Who should attend?
Teachers in grades K-12. NEED’s energy curriculum is interdisciplinary. Science teachers are encouraged to invite Language Arts, Math and/or Social Studies teachers to attend.
What do you receive?
- It’s FREE
- Breakfast & lunch provided
- Substitute reimbursement
- KAS aligned curriculum
- NEED Curriculum Packet and Coal Guides
- NEED Science of Energy Kit
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8:15 a.m. Registration, Pre-Assessment & Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Welcome
Introduction to NEED, Website, NEED Curriculum Matrix
9:00 a.m. Science of Energy
Participants will learn about the forms of energy and energy transformations while using resources in the NEED Science of Energy kit.
11:00 a.m. Sources of Energy – Energy Enigma
This cooperative learning activity accesses language arts and critical thinking skills as participants try to identify the ten sources of energy based on clues presented.
12:45 p.m. Electricity Energy Flow and Electric Connections
Participants will demonstrate the generation of electricity while identifying energy transformations that occur during the generation process.
1:15 p.m. Coal in Kentucky
A multi-disciplinary unit that addresses the science behind coal and how it is used for energy and industry. Hands-on, critical thinking, and laboratory exercises expose secondary students to coal formation, coal mining, reclamation of lands, uses of coal, electricity generation, and the advantages and disadvantages of utilizing coal.
2:30 p.m. Efficiency & Conservation – Engaging your students in Energy Education – The Energy I Used Today, Blueprint for School Energy Teams
2:45 p.m. Student Leadership and Recognition\
- Student Energy Teams
- NEED’s Youth Awards for Energy Achievement
3:00 p.m. NEED Resources and Paperwork!
Complete post-assessment, evaluations and order forms for NEED materials. Distribution of substitute reimbursement forms.
3:30 p.m. Adjourn