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Thanks for visiting! TVA has a lot of information to help students understand what electricity is and how it’s generated, how the Tennessee River is managed for multiple benefits, and how people in the Tennessee Valley benefit from TVA. Please take a moment to answer the survey in the upper right corner and tell us how we can improve this Web site.

photo of classroomTeacher resources

TVA has curriculum materials available for all grade levels to help students understand energy, electricity production, and the development of renewable energy sources. Read more here.

Below are some helpful links to find more curriculum materials and fun classroom activities!
National Environmental Education Week
U.S. Energy Information Administration
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Teaching Center
National Energy Education Development Project
U.S. Dept of Energy:  Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Energy Hog

TVA programs for kids

photo of kids at weekend academyTVA, its employees, and the distributors of TVA power work to support learning in a number of ways. Through the Weekend Academy, TVA engages inner-city children in widely varied learning activities. Through the Partners in Education program, TVA employees actively participate in the life of their partner schools, providing materials and support for activities. Read more here.