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eesmarts - Harnessing the Wind
Educators will explore the nature of wind, and the physics of wind turbines, with a focus on the energy transfer processes and the NGSS approach. Participants will learn how to engage students in wind turbine blade design using KidWind kits and activities. The engineering cycle, including criteria and constraints, as well as evaluating performance, will be discussed. Participants will also be challenged to consider how turbines could affect a local community. Participants will receive a KidWind Kit for use with their HS students, as well as specific lesson outlines.
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2022 eesmarts Summer Institute Workshop

Eversource, United Illuminating, and EnergizeCT, are proud to sponsor eesmarts™ , an energy efficiency and renewable energy education program, funded by the Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund.

Through its K-12 lesson materials, eesmarts helps educators and schools teach the importance of becoming energy smart.  All eesmarts workshops provide no-cost professional development and Next Generation Science Standards aligned curriculum on energy, energy efficiency, renewable energy and electricity.  Any questions please contact us at eesmarts@energizect.com

Technology requirements for full course participation are:    

  • Laptop, desktop, or tablet computer
  • Broadband Internet access
  • Web browser
  • Audio input/output
  • Recommended: Webcam 

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Schedule(s):
Online MeetingDateStart TimeEnd TimeTitleLocationAddressRoomInstructor
Zoom Meeting 07/25/20229:00AM1:00PMeesmarts - Harnessing the Wind Zoom MeetingONLINE VIRTUAL MEETING Connecticut 
 
Melanie Finn-Scofield View Bio
Rebecca Tonkinson View Bio