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Eligible teachers must be in schools receiving electric services from AEP/Kentucky Power in Eastern Kentucky.


  • K-3 Teachers

Eligible teachers must be in schools receiving electric services from AEP/Kentucky Power in Eastern Kentucky


  • It’s FREE
  • Substitute Reimbursement
  • NEED Curriculum Packet
  • Participating teacher will receive a NEED Primary Science of Energy kit.
  • Preworkshop materials will be provided.


The American Electric Power Foundation is funded by American Electric Power and its operating subsidiaries. The Foundation provides a permanent, ongoing resource for charitable initiatives in the communities served by AEP and initiatives outside of AEP’s 11-state service area.

The Foundation focuses on improving lives through education from early childhood through higher education in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math and by meeting basic needs for emergency shelter, affordable housing and the elimination of hunger. Our Social and Racial Justice grant program, Delivering On the Dream, is for organizations whose mission and/or programming is committed to positive social and racial justice outcomes. Other Foundation support may be offered to protect the environment, support healthcare and safety, and enrich life through art, music and cultural heritage.


8:45 a.m.         Zoom Check-in/Participants complete pre-assessment

9:00 a.m.         Welcome to the Workshop – Overview of workshop

9:15 a.m.         Primary Science of Energy – Forms of Energy with Literary Connections (Light, Sound, Motion, Heat)

10:15 a.m.       Sources of Energy – Candy Collector

10:45 a.m.       Exploring Solar Energy

12:00 p.m.      Lunch Break

12:45 p.m.      Solar Energy activities continue

1:30 p.m.        Introduction to Electricity – Sidekicks Circuits

2:30 p.m.        Introduction to Energy Efficiency and Conservation                      

3:00 p.m.        Tour the NEED website and available resources, Q & A

Sub Form & Kit Order Form instructions

Post-Assessment & Workshop Evaluation

3:30 p.m.        Adjourn


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