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“What is Energy?” Passport Activity Launch at The DoSeum

December 2, 2021
At Smart Energy Education and Watt Watchers of Texas we have worked tirelessly to update our resources and continue to provide the best energy education programs out there. Our goal to help boost energy literacy for K-12 students has remained the same throughout the pandemic and continues to motivate us when creating new resources for our community. And speaking of community, we were thrilled we had the opportunity to safely come together in person and launch a new learning experience in San Antonio with the DoSeum and our sponsor CPS Energy. 
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America Recycles Day!

November 29, 2021
November kicks off the start of the Holiday season! Recognized by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on November 15th, 2019, America Recycles day was created as an acknowledgement of the importance of recycling in the United States. It serves as a time for Americans to educate themselves about recycling and to reflect on how they use and dispose of the recyclable products they rely on in their everyday lives. 
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Plug Into Energy with Smart Energy Education Virtual Field Trips

November 10, 2021
The past two years have been full of surprises. In person restrictions continue to be implemented around the world and pose a unique obstacle for educators. Although most schools have returned to in-person learning, having in-school guest speakers and field trips are still not available for many schools. With the start of the new school […]
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Watt Watcher turned Energy Researcher

October 22, 2021
Watt Watchers of Texas was established in 1985 to help schools save money by saving energy. In the early years, Watt Watchers primarily focused on the Student Patrol Program, where students would walk through the hallways of their school in groups looking out for signs of wasted energy (such as lights left on in unoccupied rooms.) […]
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Energy Awareness Month

October 11, 2021
October is one of the most memorable months of the year. But there is more than just pumpkin spice and spooky decorations that make October special. Declared by President George Bush in 1991, October is also Energy Awareness Month!
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Welcome Back to School, Watt Watchers

October 7, 2021
With the fall semester in full swing, it's time to start thinking about all the amazing learning resources available at your fingertips. Watt Watchers is here to help you add excitement to your classroom through hands-on activities, project-based lessons, games, and short videos. Watt Watchers is a STEM program created to help boost energy literacy […]
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