Standards-Based Materials, Guides & Tests

Materials Support California Science and Health Content StandardsPacific Gas and Electric Company knows that teachers possess the power to enlighten students. We also know that any worthwhile effort requires commitment and resources. That’s why we’re glad to offer you FREE educational materials.

Our materials teach students one of life’s most important lessons, the safe and responsible use of energy. Students will enjoy learning through books that are full of fun and interesting activities, experiments, stories, and facts. Additionally, our books address state science and health content standards, and reinforce math and reading skills.

For comprehensive, easy-to-use class lessons, be sure to download our companion teacher’s guides and pre/post tests.


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Aunt Sarah and the Amazing Power


Grades K-2

This beautifully illustrated storybook tells a tale about three lovable kittens and their Aunt Sarah, with follow-up activities to reinforce safety tips. Topics include electric power lines and outlet safety, natural gas leaks, storm safety, water safety, and the dangers of planting and climbing trees near power lines.




Stay Safe Around Electricity and Natural Gas


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Grades 3-4

This book covers basic energy awareness and safety. The learning is fun, with challenging puzzles and word games. Topics include fallen power lines, gas leak prevention and response, the dangers of planting and climbing trees near power lines, water safety near hydroelectric dams, and disaster preparedness.




Electrical & Natural Gas
Safety World


Grades 4-6

This activity book helps teach mandated science concepts while reinforcing electrical and gas safety. Students explore energy distribution, renewable and nonrenewable resources, circuitry, conductors and insulators, tree/power line precautions, disaster preparedness, and water safety near hydroelectric facilities.




Mundo de seguridad de la electricidad y el gas natural


Grades 4-6

"Electrical & Natural Gas Safety World" in Spanish.











Zap! Play It Safe Around Electricity & Natural Gas


Grades 5-6

Kids learn electrical and natural gas safety through non-fiction articles in a magazine-style activity book. Go undersea to hunt for sunken treasure, protected by GFCIs. Help your family respond to gas leaks and prepare for floods with an evacuation plan. Learn all about safe tree climbing and planting.




Science and Safety of Electricity
& Natural Gas


Grades 6-8

This book offers a mix of games, quizzes, stories, and fun facts to hold the interest of middle school students. It includes experiments about electrolytes and conductivity, natural gas geology and exploration, understanding and preparing for natural disasters, water sports safety, and tree/power line precautions.





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