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This workshop is for West Virginia Educators Only!

Who Should Attend                                             

  • K-12th Grade Teachers
  • CTE Teachers


For The Attendees

  • Breakfast and lunch provided
  • Substitute reimbursement
  • NEED curriculum packet
  • Choice of NEED classroom kits


8:00 a.m.         Registration & Sign-In Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m.         Welcome & Expectations with a fun introductory game!

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

10:30 a.m.       Candy Collector & Forms to Sources

11:15 a.m.       Electric Connections & West Virginia Energy Picture
After learning about the forms of energy, discover how the different energy sources contribute to the generation of electricity in West Virginia. Check out the West Virginia numbers for all energy used.

11:45 a.m.       Introduction to Energy Efficiency and Conservation
How do you use energy in your daily life at school? Learn how energy is consumed and easy steps you and your students can take to reduce energy use at home and at school. Introduce Energy House Challenge.

12:00 p.m.      Lunch

 12:45 p.m.      Energy House and Energy Audit Tools
Learn about efficiency, conservation, and economic returns by using various materials to insulate a cardboard house and then test its efficiency, air infiltration in doors and windows and an introduction to the tools provided in the NEED Efficiency and Conservation kits to explore energy use at home and at school.

2:00 p.m.        Test Your Energy House

2:15 p.m.        Kids Teaching Kids and School Energy Teams

2:45 p.m.        Q&A, Post Assessment and Evaluations!

3:00 p.m.        Adjourn

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