Sustainable/Alternative Energies Bootcamp Overnight (Workshop)

This workshop has been cancelled. 

This is a residential program for 4th – 12th grade Indiana teachers of science, mathematics, and technology / pre-engineering interested in learning content knowledge, pedagogy, and practical applications of sustainability / alternative energies. Topics covered include current state of energy and production (including the U.S. power grid / distribution systems), solar technologies, geothermal, nuclear, hydro, biomass, wind, and other emerging sources, as well as social action and public policy for influencing conservation. Industry experts at each production facility give in-depth plant tours and career awareness information. Click here for Learning Outcomes and daily schedule.

This is a residential overnight workshop. Room and board is at no cost. All participants are housed in a modern residence hall (single occupancy, with ensuite bath and kitchenette) on the RHIT campus during the on-site workshop. Meals are provided in the campus dining room (Bon Appetit food service). Participants are responsible for travel costs to the RHIT campus.

All participants will receive a new iPad, have free use of PRISM’s Learning Management System (Moodle) in their classrooms, and access to a curated library of energy-related digital resources and contributed lesson plans from previous Boot Camp participants.

Prerequisite:Teachers must be active Indiana teachers teaching units on sustainable energies in grades 4-12.

Workshops are designed to be regional professional development opportunities. Teachers may register for any available workshop that is not within their region; however, STEM Teach does not reimburse for travel expenses.

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Contact: Bob Jackson

Credit Hours: 45 PGP

Date: 7/6/2020 – 7/10/2020

Location: Face-to-Face at Rose Hulman Institute of Technology at 5500 Wabash Ave, Terre Haute, IN 47803

Teacher Level: Grade 4-12