A few spaces still available for July workshop, Harwich, MA

Submitted by Debbie Fitton

2005-07-07 11:24:11

Electrify Your Curriculum--Free course, free materials
Electricity 101 and Introduction to Renewable Energy Teacher Workshop
When: July 11 – 15th, at the Cape Cod, 8:30 –4:30
Regional Technical High School, Harwich

This 5- day, hands-on workshop is free and open to teachers from 5th grade to 12th grade.
Space is limited, so register early. The first 20 teachers will receive a multi-meter, copy of “Taking Charge: An Introduction to Electricity” by NSTA press, photovoltaic battery charger and wind turbine model.

Learn how to easily integrate electricity and renewable energy concepts and technologies into your curriculum. The topics are designed to meet Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks and help you teach about these important concepts.

We will be covering the basics of electricity including magnets, static electricity, electro magnets, turbine generators, batteries, circuits and measuring electricity.

Renewable energy concepts will include a day on solar energy and a day on wind technology. We will be building solar powered battery chargers and wind turbines as well as learning about the basics of solar and wind power.

Professional Development Points and Graduate Credit are available.

To register, please contact Debbie Fitton, Education Coordinator, Cape Light Compact 508.375.6703, dfitton@capelightcompact.org or Richard Lawrence at Self-Reliance 508.457.7679, richardl@reliance.org.

Sponsored by
Massachusetts Technology Collaborative

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