Free Energy Education Workshop for Teachers in PECO service area.
WHAT YOU’LL RECEIVE:
- Substitute reimbursement
- PA Professional development hours
- Breakfast, lunch, and parking
- PA standards-based curriculum
- Your choice of a hands-on NEED kit
- The opportunity to apply to participate in additional PECO Energizing Education Program activities
- The opportunity to request an educational energy audit for your school
8:00 a.m. Registration & Breakfast
Take a quick pre-workshop assessment and meet fellow attendees. Workshop will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m.
8:30 a.m. Welcome and Introduction to the PEEP 2.0 Program
9:00 a.m. Forms of Energy and Energy Transformations
Review the forms of energy and energy transformations while experimenting with the Science of Energy kit.
10:15 a.m. Sources of Energy and the PA Energy and Electricity Picture
Learn about the nation’s energy resources as they are used to generate electricity and compare them to energy consumption in the Commonwealth.
11:00 a.m. Baseload Balance
Use this fun activity to demonstrate how utilities work with transmission organizations to meet consumer demands while keeping costs down.
11:30 a.m. Nonrenewable Energy Activities
Get a quick glimpse into natural gas and nuclear activities for the classroom, and an overview of kit offerings.
12:30 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. Renewable Energy Round Robin
Investigate hands-on renewable kit offerings by participating in stations and shuffling them up!
2:30 p.m. PECO Programming
Learn more about this year’s PEEP grant program offerings and options, how to further challenge your students, and how to engage your community.
3:00 p.m. Saving and Sharing
Take a quick look at these fun and fast energy efficiency and conservation activities. Make and take your own carnival game to help engage your students and school community.
3:15 p.m. Wrap-Up, Act 48 Credit, Evaluation and Kit Request
3:30 p.m. Adjourn