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Appalachian State University Sustainable Energy Society (ASUSES) "Solar Club"

Student-led sustainability organization at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina, tying research, advocacy, education, and publishing.

https://asuses.appstate.edu

Dominion Energy - tours and information

Dominion Energy operates many power plants in the southern United States. This page lists contacts for planning tours of many of their plants.

https://www.dominionenergy.com/our-company/customers-and-community/educational-programs/talks-and-tours

cli-MATE

The Midwestern Regional Climate Center hosts climate data and tools to visualize the data.

https://mrcc.purdue.edu/CLIMATE/

Massachusetts Maritime Academy Wind Turbine Project - Installation presentation

Slide presentation of installation of the 2006 installation of a Vestas V47 wind turbine at Massachusetts Maritime Academy. PDF hosted by Northeast Diesel. Also describes concurrent sustainable energy projects on campus.

https://www.northeastdiesel.org/pdf/MMA-Wind-Jul08.pdf

Energy Swaraj

This organization travels around India, to villages and institutions, raising awareness of the problems of climate change and how solar photovoltaic panels can be a solution.
They travel in a bus covered with PV.

https://energyswaraj.org/

Reaction Bike-Power

A U.K. organization that helps build and demonstrate bike -generators to help citizens understand electrical power.

https://bike-power.co.uk/

Wind for Schools Portal

The Wind for Schools project, coordinated by REpowering Schools, collects and displays data from power-generating wind turbines installed at schools across USA. You can view a map of projects, download generation-data to analyze.
Teachers can access lesson plans, developed with KidWind and National Energy Education Development.

https://openei.org/wiki/Wind_for_Schools_Portal

REpowering Schools

An organization connecting schools and the renewable power industry to help develop skills for the future U.S. workforce.
REpowering Schools took custody of the Wind for Schools project started by the Department of Energy National Renewable Energy Laboratory, coordinating the installation of wind turbines at school for educational purposes.

https://www.repoweringschools.org

Nant de Drance

Swiss pumped storage hydroelectric system, between Lac Vieux Emosson and Lac Emosson. Head of 425m, power 900 MW, capacity 20 GWh. Water can be pumped up during times of surplus generation nearby, then let down through turbines during times of high demand.
The website includes many diagrams of the system with photos of the components in place.

https://www.nant-de-drance.ch

Teach Climate Science, by Paleontological Research Institute

Workshops and resources for teachers teaching climate science.

https://www.priweb.org/science-education-programs-and-resources/teach-climate-science

Massachusetts Life Sciences Center | Internship Challenge

Full and part time internships for Massachusetts college and HBCU students in the life sciences industry.

https://masslifesciences.com

Visitan Autoridades Educativas Instalaciones De Geotérmica

Educators visit the Cerro Prieto geothermal power complex in 2014. Page includes images of visiting teachers in the educational display.

https://bceducacion.blogspot.com/2014/02/visitan-autoridades-educativas.html

Kidspace Children’s Museum

[Retrieved 2022-01-30:]
“Kidspace Children’s Museum is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational and cultural institution committed to serving the needs and interests of children and families. We host nearly 380,000 guests each year on a beautiful, 3.5-acre outdoor campus with more than 40 hands-on exhibits, a live animal collection, and a variety of creative play spaces and water features. We offer a wide array of free and discounted programs, field trips, and digital resources for schools to maximize access for children and educators.”

https://kidspacemuseum.org/

Science Near Me

Find science talks, fairs, exhibits, volunteering, research, conferences, etc.
Searchable by location.

https://sciencenearme.org/

La Plataforma Solar de Almería

Part of our Field Trip Guide.

http://www.psa.es/

Gearbox Labs

Gearbox Labs, a nonprofit curriculum organization, offers labs for building circuits in the simulator TinkerCad, which is nice because it's graphic and it includes Arduino and sensors.
Gearbox offers its programs in USA and Mexico.

https://gearboxlabs.org

AK EnergySmart

AK EnergySmart is a free curriculum resource designed to give Alaskan youth an understanding of the high economic and environmental costs of power generation and the importance of conserving energy at home and school. They publish teacher training and lesson plans.

http://www.akenergysmart.org

Change is Simple

Change is Simple is a curriculum for elementary and middle school students in the Boston area. Students are offered a workshop with experiments, games, and hypothesizing.
Change is Simple is a nonprofit educational corporation.

https://www.changeissimple.org

NASA: Climate Kids

Climate Kids is produced by the Earth Science Communications Team at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory / California Institute of Technology.
It teaches what weather and climate are, what big questions scientists ask about climate and climate change, and explores the fields where scientists study such issues, from atmosphere, water, people's energy use and production, and other living things on Earth.

https://climatekids.nasa.gov/how-to-help/

The Climate Optimist: It's real, it's now, we have solutions. A newsletter.

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, C-CHANGE Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment, offers this monthly news on ways we are dealing with climate change, either mitigating or avoiding dangers due to climate change.

https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/c-change/climateoptimist/

Possum Point Power Station

Part of our Field Trip Guide.

https://www.dominionenergy.com/projects-and-facilities/power-stations

Junior Solar Sprint

The US Army Educational Outreach Program sponsors Junior Solar Sprint, a program where middle school students build shoebox sized solar powered race cars.

https://www.usaeop.com/program/jss/

ASES - The American Solar Energy Society

The American Solar Energy Society organizes the national solar energy conference and the National Solar Tour, both annual.
There are several student chapters at colleges across USA.

http://www.ases.org/

American Public Power Association

The American Public Power Association is the voice of not-for-profit, community-owned utilities that power 2,000 towns and cities nationwide.
Good place to get their view on legislation. News about programs for efficiency and pollution offsets. Maybe even find a job with a utility.
Offers continuing education credits.

https://www.publicpower.org

The Post Carbon Institute

Publications and recordings on resiliency in a future without fossil fuels.
This organization hosted EnergyBulletin.net, now offline. Check Archive.org for past publications.
Nonprofit organization incorporated in Oregon, USA.

http://postcarbon.org/