Watt Watchers of Texas: Texas is Too Good To Waste™

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Virtual field trips with Discovery Education

June 4, 2021
Watt Watchers is proud to spotlight Conservation Station, a new educational initiative, sponsored by Itron,Inc., in partnership with Discovery Education. The purpose of Conservation Station is to help create a nationwide dialogue on the importance of current and future energy needs, resource utilization, and above all, promoting conservation.  Designed for middle school students, this innovative, […]
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Watt Watchers Teacher Training

June 4, 2021
If you’re a K-12 educator looking for energy education resources for your classroom, or tips on how to save energy at your school, look no further - Watt Watchers of Texas is robust STEM program with over 130 lessons, activities, games, tips, videos, and more - and it’s all 100% free.  Watt Watchers was founded […]
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Teacher Training Online

May 27, 2021
With the increasing focus on environmental education for students, it has become important for educators to expand their knowledge of the subject. Watt Watchers has designed a detailed session in alignment with the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) standards to cater to these requirements. The teacher training online session takes its guidance from the […]
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How to Save Energy in the Summer

May 7, 2021
During the summer months our energy bills tend to increase. Our air conditioners run more hours, you or others in your home may be spending more time on electronics, and we use our washers and dryers more (who can forget the endless washing cycles of your beach towels and bathing suits!?). All these activities will […]
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Building a Better Local Food System

April 9, 2021
If you live in an area where food is readily available, it’s possible to forget that not everyone has quick and easy access to food.  Across America, not everyone has access to fresh foods, and thus they live in what’s known as a food desert - an area with limited access to quality, affordable food.  […]
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World Water Day

April 9, 2021
What is one element that is non-negotiable in life? Here's another clue, the component provides sustenance for the earth in a variety of ways. If you guessed water, you guessed right. This is one element that freely flows from sinks, showerheads, and bottles for our use. It is seemingly abundant in our modern lives.  But […]
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