This course explains the concept of energy literacy and introduces the Energy Literacy Framework developed by the U.S. Department of Energy. Educators can use the framework (available in English and Spanish) to teach adult learners about the role of energy in their lives and to generate potential interest in energy as a career field. This course explores the Fundamental Concepts that support each of the seven Essential Principles outlined in the Energy Literacy Framework; the course also provides examples of online resources, including video resources, that teachers can use to teach the principles and associated concepts to adult learners.

Course hours: 3 hours