GREEN STEM: Energy Conservation & Green Building
Class offered for DuPage County teachers on Friday, March 1st, 2019. Registration opens in December.
Visit energy efficient buildings and get introduced to Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) building standards as part of this learning experience. You will tour Argonne’s LEED Gold Energy Sciences Building and visit additional facilities that contain on-site renewable energy systems, including solar panels, wind turbines and more.
Additionally, you will explore emerging careers in the field of sustainability.
Back at SCARCE, get a feel for energy efficiency on the Energy Bike – a hands-on learning tool which SCARCE can bring to your school for STEM activities and programs. This is a fast paced workshop that is jam-packed with resources, activities, and ideas for the classroom.
Things to know:
- A State ID is required for participation.
- We will be riding a coach bus together to each site. All participants must ride the bus to earn credit for this course. Required contact-time is fulfilled during transit.
- Bring a zero-waste lunch.
- Dress for the weather, we will be outside for portions of the class.
Class hours: Registration 7:30am, 8am-2:15pm class
Credit: 5 PD
Max registration: 18
Funded by DuPage County