Keystone Energy Education Program (KEEP) Workshop - King's Gap

By PA DEP (other events)

Thursday, May 17 2018 8:30 AM 3:30 PM

KEEP Workshops are back!  Join PA DEP for a free teacher workshop focusing on energy education!   Attendees will learn:

  • All about the Energy Pathway in the Eco-Schools USA program
  • Where to get energy data and resources
  • How to use your building as a teaching tool
  • Ways to teach about alternative/renewable energy and fuels
  • How to assist a student energy team in measuring their successes

 AND take home instruments and curated activity and lesson plans to use at your school!

Workshop Agenda

8:00     Registration

8:30     Welcome and Workshop Overview                          

8:45     Icebreaker                                                                 

9:00     Eco-Schools USA & Energy:  General Energy Data Resources, Green/Eco-Schools Overview, Portfolio Manager, Energy Pathway

10:00   Conducting an Energy Audit: Activity

10:45   Renewable Energy and Transportation Fuels: Catching the Wind Activity              

12:15   Lunch (brown bag)

12:45   Sustainability Tour: Building as Teaching Tool/Connections

1:45     Writing Your Action Plan:  Planting Trees for Energy Conservation, Action Plan

2:45     New Energy Technologies – CHP/Batteries              

3:00     Grant Opportunities and Resources                          

3:15     KEEP Kits/Evaluations/Act 48 Credits/Adjourn