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by shawn
Thu Apr 12, 2012 6:42 pm
Forum: Junior Solar Sprint (Miniature Solar Cars)
Topic: Race statistics
Replies: 1
Views: 4224

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: 4224

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: 6035

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: 6035

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: 5124

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: 5124

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: 2780

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: 8220

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: 12963

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: 4163

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: 6140

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: ...
by shawn
Wed Feb 02, 2011 2:54 pm
Forum: Green Dollhouse Challenge
Topic: Funding
Replies: 3
Views: 6140

Funding

Reply with ideas for funding.
Expenses include materials, outreach, special local programs, travel, shipping...
by shawn
Fri Jan 21, 2011 7:03 pm
Forum: Green Dollhouse Challenge
Topic: awards categories ideas
Replies: 2
Views: 5124

awards categories ideas

Historical concepts/research
Narrative, story-telling.
by shawn
Sun Jan 09, 2011 4:39 pm
Forum: Workshop Notes
Topic: Energy & Environment 2011-01 AAPT W17
Replies: 0
Views: 7701

Energy & Environment 2011-01 AAPT W17

These are resources we discussed in the workshop: National Energy Education Development Project http://need.org Mostly K-12, getting into college level. Workshops, free curriculum, kits free at workshops. 2011 Idaho National Labs Physics Teacher Workshops, recommended by DanNel Huggins: https://inlp...
by shawn
Mon Nov 01, 2010 3:40 pm
Forum: Green Dollhouse Challenge
Topic: Green Dollhouse Challenge web page
Replies: 1
Views: 4163

Green Dollhouse Challenge web page

We started a new URL for the GDC, Currently it just forwards to the project detail page, but we'll set up a system accessed through this URL that allows entrants and judges to register.
http://energyteachers.org/greendollhousechallenge.php