Who should attend?
- K – 12th Grade Science Teachers
- CTE Teachers
- Math Teachers
For the attendees:
- It’s FREE
- Breakfast & lunch provided
- Substitute reimbursement
- A NEED Science of Energy Kit
- State aligned curriculum.
- Professional development credits
8:00 a.m. Registration & Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Welcome to the Workshop! Introduction to The NEED Project and Energy Bingo
Take a quick pre-workshop assessment.
9:00 a.m. The Science of Energy
Learn more about the forms of energy and energy transformations while experimenting with the Science of Energy kit. ConocoPhillips provides a Science of Energy Kit to all participating teachers.
11:00 a.m. Energy Enigma
After learning about the Science of Energy, participants begin studying the sources of energy. What are they? Where do they come from? How do we use each of the 10 sources of energy?
11:45 a.m. Exploring NEED Website and Opportunities
12:00 p.m. Lunch and ConocoPhillips Speaker
Following the lessons on energy sources, a local ConocoPhillips representative will speak about today’s and tomorrow’s energy challenges and the company’s activities in the local area.
12:45 p.m. Exploring Oil & Gas Activities
These lessons and activities help students understand the exploration, production and use of the nation’s oil and natural gas. Perforated Well, Core Sampling and Exploring Density.
2:15 p.m. Understanding Energy Efficiency – Candy Collector, The Energy I Used Today & Conservation in the Round
These quick lessons allow participants to understand renewable and nonrenewable energy sources, their personal energy use and to better conserve energy.
3:00 p.m. Paperwork and Other Stuff: Complete Workshop Evaluations, Post-workshop assessment, receive substitute reimbursement forms, and complete Order Forms for Curriculum and Kits