A fun and thrilling read about climate change, suitable for primary school kids. Available in English and Irish
Orla's the organiser who gets the message out to everyone. She knows there is a lot they can do to save energy but that they need to get everyone involved. If you want to communication like Orla why not to some research about where energy sources come on a webquest and then share your findings.
Making things expert
From bird boxes to bee hotels, Katerina is a whiz at making things to help protect biodiversity and the environment. You could try making something too. Use the SEAI activity to make a model wind turbine and investigate wind energy. Use Chapter 2 for 5th and 6th Class for help
New technologies expert
Armed with his Ahmed-o-pedia Ahmed uses technology to research ways that their school can start reducing energy waste. Why not do an energy audit in your home. Use Chapter 5 in 3rd and 4th Class as a guide to see where Guzzler uses energy and then do one in your own house.
Jack knows the importance of protecting habitats and biodiversity, especially our native trees and pollinator plants. You can learn about what plants need to grow and how energy is transferred from the sun to plants and animals in a food chain. See Chapters 1 and 2 in 3rd and 4th Class
Cleverest dog in Ireland
The kids don't know it but Sparkie understands everything. He leads his own investigation to find out what's going on.
A selfish, greedy energy waster Max Siphon is indifferent to the environment and only thinks of himself.
A well-intentioned nitwit Guzzler still has a lot to learn about reducing energy waste.
This illustrated story book will take children on a fast paced adventure. Readers will learn about sustainable energy while following the action to see if the villains or heroes will triumph!
Each of the Super Energy Activists has their own individual expertise from technology to nature. These can be used to inspire children to take their own energy actions at home or in school.
This book has been written by Lucinda Jacob and illustrated by Alan Nolan for SEAI and edited by Dr Orla Kelly from DCU, St Patrick’s College. It's jam-packed with colourful images and characters to engage and interest children in alignment with the primary curriculum.
Join our virtual workshop with Illustrator Alan Nolan, based on the adventure storybook ‘Climate SOS’.
During the workshop you’ll get to meet the Super Energy Activists Ireland kids and learn how to draw the infamous energy-wasting monster Guzzler, as well as Sparkie, the energy-saving wonder dog. Alan will also show you how to create your very own cool Climate SOS comic strip!Watch now Download comic strip
School teachers can order a hard copy of the book in English or Irish for their class by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or borrow a school set (30 copies) from your local library. Parents and kids can also borrow their own copy from one of our listed libraries. Please download the list to see which libraries are stocking the book.See participating libraries