CREC: Capitol Region Education Council Public Catalog 
 
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Class Details
Activity Name
eesmarts - High School Solar II: Solar Photovoltaics, Sunlight to Electricity
Sub Title
Session Type
Single Session
Year Code
2021-2022
Equivalent
Yes
Max # of Awards
4
Min # of Awards
0
Activity Code
241-22-913-018
Topic/Subject:  
913 CREC Resource Group
Subject Area
[Science Instruction]
Target Audience
[Science Teachers], [Teachers]
Class Status
COMPLETED
Experience Level
Assessment Area

Other Notes

2021 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 

Award
COC
Description
Educators will explore solar energy and the physics behind photovoltaic (PV) cells. The focus will be on the engineering cycle for the realistic criteria and constraints for a PV cell’s generation of current. NGSS-based lesson ideas will also include building circuits and the power output of series and parallel circuits. Participants will receive a materials kit for use with their HS students, as well as specific lesson outlines.
Objectives
Schedule(s):
Online MeetingDateStart TimeEnd TimeLocationAddressRoomInstructor
Zoom Meeting 07/19/20219:00AM1:00PMONLINE VIRTUAL MEETING , Connecticut Melanie Finn-Scofield