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  • 4th-12th science teachers
  • Afterschool coordinators
  • CTE teachers


  • It is FREE!
  • Workshop supplies will be shipped to attendee homes before the workshop.
  • An opportunity to apply to receive a NEED Science of Energy kit
  • State standards aligned curriculum that you can use and tips for teaching energy in your classroom or virtually!


Mississippi Development Authority Energy & Natural Resources Division
MDA’s Energy and Natural Resources Division is committed to helping Mississippians become more energy smart by providing necessary educational materials and resources. The division offers educational materials, facilitates energy education programs and conducts exhibits and presentations on energy efficiency.



8:45 a.m.
         Registration & Sign-In

9:00 a.m.         Welcome & Expectations

9:30 a.m.         Careers in Energy presented by Alexander G. Washington, PhD, Workforce Development and Diversity Specialist at Entergy Nuclear

9:40 a.m.         Science of Energy

 10:30 a.m.       Forms to Sources – an intro to Energy Sources in the United States and Mississippi

 11:15 a.m.       Candy Collector

 11:45 a.m.       Lunch & Wellness break

 12:05 p.m.      Cool Coal Story

 12:15 p.m.      Electric Connections

 12:45 p.m.      Let’s Get “Lit”

 1:00 p.m.         Virtual Baseload Balance

 1:30 p.m.         Nuclear Energy Fun

 2:00 p.m.         Understanding Energy Efficiency & Conservation

2:30 p.m.         Wrap-up & survey links

 2:45 p.m.         Adjourn


Special thanks to the sponsor:  Mississippi Development Authority’s Energy

and Natural Resources Division

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