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Virtual Energy Education Workshop

eesmarts an energy education learning initiative, will host a virtual professional development workshop open to any Connecticut formal or informal educator on Tuesday, November 3rd, Election Day. All workshops, which are offered at no-cost, provide inquiry-based lessons which align with NGSS and CCSS for math and ELA.

Workshop participants will:

  • Receive a $50 stipend
  • Receive free program lessons and materials for your classrooms
  • Gain knowledge and confidence to teach your students about energy and energy conservation
  • Experience and learn distance learning teaching strategies

There are a limited number of openings available for each workshop, so register today!





Climate Change for High School
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.



Zoom meeting link, ID and passcode will be available upon registration for this workshop. Maximum attendance is 35.

Educators are introduced to activities involving Earth’s natural cycles including the carbon cycle and how Earth’s climate has changed over time. They will look at evidence from the past through the study of proxies such as foraminifera, ice core data, the Albedo Effect, and phenology. They will also consider the impact of humans on the environment, and what can be done to lessen harmful effects. Some strategies for performing activities in virtual settings as well as in class during the global pandemic will be suggested.



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