Model Solar Car Educator Workshop At E2TAC

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From: December 03, 2009 4:00 PM

To: December 03, 2009 7:00 PM

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Thursday, December 3, 2009
TIME: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Energy & Environmental Technology Applications Center at  The College of Nanoscale Science & Engineering in Albany, NY is hosting a free model solar car workshop on Thursday, December 3, 2009 from 4:00 to 7:00pm. This workshop is designed to prepare teachers and non-formal educators in leading middle school kids through Junior Solar Sprint, a highly engaging and successful program where kids design, build and compete with model solar electric cars. Your young engineers will deepen their understanding about solar energy, math, physical science and craftsmanship. Teams can enter their cars in local design and race competitions with top winners invited to NESEA's annual northeast championship. At the workshop you will receive:

  • A basic parts model solar car kit and hands-on building practice
  • JSS educator resources including lesson plans and area event information
  • A chance at door prizes including a model car solar panel
  • Professional development points/credits for hours attending workshop

PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN BAG DINNER. Registration is required. Go to http://www.nesea.org/k-12/events/buildamodelsolarcarthejuniorsolarsprintprogramalbanyny_103/   to download a registration form. Email complete form to agrindrod@nesea.org or fax to 413-774-6053. OR Mail to: NESEA,  attn: Arianna Grindrod, Education Director 50 Miles Street, Greenfield, MA 01030

Question? Contact the K-12 Education Department at 413-774-6051 x21.

Visit http://www.nesea.org/k-12/juniorsolarsprint/ to learn more about JSS. Junior Solar Spring is coordinated by the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA)and is sponsored by the U.S. Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP) .

Location: The College of Nanoscale Science & Engineering | 257 Fuller Rd. Albany NY 12203

Contact Information: Name: Arianna Grindrod Phone: 413-774-6051 x21 Email: agrindrod@nesea.org Website: http://www.nesea.org/k-12/events/buildamodelsolarcarthejuniorsolarsprintprogramalbanyny_103/

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