Educational Resources

Science Lab

The Science Lab is a series of simple, hands-on science experiments that will spark student interest in science. Science Lab experiments can be used in the classroom or at home, and are suitable for kids in fourth through 12th grades. Each experiment features simple tools and ingredients, and includes downloadable instructions.

  • Build a Motor
  • The Great Marble Drop
  • How to Build a Turbine
  • How to Build a Tower

The Miracle of Electricity

Electricity. You can’t see it, yet its power is evident just about everywhere you look. Learn more about this essential resource – from how it is generated and increasingly consumed to what you can do to be a smarter energy user. This information can be used in the classroom or at home, and is suitable for kids in eighth through 12th grades.


  • Hydropower Flows Here coloring sheet #1
  • Hydropower Flows Here coloring sheet #2
  • Hydropower Pop-Up Model
  • Getting Hydropower from the Dam to Your Home
  • The Water Cycle Hexaflexagon
  • Following Nature’s Current
  • How do our carbon emissions compare?
  • Hydropower STEM Educational Resources Portal​ (Open EI)


  • Keeping the Lights On

Fish and Wildlife

  • The Amazing Journey of Columbia River Salmon – booklet
    This richly illustrated 22-page story book follows the life of a Columbia River Salmon from a tiny stream to the ocean and back again. The booklet discuss salmon habitat, predators and lifecycle, and also provides an overview of the Northwest river system. For independent reading for fourth grade and older, or guided classroom use for younger grades.
  • The Amazing Journey of Columbia River Salmon – poster
    This 21″ x 33″ poster can be used along with the booklet to explain the lifecycle of Northwest salmon.
  • Project Need: Putting Energy into Education
  • Water Science for Schools
  • Salmon Activity Book
  • Salmon Hexaflexagon
  • The River Mile: Classrooms can “ adopt” a mile long section of the Columbia River

Wind Energy

Energy Efficiency

Lewis County PUD has several copies of “Kato’s Electrical Safety” 16-page coloring available to teachers who are interested in ordering classroom sets.

Grade Level: Pre-K through 3

Public Power Week -- Classroom Materials Request

Please fill out this form if you are a classroom teacher who is interested in requesting a classroom set of electrical safety coloring books. Once you submit the form, someone from Lewis County PUD will contact you within 24 hours to arrange either deliver or pickup of requested materials.

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