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Monomoy Regional Middle School Wins Energy Award

Monomoy Regional Middle School Wins Energy Award

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release: June 10, 2016  Monomoy Regional Middle School Wins Energy Award The National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project has announced an award to a group of Monomoy seventh grade students for “an outstanding energy education project”: The Truth About Bottled Water. Along with the award, NEED named Monomoy Regional Middle School […]

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MVironment Club Wins Energy Award

MVironment Club Wins Energy Award

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release: June 10, 2016  Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School Selected as State Senior High School of the Year And National Senior High School Runner-Up For Sustainability Project   The National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project has notified MVironment Club of Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School that the school has been selected Massachusetts […]

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Sharpie Tie-Die

Sharpie Tie-Die

Make your own sharpie tie-die! Materials: 3 Sharpie markers – red, yellow and blue 2 – 9 oz plastic cups 2 rubber bands 2 – 1 oz dropper bottles with caps Small funnel Piece of cotton cloth When it comes to colors, our favorite thing is mixing them all up. And if we’re mixing colorful […]

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Make Your Own Tornado in a Jar

Make Your Own Tornado in a Jar

There is a lot of energy demonstrated in the weather around us, and here is a fun activity for the summer! Create your own “pet” tornado in a jar. Materials: One large jar with a tight fitting lid Two drops of dish liquid 1/4 tsp of glitter Directions: Fill the clean jar with water up […]

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How to Make a Pizza Box Solar Oven

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Cooling Fan

Cooling Fan

Does a fan really cool the air? Over half of the energy that we use in our house is used for heating and for cooling. In the summer, some people suggest that you turn on a fan instead of your air conditioner (or raise the temperature of your air conditioner and use a fan) as […]

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Converting Chemical Energy into Radiant Energy

Converting Chemical Energy into Radiant Energy

        Light sticks are fun but have you ever wondered how they work?  Light sticks glow as a result of a chemical reaction that transfers energy into light.  Here is a fun experiment to try at home: Observe an unbroken light stick. If you hold it up to the light, you will […]

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Local Students and Teachers Receive State and National Recognition

Local Students and Teachers Receive State and National Recognition

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release: Local Students and Teachers Receive State and National Recognition for Energy Education Barnstable, MA – Students from across the Cape and Vineyard recently received state and national accolades for teaching their communities about energy. “We are very proud of these students and their teachers for the creativity and exuberance they […]

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Local Schools Win National 2012 Awards for Energy Education

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Local Schools Win 2011 National Energy Education Awards

Local Schools Win 2011 National Energy Education Awards

CAPE LIGHT COMPACT LOCAL SCHOOLS WIN NATIONAL ENERGY EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT PROJECT 2011 YOUTH AWARDS FOR ENERGY EDUCATION ACHIEVEMENT Barnstable, MA, May 9, 2011 – Several Cape Cod schools that participate in Cape Light Compact’s Energy Education Program have been honored with a 2011 Youth Award for Energy Achievement by the NEED Project for their outstanding […]

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