Electrical Safety Education

AEP offers a variety of electrical safety resources to help educate students and adults learn about electrical safety.

Safety Booklets
Safety Booklets featuring Louie the Lightning BugĀ® are available free to teachers and youth leaders who work with children in grades K-4 in the AEP Service Territory. Fill out the order form. Orders from outside our service territory will not be filled.

Electric Universe
Students of all ages will enjoy a visit to the Electric Universe website. Subjects include: safety rules; learning activities; educational games and videos; energy conservation; electrical facts about animals, the weather and the environment, the human body and astronomy; experiments; electrical generation and transmission; biographies of inventors and scientists; and career information. (Requires Flash Player.)

Just for Teachers
School educators are encouraged to visit Just for Teachers and register for access to information and resources including Louie the Lightning BugĀ® Teacher Kits for grades K -2 and grades 3 - 4. Each kit contains reproducible teacher information, student lessons, tests and activity sheets.

Online Video Resources
View and/or order DVDs for the classroom from your operating company on the following topics:

  • Anatomy of an Electric System
  • Call 811 Before You Dig; Contractor Safety
  • Contractor Safety
  • Copper Theft Consequences
  • Live Line Demonstration
  • Live Wire Dangers
  • Power Line Safety
  • Safety for Emergency Responders.

To view or order a DVD, see the Safety section of your local AEP operating company: