Educational videos

 Educational videos

Educational Videos​Enhance your learning experience by checking out our online videos. Some of our favorites for classroom learning include the following.

Energy topics

Electric and natural gas safety (adults): A five-minute overview of both our local electric and natural gas systems with important tips on how to keep safe around our infrastructure.

Electric and natural gas safety

Electric Safety (adults​): A two-minute overview of our local electric system and how to keep it safe.

Electric Safety

Natural Gas Safety (adults): A three-minute overview of our local natural gas system and how to keep it safe.

Natural gas safety

Kids and natural gas safety (elementary & middle school): A two-minute animated video from the American Gas Association that explains which appliances use natural gas, how to identify a natural gas leak and what to do if a leak occurs.

Kids and natural gas safety

Colorado Springs' Energy System (all ages): Learn the history of our electric and natural gas systems and take a look at what the future might hold.​

Our Energy Connection

Water topics​

Liquid Assets: The Value of Water (all ages): A three-minute video offering a visually beautiful overview of water use and water demands in Colorado.

Liquid Assets: The Value of Water

Colorado Springs’ Water System (all ages): Learn the history of our water supply from the City's founding in 1871 to our complex water distribution system today.​

Colorado Springs' Water System

Water Facts (elementary - adults): Courtesy of GE Water & Process Technologies, this 3 minute video teaches how much fresh water is available on Earth, and the value of this precious resource.​​

Water Facts

A Day Without Water (middle & high school): Courtesy of Manitou Springs High School, this 4.5 minute video details a day without water--an effort to raise awareness and inspire water conservation.

A Day Without Water

Fix a Leak - Water Smart Tips (high school & adults): Courtesy of Douglas County Water Resource Authority, this two-minute video shows that fixing a leak is probably the easiest way to save water and money.

Fix a Leak

Stella Fixes a Leaky Flapper (elementary – adults): Courtesy of Mark Shively and Wolfpack Communications, this 2.5 minute video shows Stella, a 4th grader, offering easy steps to replace the flapper in your toilet.

Stella Fixes a Leaky Flapper

Sustainability: Dead Trees and Dirty Water in the Rockies (middle, high school & adults): Courtesy of NBC Learn and the National Science Foundation, this five-minute video shows how pine beetle and drought have changed parts of the water cycle in Colorado.​

Sustainability: Dead Trees and Dirty Water in the Rockies

Sustainability: The Water Cycle (middle, high school & adults): Courtesy of NBC Learn and the National Science Foundation, this seven-minute video helps viewers understand all the parts of the Water Cycle.

Sustainability: The Water Cycle

Colorado’s Forests: Past, Present and Future (middle, high school & adults): Courtesy of the Colorado State Forest Service, this seven-minute video discusses the ecology of our forests, and how years of fire suppression have made them unhealthy. Includes footage of the Waldo Canyon and Black Forest fires, along with flooding in the Pikes Peak area.

Colorado Forests

Forest Management: Creating Resilient Forests for Colorado (middle, high school & adults): Courtesy of the Colorado State Forest Service, this 11 minute video outlines how forest management will strengthen forests weakened by overgrowth and insect disease. Intense fires, soil damage and flooding are discussed about half way through the video.

Forest Management