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by shawn
Fri Aug 31, 2012 10:29 am
Forum: Green Dollhouse Challenge
Topic: How to find materials
Replies: 1
Views: 8773

How to find materials

Re-use being an award category, think about finding used materials.
Here's an arts-materials re-use organization in New York City, Materials for the Arts:
http://www.mfta.org/donors.html
by shawn
Sun May 20, 2012 4:04 pm
Forum: Junior Solar Sprint (Miniature Solar Cars)
Topic: Junior Solar Sprint in 2012 and beyond
Replies: 0
Views: 12284

Junior Solar Sprint in 2012 and beyond

The US Army, which has funded Junior Solar Sprint in the Northeast for the past several years, has assigned, via the Army’s Youth Science Cooperative Outreach Agreement, an agent at Virginia Tech to identify the next organization, after Northeast Sustainable Energy Association closed its education d...
by shawn
Fri May 18, 2012 1:23 am
Forum: Green Dollhouse Challenge
Topic: Funding
Replies: 3
Views: 7225

Exelon grants for events

Exelon, a company owning power plants in several states, offers funding in those areas specifically for programs or events.
http://www.exeloncorp.com/community/giv ... rants.aspx
by shawn
Wed May 02, 2012 12:56 am
Forum: Green Dollhouse Challenge
Topic: Funding
Replies: 3
Views: 7225

Connect a Million Minds

Time Warner Cable's Connect a Million Minds program offers funding for work in their service areas. They are partners with the Coalition for Science After School, as are we,
http://connectamillionminds.com/
UPDATE:We applied 2012-05-01 for a small grant for Central New York's GDC.
by shawn
Thu Apr 12, 2012 6:42 pm
Forum: Junior Solar Sprint (Miniature Solar Cars)
Topic: Race statistics
Replies: 1
Views: 5078

Re: Race statistics

This from the NREL guidebook for Junior Solar Sprint: The Double Elimination Diagram is set up for the Colorado competition with 55 cars racing in 10 lanes. This diagram will illustrate how the competition will progress through the different heats. RACE 1: Race cars in heats of nine to ten cars at a...
by shawn
Thu Apr 12, 2012 6:34 pm
Forum: Junior Solar Sprint (Miniature Solar Cars)
Topic: Race statistics
Replies: 1
Views: 5078

Race statistics

The races in Junior Solar Sprint are usually run as double-elimination from heats of 4-6 tracks. A simple way to run double-elimination is explained here, in the context of pinewood derby: http://www.cubscoutpack273.org/derby/dblelim.html Double-elimination brackets for 20 or less players, in Excel ...
by shawn
Wed Feb 22, 2012 8:33 pm
Forum: Lesson Plans
Topic: Example courses—List yours here
Replies: 1
Views: 6840

McGrew's energy course for Genesee Community College

Ralph McGrew from Broome Community College in Binghamton, NY, sent me this email: Between 1970 and 1981 I taught a course on energy at Genesee Community College, Batavia, NY. I constructed the course and wrote the textbook and lab manual. It was an extraordinarily low-level course, requiring only ar...
by shawn
Wed Feb 22, 2012 8:30 pm
Forum: Lesson Plans
Topic: Example courses—List yours here
Replies: 1
Views: 6840

Example courses—List yours here

If you have taught a course about energy, leave us a description/syllabus here. Bonus points for recommendations on textbooks, equipment, etc.
by shawn
Thu Jan 26, 2012 5:41 pm
Forum: Green Dollhouse Challenge
Topic: awards categories ideas
Replies: 2
Views: 6018

Re: awards categories ideas

A new category from Daria Fisk: Cost of project, reducing costs of building, etc.
by shawn
Fri Jan 20, 2012 4:21 pm
Forum: Green Dollhouse Challenge
Topic: awards categories ideas
Replies: 2
Views: 6018

Re: awards categories ideas

Change sense of awards categories to clarify that these are potential awards, there may be more categories, there is a level of excellence required, entrants should shoot for 1-3 categories.

A new category:Retrofitting an existing dollhouse.
by shawn
Fri May 20, 2011 5:05 pm
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: Master in Wind
Replies: 1
Views: 3190

Re: Master in Wind

I'm sorry, beyond what's on our list and IREC's list (USA only), I don't know where to go, especially for someone in Bangalore: http://energyteachers.org/Links.php?LinkTopicSelect=47 http://irecusa.org/irec-programs/workforce-development/education-information/university-courses/ -Shawn EnergyTeacher...
by shawn
Mon May 02, 2011 3:38 pm
Forum: Field Trips
Topic: Contribute to the Field Trip Guide, or benefit from it...
Replies: 1
Views: 9038

Re: Contribute to the Field Trip Guide, or benefit from it..

We posted a challenge, copied below, on Sparked.com and Dawn A. was the first volunteer to provide an interesting field trip in New Jersey. Find field trips about energy for students EnergyTeachers.org provides educators with a database of hundreds of sites where they can take their students to lear...
by shawn
Tue Apr 26, 2011 12:33 pm
Forum: About these forums
Topic: Fighting spammers
Replies: 2
Views: 14778

Read me if you can't sign in or post messages

If you find you cannot post a message or sign in, your IP address might be listed as a 'bot' in our server. Please use the contact form at EnergyTeachers.org and we will lift the embargo on your address. Explanation There are thousands of servers that have been infiltrated by black market organizati...
by shawn
Thu Mar 31, 2011 2:31 am
Forum: Green Dollhouse Challenge
Topic: Green Dollhouse Challenge web page
Replies: 1
Views: 4999

Re: Green Dollhouse Challenge web page

UPDATE
We now have a working registration system for entrants. Each entrant can enter multiple projects, and documents can be uploaded for each project. The information is protected by the same registration system we use for this forum.
by shawn
Wed Feb 02, 2011 2:55 pm
Forum: Green Dollhouse Challenge
Topic: Funding
Replies: 3
Views: 7225

Re: Funding; National Grid for certain areas

National Grid Foundation Program: Education. Environment Summary: The Foundation was created to enhance the quality of life in areas where we provide services. Our ongoing challenge is to create opportunities for solutions to educational and environmental issues. Our educational priorities include: ...