Junior Solar Sprint workshops for teachers

A special forum for teachers and mentors of students designing, building, and racing cars for Junior Solar Sprint, a solar car challenge for middle school students.
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Junior Solar Sprint workshops for teachers

Post by shawn » Tue Apr 24, 2007 3:17 pm

If you have announcements or comments about workshops, post a reply to this topic.
I'll delete announcements a while after the workshop occurs.
Workshops and events:
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Northeast JSS workshop general announcement

Post by shawn » Wed Feb 11, 2009 11:59 am

FREE MODEL SOLAR CAR WORKSHOP FOR GRADES 5 to 8 EDUCATORS
Teachers, community educators, and youth leaders: Take one of the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association's (NESEA) FREE model solar car leader workshops.
Find the date and location that works best for you and come learn about solar energy and the Junior Solar Sprint Program.
This project is appropriate for students in grades 5-8 and is a great opportunity for a class, after school, home school, or youth group. At the workshop, you learn how to lead your students through this highly motivating, unique learning experience. Your young engineers will deepen their understanding about solar energy, math, physical science, and craftsmanship.
Teams can enter their cars in local design and race competitions with top winners invited to an annual Northeast championship. A letter of attendance for your professional development is also provided, and some workshops offer door prizes for attendees.
To register (required), visit the NESEA website:
http://www.nesea.org/k-12/juniorsolarsp ... workshops/
and download a form,
OR just email or FAX us your name, address, email, phone, school/organization and grade. Be sure to note the date & location of the workshop. FAX: (413) 774-6053
EMAIL: sreyes nesea.org

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Buffalo workshop postponed--vote for new date

Post by shawn » Mon Feb 16, 2009 11:02 pm

POSTPONED...Keep an eye on EnergyTeachers.org for new date. Go to the following site to vote for a new date:
http://doodle.com/participation.html?po ... 3q9efnv45a
Feb 12 meeting cancelled due to weather and school closings

Junior Solar Sprint
Workshop for teachers and mentors
Buffalo Museum of Science
1020 Humbolt Parkway
Buffalo, New York
Connections Room is on the second Floor with elevator access.
Junior Solar Sprint is a competition for students up to grade 8, where teams of students build solar-powered cars that can fit inside a large shoebox. Students learn about mechanics, engineering processes, and photovoltaic power. Awards are given for craftmanship, technical merit, innovation, and the ability to speed down a 20 meter track on a guidewire.
People should preregister for the workshop by e-mail:
jssbuffalo@yahoo.com
Carl Berger
Member JSS Buffalo Competition Organizing Team
Visit the JSS Buffalo webpage at:
http://www.geocities.com/jssbuffalo

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