U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Fuel Cell Technologies Office – Education

Energy Education Links

These Web sites offer educational information about hydrogen and fuel cell technologies.

American Hydrogen Association – This site includes an educational section called Hydrogen Students as well as related features called Build Your Own Fuel Cell and Think Hydrogen.

California Energy Commission/Energy Quest – This energy education Web site of the California Energy Commission provides information about all kinds of energy, including hydrogen and fuel cells.

California Fuel Cell Partnership – Answers to questions such as: What is a fuel cell vehicle? What is hydrogen? How does it work? How many fuel cell vehicles are in California? Are fuel cells only for vehicles? What is the California Fuel Cell Partnership?

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Kids Zone – Electra, Geo, and Wendy are your guides as you learn more about energy basics through reading and hands-on activities.

Eco Soul – Includes background information on the Hydrogen Outreach Program for Education (HOPE) and a list of classroom materials available to both high school and middle school students.

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Kids Saving Energy – Visit the EERE Kids Saving Energy page to learn about renewable and alternative energy sources and how to save energy at home and at school.

Energy Information Administration (EIA) Kids Page – Join Energy Ant, the EIA's ambassador for energy information, as he teaches kids about energy via games, quizzes, experiments, and other fun activities.

Environmental Literacy Council – Includes background information for teachers.

Fuel Cell Store – Offers an extensive listing of hydrogen and fuel cell materials. Products available for sale include hardware for hands-on experiments as well as books and curricula.

Fuel Cells 2000 – Provides fuel cell installation and vehicle charts as well as hydrogen fueling station charts and other links for teachers.

How Stuff Works – Includes a printable version of short informational topic sheets.

Learning about Fossil Fuels – DOE's Office of Fossil Energy provides information for elementary and junior high students on fossil energy sources, such as coal, oil, and natural gas, as well as answers to a variety of questions from Dr. H. Carbon.

National Energy Education Development Project – Includes Energy InfoBooks and hydrogen fact sheets.

National Energy Foundation – This Foundation site provides curriculum, training and materials to promote a better understanding of energy, natural resources, and the environment.

The Smithsonian Institute's History of Fuel Cells – Summarizes the origins, types, and future of fuel cells