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by shawn
Sat Jul 16, 2016 3:33 am
Forum: Workshop Notes
Topic: Solar Cookers for Learning about Materials, Energy, Sensing, and Society 2016 07 16 AAPT W45
Replies: 2
Views: 5488

Solar Cookers for Learning about Materials, Energy, Sensing, and Society 2016 07 16 AAPT W45

Workshop description as it appears in catalog Sacramento is the home of Solar Cookers International, a longstanding research and advocacy organization that has been disseminating designs and practices for solar cooking. EnergyTeachers.org is a network of educators interested in energy production an...
by shawn
Wed Jun 08, 2016 1:31 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Shawn Reeves, physics teacher
Replies: 1
Views: 11821

Re: Shawn Reeves, physics teacher

Update I am teaching electronics labs at Babson College part time, active in American Association of Physics Teachers, and have received some special experience since 2006. Since then I developed Green Dollhouse Challenge, taught several courses to a home school cooperative in Ithaca, New York, and...
by shawn
Tue May 17, 2016 9:00 am
Forum: Field Trips
Topic: Help needed: review and add trips from EIA
Replies: 0
Views: 6249

Help needed: review and add trips from EIA

The US DOE EIA has a list of field trips that we need to review before adding to our own guide. For each site we need to know whether field trips are still available, whether we already have an entry on the site in our own guide, and whether there is any more information that would be useful for pla...
by shawn
Fri Apr 22, 2016 1:38 pm
Forum: Field Trips
Topic: Tours of NedPower/Shell/Dominion wind projects at Mt. Storm West Virginia?
Replies: 0
Views: 5771

Tours of NedPower/Shell/Dominion wind projects at Mt. Storm West Virginia?

3rd grade students at Pendleton, West Virginia want to know whether they can tour the NedPower wind turbine farms at Mt. Storm. Rodney Ludwig, Power Generation Operations & Maintenance Trainer, is currently in charge of tours to Mt. Storm's fossil fuel plant, and is finding whether there are any pos...
by shawn
Thu Apr 21, 2016 4:55 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Handy and affordable equipment
Replies: 1
Views: 4449

Re: Handy and affordable equipment

I met representatives for three manufacturers of oscilloscopes and similar electronic test equipment at the Embedded Systems Conference in Boston last week. Siglent produces very low-cost oscilloscopes that they say are used by many educational institutions. http://www.siglentamerica.com/index.aspx ...
by shawn
Thu Apr 21, 2016 2:24 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Handy and affordable equipment
Replies: 1
Views: 4449

Handy and affordable equipment

Please reply to this topic with requests for and experiences with equipment for teaching electronics.

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by shawn
Tue Nov 24, 2015 5:56 pm
Forum: Green Dollhouse Challenge
Topic: How to find materials
Replies: 1
Views: 8773

Getting materials donated in the Los Angeles area

Ecoset Consulting manages donated materials from the entertainment and advertising industries around Los Angeles. Interested organizations can join their mailing list and/or a targeted database.
http://ecosetconsulting.com/reuse/
by shawn
Wed May 20, 2015 10:43 am
Forum: Field Trips
Topic: energy-related sites in Alabama?
Replies: 0
Views: 6298

energy-related sites in Alabama?

Recently educators have been searching for field trips about renewable energy in Alabama. Do you know of any sites?
Please enter them in our form at http://energyteachers.org/ftg-site-entry.php or reply to this thread with any information.
by shawn
Wed Apr 15, 2015 11:15 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Where can we buy supplies for teaching electronics?
Replies: 3
Views: 5476

Modern Device

Does the store specialize in education? Yes! Many of our products grew out of things I designed for my classes at Rhode Island School of Design [where a founder still teaches]. An example is our wind sensors, which grew out of a project that needed to sense human breath up close, but without a mask...
by shawn
Wed Apr 15, 2015 10:26 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Where can we buy supplies for teaching electronics?
Replies: 3
Views: 5476

Sparkfun

Does the store specialize in education? SparkFun Electronics Department of Education views electronics as more than just a fun hobby or a career path, but as a creative medium for changing the face of education. Our curriculum, resources and products are designed specifically as hands-on learning t...
by shawn
Wed Apr 08, 2015 7:48 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Where can we buy supplies for teaching electronics?
Replies: 3
Views: 5476

MPJA Online—A Florida-based catalog

Marlin P. Jones & Associates offers electronics components, kits, and tools, for hobbyists, engineers, and electricians. They offer online shopping. "Limited open accounts available to government, schools, hospitals and corporations...Orders shipped to an address in Florida must pay Florida State Sa...
by shawn
Wed Apr 08, 2015 7:42 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Where can we buy supplies for teaching electronics?
Replies: 3
Views: 5476

Where can we buy supplies for teaching electronics?

If you have recommendations for places to buy general or specific electronics supplies, please let us know by replying with contact information, preferably a web site and/or a store location, including state/province and nation. Does the store offer bulk discounts? Does the store offer tools, like s...
by shawn
Fri Nov 14, 2014 1:15 pm
Forum: Green Dollhouse Challenge
Topic: Lesson plans
Replies: 0
Views: 6410

Lesson plans

Please reply to this topic with ideas, questions, and resources for lesson planning, incorporating this sustainable architecture project in the classroom.
by shawn
Sun Apr 27, 2014 2:44 pm
Forum: Green Dollhouse Challenge
Topic: Frequently questioned answers (FQA)
Replies: 0
Views: 6414

Frequently questioned answers (FQA)

The following are special points about our Green Dollhouse Challenge that commonly get confused. If you have a difficult question, please reply to this post, and we'll put helpful answers below. GDC is not a competition. There are awards, but participants do not have to beat other participants to ge...
by shawn
Sat Jun 29, 2013 10:35 pm
Forum: Green Dollhouse Challenge
Topic: 2013-06-29 NYS Press Release
Replies: 0
Views: 7001

2013-06-29 NYS Press Release

FOR RELEASE:IMMEDIATE CONTACT: SHAWN REEVES, PRESIDENT [insert phone here] Energy org brings Green Dollhouse Challenge to New York State ITHACA, NY — Children, artists, and designers gathered to exhibit their unique creations exploring sustainability and play, winning several awards in an architectu...