Every student should know how to use energy safely and responsibly. Explore ways to make energy lessons easy, effective and fun.
Looking for new ideas to engage your kids in learning at home while also finding ways to reduce energy costs at the same time? Look no further!
At BGE, maintaining a safe and reliable electric and natural gas system and educating our customers about living and working safely around electric wires and natural gas is our first priority.
The contest features top awards of $10,000, $5,000, three $3,000 awards and up to nine $1,000 awards for the top video from each participating county.
The Adventures of Captain Mercaptan®, a BGE Natural Gas Safety Hero Challenge is an annual contest offered every fall and is open to all public and private elementary schools in BGE's service area.
Visit BGE's Safety Central for contest deadlines, entry kit and rules and to see submissions from past winners.
BGE is partnering with local libraries to spread the word about energy efficiency! Join Lumi℠, your virtual energy coach, on an energy saving adventure and learn easy energy savings habits!
BGE sponsors virtual learning robots, through the Digital Classroom 2.0 program.
Through the program and the guidance of the county
school system’s Home and Hospital Teaching team, a
virtual learning robot can be offered to a student who is expected to be out of
school for at least two months or who is going to be out of school
several times each week due to a medical condition or treatment. Grant
funding is available for one virtual learning robot per county within BGE’s
service area. Interested education foundation representatives should visit BGE.com/Giving to
The grants help to expand innovative ideas for academic enhancement and workforce development in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and environmental disciplines.
BGE provides tools and resources to help educators in our service area teach children about energy conservation and safety.
Classroom resources can be found at http://energysafekids.org/bge/. The website contains the latest information presented through interactive online technologies with portals specifically for teachers, students and parents. Educational benefits include:
BGE's Smart Energy Academy partners with elementary schools to provide fun interactive lessons on electricity and hands-on learning kits that power students to be super energy savers! Lumi, BGE’s virtual energy coach, guides students along the way.
The energy efficiency education easily integrates into existing teaching curriculum because BGE's Smart Energy Academy offers teachers STEM-focused kits with program content and lesson plans that meet Maryland State Learning Standards. At no additional cost, students within our service territory in grade 5 will receive a learning kit full of energy efficiency materials to use at home, an activities workbook, fun questionnaires, and more. Students can inspire their families to adopt new energy-saving and money-saving habits at home.
Visit BGE's Smart Energy Academy for more information on how to receive kits for your students.