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NIA Educational Resources


Welcome to the NIA Education Committee page!

This page provides resources for elementary through high school.  The goal is to provide classroom educational materials that will allow students to develop an understanding of the use of glass and porcelain insulators and how they were involved in our history.  

  Letter to Educators:

Lesson Plans: (pdf format):

Reference list: (pdf format)

 Please contact our Research & Education chair with any questions:  


Telephone Lineman

Civil War Era Insulators

Modern Power Transmission

Early town street showing the extent of open wire




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Last updated Wednesday, October 22, 2003