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This workshop is for teachers invited by sponsor to attend.

Oklahoma Energy Educators Virtual Retreat
Agenda
October 23, November 6, November 13

Day 1 – October 23, 2021

7:50 a.m. Log In, Check Technology and Supplies

8:00 a.m. Welcome and Virtual Conference Orientation
Learn more about OG&E, the NEED Project, and the plan for the conference. Meet your NEED facilitators this week. The conference sessions are designed to improve your energy knowledge as a consumer, to provide lessons and activities to return to the classroom with, and to allow you to explore ways to integrate more energy efficiency into your classroom programs.
• Zoom Orientation, Norms and Expectations
• Facilitator Introductions
• What’s in your energy supplies box?

8:15 a.m. Introduction to the Science of Energy

8:30 a.m. Science of Energy Break-Out Sessions
Small groups will work together to explore stations of the NEED Science of Energy Kit.

9:00 a.m. Teaching Energy Today
Hints, Tips and Tools for teaching in today’s classroom

9:30 a.m. Quick Break

9: 40 a.m. Sidekick Circuits
Participants participate in this challenge to Light It Up!

10:10 a.m. Exploring Energy Break-Out Sessions
New Participants Returning Participants
Group One: Solar Energy
• Solar Energy 101: Nature Print Paper UV Beads, Building a Solar Oven
Group Two: Wind Energy
• Wind Energy 101: Building an Anemometer and Wind Can Do Work Group Three: Solar Energy
• Photovoltaics

Group Four: Wind Energy
• Wind Siting and GIS Mapping

11:10 a.m. Understanding Energy Resources – Candy Collector

11:45 a.m. Wrap-Up and Afternoon Activity – Energy Expos
Before tomorrow’s session, using the Secondary Energy Info book, prep a quick poster, ppt, song, or poem to share at least five facts about your assigned energy topic.

12:00 p.m. Q&A and Adjourn

Day 2 – November 6, 2021

7:50 a.m. Login, Supplies Check, Technology Check

8:00 a.m. Welcome

8:05 a.m. Oklahoma Electric Connections – Understanding the Energy Mix of Oklahoma

8:35 a.m. Sharing Your Expo Break-Outs

9:05 a.m. Exploring Energy Break-Out Sessions
New Participants Returning Participants
Group One: Solar Energy
• Solar Energy 101: Nature Print Paper UV Beads, Building a Solar Oven
Group Two: Wind Energy
• Wind Energy 101: Building an Anemometer and Wind Can Do Work Group Three: Solar Energy
• Photovoltaics

Group Four: Wind Energy
• Wind Siting and GIS Mapping

10:05 a.m. Quick Break

10:20 a.m. Intro to Energy Efficiency and Conservation

New Participants Returning Participants

10:30 a.m. The Energy House Challenge
Learn about efficiency, conservation and economic returns by building an energy-efficient model home

10:30 a.m. Energy Houses & Heat Islands
Refresh your skills on efficiency, conservation and economic returns by building an energy-efficient model home before exploring how building contribute to heat islands.

11:45 a.m. Q&A and Independent Learning Assignment (Home Energy Audit)
12:00 p.m. Adjourn

Day 3 – November 13, 2021

7:50 a.m. Login, Supplies Check, Technology Check

8:00 a.m. Welcome

8:05 a.m. Exploring Home Energy Efficiency
Share what you observed. Learn about how this translates to the classroom and students.

9:10 a.m. EdTech for Teaching Energy
Learn some great EdTech opportunities to use and share. Flipped Classrooms, Flipgrid, EdPuzzle, Zoom, Google Classroom Tools and more

9:30 a.m. Grade Level Break-Out Sessions
Fun explorations, games and activities for students by grade level. This session will include an opportunity to share best practices by grade level.

10:15 a.m. Announce Winners – and Quick Break

10:30 a.m. Energy Efficiency Break-Out Sessions
New Participants Returning Participants
Group One: This Week in Energy Conservation, Energy Stories and More
Group Two: Energy Night Live
These activities allow for interdisciplinary integration of language arts skills. Groups make quick presentations about energy conservation at home and on the road Baseload Balance & Energy Efficiency Web Game
Learn about how our energy use affects the grid and how elements of the electric grid are connected.

11:15 a.m. Synthesizing the Conference Breakouts

11:30 a.m. What’s Next?
Q&A, Post-Assessment, Evaluation and Order sponsored Kits and Supplies

12:00 p.m. Thank You to our Sponsors and Adjourn

12:00 p.m. Graduate Credit Participants Remain for a 10-minute session to discuss project for credit

Note: Stipends will be provided for full participation and will be mailed at the completion of the program.

 

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