||An interactive tour of quarks, neurotinos, antimatter, extra dimensions, dark matter, accelerators and particle detectors. Site is available in several languages and is presented by the Particle Data Group of Lawrence Berkeley National Lab.|
|Nuclear Energy||RSC Electronic Databook (UK)||Website aimed at secondary science students ages 11-16 and post-16 chemistry students and teachers. Databases that can be searched for a wide range of properties of elements and compounds, The site also includes important tools for physics such as emission line spectra and radioactive decay series.|
|Nuclear Energy||Schoolphysics.co.uk (UK)||This is a website for both students and teachers of physics, whether studied as a single subject or as part of a combined science course.|
|Nuclear Energy||Sellafield Ltd. : Succeeding with Science (UK)||This website is part of the Succeeding With Science education program supported by Sellafield Ltd. (on behalf of the British Nuclear Decommissioning Authority). This site is primarily for teachers ("produced for teachers by teachers").|
|Nuclear Energy||SFEN (France)||Available only in French.|
|Nuclear Energy||Virtual Nuclear Tourist||Virtual tours of nuclear power plants around the world.|
|Nuclear Energy||World Nuclear Association||Provides information on the environmental and human case for nuclear power and how it works. Also features an in-depth discussion on nuclear technology and the industry.|
|Oil and Gas||Adventures in Energy||Provides a talking, animated explanation of the oil and gas industry, with information about all the things made from oil and gas [Flash plug-in required].|
|Oil and Gas||EIA Report on Demand||Provides text description and statistics on global oil consumption and US oil consumption by product and region.|
|Oil and Gas||For Kids: Homeroom||Oklahoma Energy Resources Board|
Contests, games and science fair projects, in addition to well safety.
|Oil and Gas||Glossary of Terms||Society of Petroleum Engineers|
Confused by oil and gas terminology? Find definitions and links to other glossaries that can enhance your understanding.
|Oil and Gas||How Oil Drilling Works||Describes drilling in nontechnical terminology and includes graphics to explain processes and industry terms.|
|Oil and Gas||Industry Statistics||Here's where to look for different types of oil and gas industry statistics.|
|Oil and Gas||Learning About Fossil Fuels||Provides good explanations of coal, oil and gas (the history, how they are produced, usage, etc.) and includes a section called "Looking Down an Oil Well."|
|Oil and Gas||Oil Market Basics||Explains all segments of oil markets, from drilling and production to transportation, refining and stocks, plus discusses prices with links to illustrations, charts and graphs.|
|Oil and Gas||What's The Story on Oil Spills?||National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration|
Explains oil spills and cleanup in terms children can relate to and understand.
|Oil and Gas||Unit Conversion Factors||Society of Petroleum Engineers|
Need to compare numbers in different units or convert a statistic to a familiar unit? This section can help.
|Solar Energy||American Solar Energy Society||Offers general information on solar energy using text and resources for educators.|
|Solar Energy||International Solar Energy Society||Describes information on scientific and technical projects for solar energy held by this society.|
|Solar Energy||Solar Energy Calculator||Determine the yearly savings you will earn when installing a PV solar system for your home with this estimate calculator.|
|Solar Energy||Solar Energy||Provides links to energy websites for kids.|
|Wind||Alternative Energy Institute||West Texas A&M University's institute website offers data about wind energy and research. Appropriate for high school students.|
|Wind||American Wind Energy Association||Information on the national trade association for the wind energy industry.|
|Wind||Energy Kids Page||Information on the history of wind power and how it is harnessed.|
|Wind||European Wind Energy Association||Discusses the importance of wind energy as an alternative resource in today's world.|
|Carbon Capture||Carbon Capture and Storage||Wikipedia|
General information on the carbon capture process with links for more detailed information.
|Carbon Capture||CO2 Capture Project||Includes information on project activities, an introduction to CO2 capture technology, an extensive publications database, and a media and resources page including links to FAQs, non-technical reports, an image library and a glossary of CO2 capture terms.|
|Carbon Capture||Proposed CCS Storage Locations||Scottish Centre for Carbon Storage|
An interactive map showing commercially significant CCS sites (planned or operational) around the globe.
|Carbon Capture||What is Carbon Capture and Storage?||UK ERC|
An introduction to carbon capture and storage from the UK perspective.
|Climate Change||Greenhouse Gas Emissions||US Environmental Protection Agency|
Explains the four principle greenhouse gases that enter the atmosphere because of human activity, as well as greenhouse gas inventories, emission trends, and projections
|Climate Change||Climate Change||API|
Discusses how the oil and gas industry have responded to concerns about greenhouse gases and provides specific details on what individual oil and gas companies are doing to combat the greenhouse effect
|Climate Change||The GHG Protocol Initiative||World Resources Institute|
Provides information to help businesses manage their greenhouse gas emissions
|Climate Change||IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme||International Energy Agency|
Gives information from an international research collaboration that assesses technologies capable of achieving significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions
|Climate Change||Suppliers Who Reduce Emissions||Greetie|
Provides an international directory of suppliers compiled 1995 to 2005, whose technologies and services help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
|Climate Change||Climate Change, Energy Efficiency and Renewables||Chevron|
Summarizes Chevron's plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase energy efficiency
|Energy Efficiency||Academy of Energy Education||National Energy Foundation|
Focuses on energy efficiency and uses games, puzzles and contests to engage students, plus teaching resources.
|Energy Efficiency||Energy Chest||Create.org|
Offers an entertaining and interactive way for children ages 8-14 to learn about energy efficiency.
