This workshop is for teachers new to the PECO PEEP Program and The NEED Project
WHAT YOU’LL RECEIVE:
- Stipend for attendance
- PA standards-based curriculum
- Your choice of a hands-on NEED kit
- The opportunity to apply to participate in additional PECO Energizing Education Program activities
January 9, 2021
Level 1 Workshop – Virtual
For teachers new to teaching energy, NEED, or PEEP program offerings
8:45 a.m. Log-in and Register
Take a quick pre-workshop assessment and meet fellow attendees. Workshop will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. Welcome and Introduction to the PEEP 2.0 Program
9:15 a.m. Forms of Energy and Energy Transformations
Explore the forms of energy and energy transformations while experimenting with the Science of Energy kit. Highlight ways to incorporate these activities in virtual and in-person classrooms.
10:30 a.m. Sources of Energy and the PA Energy and Electricity Picture
Learn about the nation’s energy resources as they are used to generate electricity and compare them to energy consumption in the Commonwealth. Activities include Candy Collector, Forms to Sources of Energy, and Electric Connections.
11:15 a.m. Nonrenewable Energy Activities
Get a quick glimpse into natural gas and nuclear activities for the classroom, and an overview of kit offerings.
12:00 p.m. Lunch
12:20 p.m. Renewable Energy Activities
Take a look and explore hands-on solar, hydropower, and wind activities and kit offerings.
1:45 p.m. Virtual Energy Fair
Try your hand at some of our Energy Carnival games adapted for the virtual setting and explore how to host your own virtual energy carnival or fair during the school year.
2:30 p.m. Energy Careers Exploration
Take a quick look at some great energy careers resources from NEED and beyond.
2:50 p.m. Wrap-Up, Act 48 Credit, Evaluation and Kit Request
3:00 p.m. Adjourn