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Please register at least one week prior to workshop. Click on the date and location to register for your no cost workshop.

• NEED Science of Energy Kit
• Choice of a NEED Energy Management Kit
• Substitute reimbursement provided
• PDP credits
• Massachusetts aligned curriculum
• K-12th Grade Teachers
• CTE Teachers
• Afterschool program leaders


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. Efficiency 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. Kits will be made available to participating teachers.

10:00 a.m. Candy Collector
This fun activity will introduce the terms “renewable” and “nonrenewable”. Students will get a closer look at how long energy sources will last when using only nonrenewable sources and when incorporating renewable sources of energy.

10:30 a.m. Renewables Round Robin
Explore hands on wind and solar activities.

12:00 p.m. Lunch

12:45 p.m. Climate Science Exploration
Carbon Cycle Simulation will help students to envision how carbon naturally cycles in the carbon cycle and how the carbon cycle is affected with an excess of carbon.

1:30 p.m. Let’s Get Moving – Transportation
Explore fun activities that will help teach out electric vehicles and transportation.
– Amazin Delivery
– Pretzel Power

2:00 p.m. Energy Industry Career Exploration
This fun activity will help make students aware of careers in clean energy and energy efficiency.

2:30 p.m. Explore the Website, Q&A, Post Assessment and Evaluations

3:00 p.m. Adjourn Explore the Website, Q&A, Post Assessment and Evaluations

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