Resources for Schools

One in every 20 schools in the United States is located within a half mile of a transmission pipeline or aboveground pipeline facility. Use the resources below to teach students and staff about the pipelines near your school and in your community.

School Outreach Program

Safe Digging School Program




811 Classroom Kit

811 Classroom Kit

Classroom materials that teach elementary students about pipelines and how to protect them.  Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Common Ground Alliance.  Use with – Pirate Video.
(PDF) 1.04 MB

More Publications

Pipeline Emergency Checklist

Pipeline Emergency Checklist for School Officials

Use this checklist to review your school’s safety plans and procedures.
(PDF) 184 KB

Pipeline Emergency Checklist

Pipeline Safety Activities Booklet

Students in grades 3-5 will enjoy learning about pipeline safety with this coloring and activity booklet.
(PDF) 4.05 MB



Pipeline 101 Website

Information about pipelines provided by the Association of Oil Pipelines and the American Petroleum Institute.