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Who should attend?

K-12 Teachers interested in Energy Education.

What do you receive? 

  • It’s FREE
  • Breakfast & lunch provided
  • Substitute reimbursement
  • NEED Curriculum Packet
  • Schools represented by two or more teachers will receive NEED’s Science of Energy kit.

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8:00 a.m. Registration, Pre-Assessment & Continental Breakfast

8:15 a.m Welcome

Introduction to NEED, Website, NEED Curriculum Matrix

9:15 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


12:45 p.m. Electricity

Participants will demonstrate the generation of electricity while identifying energy transformations that occur during the generation process and will be introduced to the economics of electricity generation and supply and be able to see first-hand the financial challenges utilities must overcome to be able to provide the power demanded by consumers at the lowest cost.

1:30 p.m. Efficiency & Conservation – Engaging your students in Energy Education

The Carbon Cycle – This simulation will help participants visualize how the carbon cycle works and how carbon atoms are exchanged between reservoirs. The Energy I Used Today helps participants realize the role energy plays in their daily lives.  STEM Challenges – Participants will be introduced to NEED’s new STEM Challenges connecting innovation to energy.

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