|Energy History||Engineering Technology and History Wiki (ETHW)||The Engineering Technology and History Wiki (ETHW) is a website which presents the history of the engineering profession, including the history of Petroleum Engineering, Mining Engineering, and Women in Engineering, among others. Learn how the engineering profession has evolved over the years and how engineers have improved the daily lives of people throughout history.|
|Energy Sustainability||Energy and the Environment||US Environmental Protection Agency|
Details what the EPA is doing to promote efficient and sustainable energy use
|Energy Sustainability||Energy for Sustainability||National Science Foundation|
Discusses programs in support of fundamental research and education in energy production, conversion, and storage, focusing on energy sources that are environmentally friendly and renewable
|Energy Sustainability||Energy Sustainability and Security||InterAcademy Council|
Presents key problems and challenges of energy sustainability and security, as well as ideas for solutions
|Energy Sustainability||Energy Sustainability||World Energy Council |
Discusses the basic economic, technological and environmental awareness resources needed to respond to the challenges of energy sustainability
|Energy Sustainability||Sustainability||New South Wales Department of Energy, Utilities and Sustainability|
Offers information on policies, reforms, and programs that ensure energy and urban water is sustainable, competitive, efficient, affordable, safe and reliable
|Energy Sustainability||Sustainable Development Report||ConocoPhillips|
Details ConocoPhillips' environmental and social performance including health and safety, economic contributions, technology use, and accountability for energy sustainability
|General Science||Energized Learning||US Department of Energy Laboratories|
Provides lessons and activities focused on specific skills and concepts students are expected to learn in science, mathematics, economics, social sciences and political science classes.
|General Science||Minerals and Their Uses||Mineral Information Institute|
Photos with summary of information on all minerals.
|General Science||Newton's Apple||Twin Cities Public Television|
Offers video clips and text on a variety of science topics geared towards kids, plus ideas for activities, science projects and teaching resources.
|General Science||Webelements.com (UK)||Mark Winter, The University of Sheffield and WebElements Ltd., UK|
Features an interactive periodic table with extensive information about elements and compounds, history and uses, data on simple compounds, electronic properties, physical properties, crystallography and nuclear properties.
|Science Fair Projects||Dr. Shawn's Super Science Fair Resource||Bright Science|
Dr. Shawn's "cheap and easy" science experiments, science tips on every page and championship science projects.
|Science Fair Projects||Science Buddies||Kenneth Lafferty Hess Family Charitable Foundation|
Resource for science fair project ideas, guidelines and tools, with links to competitions and teachers' resources.
|Science Fair Projects||Science Fair Center||Homeworkspot.com|
Provides links to general science fair sites and resource guides by subject and grade level.
|Science Fair Projects||Science Fair Central||Discovery Education|
Offers lesson plans, teaching guide for setting up a science fair and teaching tools, as well as just-for-fun experiments, tip sheets for each scientific category and study starters.
|Science Fair Projects||Science Fair Projects||Allsciencefairprojects.com|
Search to find a wide range of science projects for all grade levels.
|Science Fair Projects||Science Fair Project Resource Guide||Kidspace @ The Internet Public Library |
Provides a step-by-step online resource guide to choosing, completing and displaying a science project.
|Science Fair Projects||Science Fairs||Eastern Newfoundland Science Fairs Council|
Ideas are categorized by grade level, with links to science fairs throughout Canada.
|Science Fair Projects||ScienceProject.com||Science Project Corporation|
Find science projects by grade level or subject; more than 500 projects are available with membership.
|Science Fair Projects||The Original Science Fair Blueprints||Terimore Institute|
Step-by-step guidelines for completing a science fair project.
|Science Fair Projects||You and Your Science Fair Project: For Teachers, Students, and Parents||InformED|
Timeline of getting started, presentation tips, and parents' roles in projects
|Museums||Brunei Oil and Gas Discovery Centre||Seria, Brunei Darussalam|
|Museums||Canada Science and Technology Museum||Ottawa, Ontario, Canada|
|Museums||Deutsches Museum||Munich, Germany|
|Museums||Indonesian Oil and Gas Museum||Jakarta, Indonesia|
|Museums||Le Musee Francais du Petrole||Pechelbronn, Alsace, France|
|Museums||Leduc #1 Energy Discovery Centre||Devon, Alberta, Canada|
|Museums||Museo Nacional del Petroleo||Comodoro Rivadavia, Patagonia Argentina|
|Museums||National Gas Museum||Leicester, England|
|Museums||Norwegian Petroleum Museum||Stavanger, Norway|
|Museums||Petrosains Discovery Centre||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia|
|Museums||Satrosphere Science Centre||Aberdeen, UK|
|Museums||Telus Spark||Calgary, Alberta, Canada|
|Museums||Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources||Smackover, AR|
|Museums||California Oil Museum||Santa Paula, CA|
|Museums||Chicago Museum of Science and Industry||Chicago, IL|
|Museums||Drake Well Museum||Titusville, PA|
|Museums||East Texas Oil Museum||Kilgore, TX|
|Museums||Healdton Oil Museum||Healdton, OK|
|Museums||Houston Museum of Natural Science||Houston, TX|
|Museums||International Petroleum Museum and Exposition||Morgan City, LA|
|Museums||Illinois Oil Field Museum and Resource Center||Oblong, IL|
|Museums||Kansas Oil Museum||El Dorado, KS|
|Museums||Kern County Museum||Bakersfield, CA|
|Museums||Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig and Museum||Galveston, TX|
|Museums||Oil and Gas Museum||Parkersburg, WV|
|Museums||Oil Patch Museum||Russell, KS|
|Museums||Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum-Petroleum||Canyon, TX|
|Museums||Permian Basin Petroleum Museum||Midland, TX|
|Museums||Perot Museum of Nature and Science||Dallas, TX|
|Museums||Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum||Beaumont, TX|
|Museums||Texas Energy Museum||Beaumont, TX|
|Museums||West Kern Oil Museum||Taft, CA|