Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Schuylkill Center Teacher Workshops

Additional Educator Workshops at The Schuylkill Center Teacher Workshops
Green Building and Green Roofs
July 20 & 21
9am - 3pm
Solar Energy
July 27 & 28
9am - 3pm
SCEE Solar Panels
Green Buildings and Roofs: How green is your school? At SCEE's 2-day teacher workshop, environmental experts will discuss strategies for getting your school and your students to go green! Also learn ways to incorporate green technologies in your teaching. Guest speakers will present on a range of topics including a school's energy use, green roofs, stormwater plans, and dealing with waste.

Solar Energy: Learn from industry experts about grant and incentive programs for solar energy projects. Receive lesson plans that use solar energy as a topic in science and math classes, as well as social studies and civics. Receive a free pyranometer or multimeter, and small PV cells to use in the classroom!
Attending teachers will receive a $50 stipend, 11 ACT 48 credit hours, and valuable classroom materials.
For more information, please call 215.482.7300

Green Roofs & Green Buildings – A Smart Choice for Schools!
July 20th and 21st 2009, 9:00 AM—3:30 PM
Teachers of all grades
Attendees will receive a $50 stipend plus $150 in free classroom and resource materials! Presented by The Schuylkill Center and Philadelphia University.

 Participants will learn about the science of green roofs and other green building strategies that can be utilized in school settings, and how these technologies can become teaching tools in the classroom! Participants will receive lesson plans that tie together scientific and environmental concepts and address the Pennsylvania Academic standards for Environment & Ecology.

BIODIESEL – Fuel for the classroom!
Date TBD, July 2009, 9:00 AM—3:30 PM
Middle School & Secondary Teachers
Attendees will receive a $50 stipend plus free classroom and resource materials!

Captivate your students by making your own biodiesel and be part of the green economy! During this workshop participants will learn what biodiesel is and how it is manufactured. Learn how you can make it in your classroom, and make the Environment & Ecology standards come to life!

Register by contacting Beatrice Kelly, 215-482-7300 x 110

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