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Who Should Attend?
• K-12th Grade Teachers
• CTE Teachers
• Afterschool program leaders
What do you receive?
• NEED Offshore Wind Kit
• $175 Stipend
• 10 PDP credits available
• Massachusetts aligned curriculum.

Contact Wendi Moss at wmoss@need.org or
call 1-800-875-5029


8:30 a.m. Registration
Pick up NEED materials and conference supplies. Continental breakfast will be served. NEED curriculum kits are sponsored for each teacher attending the workshop. Packets include supplemental classroom materials, Energy Infobooks at 3 grade levels, and much more! Complete a pre-workshop assessment.

8:45 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
Meet your fellow participants and the sponsors of today’s workshop. Review goals and objectives for the workshop and begin planning ways to use the NEED materials and training in your school. Offshore Wind Bingo.

9:00 a.m. The Science of Energy
Learn more about the forms of energy while experimenting with the NEED Project’s Science of Energy kit.

10:15 a.m. Quick Break

10: 25 a.m. Sources of Energy Fun

11:00 a.m. Electricity, The Grid, & the MA Energy Picture
Explore electric circuits with Sidekick Circuits, get to know a little more about energy and electricity in MA through Electric Connections, and get an inside look at managing demand through Baseload Balance.

12:00 p.m. Lunch

12:45 p.m. Wind Energy 101 & Offshore Wind Activities
• Building an Anemometer
• Wind Can Do Work
• Wind Can Generate Electricity
• Offshore Wind Turbine Test
• Siting Activity

2:45 p.m. Kit Overview & Wind Turbine Demonstration

3:15 p.m. Final Q&A, wrap up & Paperwork

3:30 p.m. Adjourn

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