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Des Moines Iowa Wind Data Added To Analysis Sets
Shawn Reeves, Thursday February 29, 2024
Tools for displaying wind data in wind roses are rare. has developed an online generator for private and public data sets. We recently added the 2023 observations for Des Moines, Iowa, USA....Read the full story
$100 Million In NY State Environmental Bond Act Funding Now Available
NYSERDA, Friday February 23, 2024
Governor Kathy Hochul announced $100 million is now available through the Clean Green Schools Initiative under the historic $4.2 billion Clean Water, Clean Air, and Green Jobs Environmental Bond Act. The initiative will allow for the advancement of construction projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help public schools improve environmental sustainability and decarbonize school buildings. The announcement supports the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act requirements to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 85 percent by 2050 and ensure at least 35 percent, with a goal of 40 percent, of the benefits from clean energy investments be directed to disadvantaged communities....Read the full story
National Wind Energy Art Contest Announced
KidWind and Shawn, Tuesday January 09, 2024
KidWind with the support of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Wind Energy Technologies Office calls upon students in kindergarten through 8th grade from around the nation to create artwork about the theme Beautiful Wind Energy. Two winners from each grade will receive $200 and the chance to show their work at the nation’s annual CLEANPOWER 2024 conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota May 5–8, 2024 alongside the World KidWind Challenge. Winning artwork may also be curated at the headquarters of the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington D.C., where thousands of energy officials pass by daily. All work must be submitted through the online form linked below by 12pm CST March 22, 2024. Early submissions are encouraged and may be temporarily displayed on this webpage....Read the full story
Grants Program For US Title I Schools: Kids To Parks Day
Shawn, Friday December 01, 2023
The National Park Trust announces 2024 school grants for visiting national parks....Read the full story
Applications For Week-long Summer HS Workshop In Maine Now Due Apr 30
[No author], Saturday April 08, 2023
TERC, in partnership with the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, invites high-school teachers to apply for a one-week, all-expenses paid intensive on Climate and Equity Education on the beautiful coast of Maine July 30 – August 5, 2023.Teachers can expect to leave the institute with new ideas and a renewed sense of hope and purpose about educating young people to make a difference in the world!...Read the full story
Due Apr17: Grants Avail. For Solar Schools West Virginia And Virginia
Shawn Reeves, Friday March 31, 2023
Grant available to West Virginia and Virginia schools, offering cost savings, learning opportunities, community benefits, workforce development, and diversification of power supply....Read the full story
2023 National KidWind Challenge Announced For May 15, Boulder Colorado
Shawn Reeves, Tuesday January 24, 2023
KidWind is very excited to announce that the 2023 National KidWind Challenge will be held at the Boulder campus of University of Colorado during the week of May 15th. This event will be co-located with the 2023 DOE Collegiate Wind Competition....Read the full story
DIY E-bike Building Student Contest For Massachusetts Reg By Sep 2022
Matt Mann, Monday August 29, 2022
Massachusetts students compete building an e-bike using something besides a pre-manufactured e-bike kit....Read the full story
Boston Globe And Museum Of Science Present Ed Panel On Climate Change
Shawn Reeves, Wednesday March 31, 2021
From the organizers: Among the many difficult subjects that are important to discuss with your children is climate change, a topic that can be emotional and frightening for kids and adults alike. But what is the appropriate way to start the conversation? How can we comfort our kids when the threat is so imminent? How do we offer realistic hope? Kara Baskin, author of The Boston Globe's parenting newsletter, In the Family Way, interviewed a panel of experts to offer a guide to navigating this sensitive issue....Read the full story
$1000 Grant For US Teachers Who Have Good Energy Lessons, Due Feb 1
The NEED Project, Monday January 11, 2021
The award includes: $1,000 cash grant to the teacher to use as he/she/they choose in the classroom All-expenses paid trip to both NEED's Annual Youth Energy Conference and Awards in June (Washington, D.C.) and the National Energy Conference for Educators in July (Albuquerque, NM)....Read the full story
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