Educational Programs

Energy Heroes workshop in an elementary school classroom.

Energy Heroes LogoCity Light's Energy Heroes program offers free educational workshops and classroom presentations for teachers and students in grades 1-12 to create and support Energy Heroes across our community. This program focuses on energy conservation and electrical safety, renewable energy, sustainability, electrification, and equity.

All our programs are interactive, promote curiosity, and reinforce curricula already being taught in the classroom. Each presentation or workshop can be tailored to align to class periods within your specific school.

To register for an Energy Heroes workshop or get more information, submit a request through the link below.

Electrical Safety Classroom Presentation

Woman presenting an educational program to young studentsThis interactive presentation teaches students in 1st and 2nd grades about the basics of how electricity works and how to be safe with electricity both indoors and outside. Students help Detective SafetySmarts and the City Light Energy Heroes solve a stack of puzzling cases through stories, singing, and movement.

Renewable Energy Classroom Workshop

Woman presenting an educational program to studentsThis workshop teaches students in 3rd through 5th grades about renewable energy and the importance of energy conservation, including what role City Light plays as their electric utility. Students team up as Energy Heroes to help their community conserve energy through relatable, personal action.

Energy and Sustainability Classroom Workshop

Two boys look at a hydropower information sheetThis workshop teaches students in 7th and 8th grades about energy systems through a hydropower model and regional power mix activity. Concepts like the importance of environmental stewardship and the role City Light plays as their electric utility are covered. Students develop a good understanding of where their power comes from and how to harness it responsibly.

Electrification and Equity Classroom Workshop

Two kids look at a climate information sheetThis workshop teaches students in 9th through 12th grades about the process of electrification and its intersections with environmental equity, greenhouse gas reduction, and climate change mitigation. Students explore complex topics by modeling solutions and strategies based on real-life local electrification projects to understand their impact on the communities City Light serves.

City Light

Dawn Lindell, General Manager and CEO
Address: 700 5th Ave, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 34023, Seattle, WA, 98124-4023
Phone: (206) 684-3000

Seattle City Light was created by the citizens of Seattle in 1902 to provide affordable, reliable, and environmentally responsible electric power to the City of Seattle and neighboring suburbs.