Consumers Energy Connects Michigan Students with New EmPOWERed Kids Smartphone App

The EmPOWERed Kids program features safety presentations for Michigan classrooms.
The EmPOWERed Kids program features safety presentations for Michigan classrooms.

 

 

 

Tis the season for freshly sharpened pencils and brand new folders. That’s right—September is back-to-school month in Michigan. As parents are preparing lunches and students are filling school buses, Consumers Energy launches its new smartphone app and classroom program called EmPOWERed Kids. The new technology provides Michigan students, teachers and parents with an engaging way to learn about energy.

Students enjoy the fun learning experience created by the EmPOWERed Kids program
Students enjoy the fun learning experience created by the EmPOWERed Kids program

 

 

 

EmPOWERed Kids Across Michigan

Every year, Consumers Energy teams up with Michigan schools to deliver important lessons about electricity and natural gas, renewable energy and safety. Not only are we committed to energy lessons in the classroom with the EmPOWERed Kids program, but parents may also download the free app at home for continued learning.

The EmPOWERed Kids app is available for most smartphone devices and tablets including iPads. Search “EmPOWERed Kids” in the App or Play Store to download now. Our engaging app teaches kids about:

  • How electricity is made from coal, wind, water and even cow manure
  • How to recognize danger signs involving electricity and natural gas
  • What natural gas smells like and what to do to stay safe

For more information, teachers and parents can read

Consumers Energy’s education newsletter!