WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
- 3rd – 12th Grade Science and Tech Teachers
- CTE Teachers
- Math Teachers
- To be eligible, your school must be located in National Fuel’s service territory.
WHAT DO YOU RECEIVE:
- It’s FREE
- Breakfast and lunch provided
- Substitute reimbursement
- NEED classroom kit provided
- New York state aligned curriculum.
8:00 a.m. Registration
Pick up NEED materials and conference supplies. Continental breakfast will be served.
8:30 a.m. Welcoming Program and Attendee Interview
Introduction to the program and welcome by National Fuel representatives. Meet your colleagues.
9:15 a.m. Climate Change Jigsaw
After a short presentation, break into groups to read about and then teach about climate change.
10:15 a.m. Properties of CO2
Working with dry ice we explore the properties of this gas.
10:45 a.m. Greenhouse in a Beaker
A hands-on activity that demonstrates how CO2 traps heat.
11:15 a.m. Carbon Cycle Simulation
After an intro presentation, you become a carbon atom and cycle through earth’s reservoirs.
12:00 p.m. Lunch
Enjoy lunch while discussing the NEED network and the educational materials available.
12:45 p.m. Climate Change Mitigation
A presentation introduces the wedge concept and ways we can reduce society’s carbon footprint.
1:15 p.m. The Wedge Challenge / Carbon in My Life
2:30 p.m. Energy Efficiency Measures
Learn about items included in the home energy conservation kit Interested teachers will be provided with a class-set of 30 home energy efficiency kits for students to take home, install with their families, and start saving energy.
2:45 p.m. Closing Program
3:00 p.m. Adjourn