Teacher Seminars & Workshops
1. Cape Cod Energy Workshops:
The Cape Light Compact and the National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project are excited to announce the upcoming Cape Cod Energy Workshops to be held at
- Holiday Inn, Hyannis – November 8, 2011
- Harbor View Hotel, Edgartown - November 10, 2011
Classroom teachers (K-12) have a unique opportunity to learn energy in a fun and exciting way! Cape Light Compact is sponsoring these Workshops and there is no cost to attend. Breakfast, lunch, and substitute reimbursement are provided. Click on 2011 Cape Light Compact Energy Workshops for more details.
2. Standards Based Energy Education for the Classroom, 2012
The Wonders of Wind
A course designed for educators of Grades 5-12
Wednesday evenings – January 25, February 1, 8, 15, March 7, 14, 21, 28, 2012.
Steamship Authority meeting room, South St., Hyannis, MA. 4:00pm – 7:00pm
Sponsored by: Cape Light Compact, Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, KidWind and NEED
Course Description: This course is designed for middle – high school level teachers and will cover the science of energy and power as it relates to the renewable form of wind energy. Examination of energy transfers in relationship to the different kinetic forms of wind energy will be studied, as well as the conversion of energy into electricity. Additional examination will be led into sound energy dynamics, social and wildlife impacts of large scale wind installations and historical uses. The course will include specialists who will present up to date content and hands-on teaching activities. Wind turbine models will be built and tested as part of the curriculum. A field trip to visit local industrial scale wind turbines, with their installation managers as hosts, will be provided. Although emphasis is on the MA State Frameworks for grades 5-12, all teachers, grades K-12 are welcome to take the course and adapt it for specific classroom needs. The course will prepare teachers and leaders for participation in a KidWind Challenge to be conducted locally in April 2012.
Click Wind Standards Based Energy Education for the ClassroomFinal 2_la for Registration & Additional Information.