Events - August 9, 2013
Upcoming events sponsored by NREL, industry partners and universities are listed below. If you have a question about an event, contact the person listed for the specific event. If no contact is listed, or if you have a more general question about the events page, send your comments to Sarah Barba.
August 5 - 9, 2013
- Portland , OR
- Contact: Michael Arquin, Kidwind Project 877-917-0079
Learn about wind energy from the experts and share this knowledge with teachers and students in your state or region. This training is a unique opportunity which combines improving your knowledge about wind energy science and teaching about wind in K-12 classrooms using a wide array of curricula and educational materials.
There are over 91 WindSenators in 26 states. These highly qualified and dedicated educators (k thru college) have impacted thousands of teachers and hundreds of thousands of students in the last four years through teacher workshops, KidWind Challenges, and a variety of engaging regional events.
The five-day training program will provide hands-on instruction about wind energy science and technology using a variety of subjects (physics, technology, biology, earth and environmental science) and includes in-depth training on WindWise and KidWind materials and curricula. There will also be a number of guest speakers from the wind industry, and tours of local wind facilities. Existing WindSenators will be instructors and available to talk about how they have implemented training programs in their states.