Announcing Solar and Wind in the Classroom: Teacher Workshops in NYS

Submitted by Arianna Grindrod, Education Director
2010-10-29 12:45:27

Solar and Wind in the Classroom Teacher Training Workshops
Give your students the tools they need to understand solar and wind energy technologies. Teachers and non-formal educators may participate in either or both of these free workshops:
• A Solar Kit for the Classroom; appropriate for grades 3-10; or
• Wind Wisdom for School Power…Naturally, appropriate for grades K-6.

At the workshop educators will receive:
• engaging, hands-on science and engineering activities that support New York State Learning Standards and Core Curriculum, addressing specific performance indicators; and
• a free energy education kit and support materials for your classroom, center, or institution.

For more information and to register for individual workshops visit NESEA:
http://www.nesea.org/k-12/events/

A Solar Kit for the Classroom Join NESEA staff on Wednesday, November 17 from 4:30 - 7:30pm at the Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve in Depew, NY and become familiar with solar energy concepts. Test out the experiments and give your students the tools they need to understand solar technologies. This workshop supports NYSERDA\'s School Power...Naturally 15 Solar Kit lessons found at www.SchoolPowerNaturally.org. Registration is required. TO REGISTER go to:
http://www.nesea.org/k-12/events/solarkitfortheclassroomdepewny_196/
to download a registration form. Complete it and email to [see email image above] or fax to 413-774-6053. Questions contact [see email image above] or call 413-774-6051 x21. Please remember to bring a bag dinner. Light refreshments will be available.

Wind Wisdom for School Power Naturally, Join NESEA staff on Thursday, November 18, 8:30-11:30am at the BOCES Erie2 Center in Fredonia, NY. Gain a hands-on introduction to the technology and engineering involved in renewable wind energy and the scientific principles related to properties of the wind, energy transformations and electricity. Registration is required. TO REGISTER go to
http://www.nesea.org/k-12/events/windwisdomforschoolpowernaturallyfredoniany_195/ to download a registration form. Complete it and email to agrindrod@nesea.org or fax to 413-774-6053. Questions contact agrindrod@nesea.org or call 413-774-6051 x21.

A Solar Kit for the Classroom Join NESEA staff on Tuesday, November 30 from 9:00am - 12:00pm at the Adirondack Ecology Center of the Northern Forest Institute SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry Center in Newcomb, NY and become familiar with solar energy concepts. Test out the experiments and give your students the tools they need to understand solar technologies. This workshop supports NYSERDA\'s School Power...Naturally 15 Solar Kit lessons found at www.SchoolPowerNaturally.org. Registration is required. TO REGISTER go to http://www.nesea.org/k-12/events/asolarkitfortheclassroomnewcombny_193/ to download a registration form. Complete it and email to [see email image above] or fax to 413-774-6053. Questions contact [see email image above] or call 413-774-6051 x21.

Wind Wisdom for School Power Naturally, Join NESEA staff on Wednesday, December 1 from 4-7pm at the the Adirondack Ecology Center of the Northern Forest Institute SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry Center in Newcomb, NY. Gain a hands-on introduction to the technology and engineering involved in renewable wind energy and the scientific principles related to properties of the wind, energy transformations and electricity. Registration is required. TO REGISTER go to http://www.nesea.org/k-12/events/windwisdomforschoolpowernaturallynewcombny_194/ to download a registration form. Complete it and email to [see email image above] or fax to 413-774-6053. Questions contact [see email image above] or call 413-774-6051 x21.Please remember to bring a bag dinner. Light refreshments will be available.

All workshops and materials are free to classroom teachers and non-formal educators living and/or working in New York State, within NYSERDA's service territory through sponsorship by the New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA).

These workshops are part of the Solar Sails New York Project: an Expansion of Solar and Wind Energy Education for School Power...Naturally. This program is organized by NESEA and sponsored by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA).

For more NYSERDA sponsored teacher workshops, please see:
http://getenergysmart.org/EnergyEducation/Workshop.aspx

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