Energy and Safety Education
At Cedarburg Light & Water, we believe that nothing is as important to the future of the community as our young citizens. We pride ourselves on our commitment to energy and safety education in Cedarburg.
Whether it’s through the classroom or the community, we strive to provide a strong network of information to educate community members about electric and water subjects.
As parts of our ongoing educational efforts, Cedarburg Light & Water provides educational materials and presentations to schools, service groups and seniors. We also provide teaching units, videos, publications and workshops to interested groups all year long.
The following are just a few examples of our energy and safety education tools.
Watts Up Meters
These concepts become tangible as the cyclist literally feels the effort required to light a bulb, heat water, or spin a motor. This is a fantastic education tool for use in the classroom as well as other settings. We will even send someone along with the bicycle to help facilitate your program.
KEEP makes the sometimes-intimidating topic of energy understandable to students of all ages. Second graders can learn about the coal mining process as they “find resources” in chocolate chip cookies. Middle school students can experiment with properties of motors by modeling an electric motor. High school students can discuss “energy futures” by studying energy trends and new technologies.
National Theatre for Children
NTC dedicates itself to educating young people on important and timely energy-related topics. Coined with printed curriculum materials and teacher guides, their imaginative and customized presentations effectively reach the students, teachers and parents.
The crackle of a high voltage electrical arc reinforces electrical safety messages that school-age audiences will not soon forget. This realistic tool demonstrates the effects of: