The KidWind Venture, the worldwide chief in clear vitality schooling, has launched an extra spherical of digital workshops for this spring. The workshops are topic-specific and designed to assist educators train about renewable vitality throughout distance and hybrid studying. By means of the help of the Heart for Renewable Power Superior Technological Training ( The CREATE Heart), KidWind has a lot of scholarships out there for sixth-12th grade STEM lecturers to have the ability to supply the workshops at a decreased charge.
“Based mostly on the nice suggestions we obtained from our digital workshops within the fall, we added these workshops so extra educators can acquire the talents wanted to show about renewable vitality as they navigate hybrid studying,” mentioned Michael Arquin, founding father of KidWind. “The workshops supply educators instruments and assets to create hands-on, participating classes whether or not instructing in particular person or remotely.”
Every topic-specific workshop is six hours lengthy and could have the identical format. Workshops will begin with background on the subject adopted by introducing actions for the classroom to have interaction college students in dynamic, hands-on studying. Educators will even obtain a field of supplies upfront to be used in the course of the workshop and a certificates of completion on the finish of the workshop.
- Wind Power Fundamentals, March 20, 2021: Educators will have interaction with the science and know-how of wind energy whereas exploring blade design, energy measurement, and wind generators. Contributors can register right here.
- Photo voltaic Power Fundamentals, February 20, 2021 and March 27, 2021: Educators will dive into the science and know-how of photo voltaic vitality whereas exploring photo voltaic PV and thermal, energy measurement and easy methods to assemble artistic photo voltaic units. Contributors can register right here.
- Power & the Energy Grid, March 13, 2021 and April 17, 2021: Educators will convey the facility grid alive within the classroom whereas exploring circuits, energy measurement, and simulations. Contributors can register right here.
Workshops and the supplies used are geared towards center faculty and highschool lecturers, and no prior data of wind or photo voltaic vitality is required. Contributors will want a secure web connection and devoted area through which to work.
Along with educators with the ability to register individually for a workshop, colleges and districts which can be interested by having 10 or extra attendees can schedule their very own digital workshop for his or her employees. Educators interested by receiving a scholarship, can register with the coupon code, CREATE2021. Scholarship recipients who attend and full all three of the workshops will obtain $200 in bonus gear.
For extra info and to register for the digital workshops, go to: www.kidwind.org/coaching/workshops.
In regards to the KidWind Venture:
The KidWind Venture, a global chief in renewable vitality schooling, has been working with educators and college students to combine renewable vitality into school rooms for over 15 years. Since 2004, KidWind has held greater than 800 coaching occasions for greater than 50,000 lecturers all around the world. For extra details about our trainings, challenges and curricular supplies, go to www.kidwind.org.