When:Saturday, January 21, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Where:Columbia Memorial Space Center, Downey, California
Target Audience:Teachers for grades 9-12
In this free workshop, a NASA/JPL education specialist will show teachers how to help students break down complex issues into more manageable pieces in a lesson that explores the math, science and engineering considerations involved in using solar energy. The lesson shows students how to model solar energy inputs at different locations, analyze the cost effectiveness of installation and determine the appropriate locations for solar panels. This activity meets Next Generation Science and Common Core Math standards.
Reserve your spot today! (Pre-registration is required.)
- Register online
- Call (562) 231-1200 during operating hours
- OR email Reservations@DowneySpaceCenter.org (include your full name, phone number, address and class title)
Note: This workshop is FREE for all pre-service and fully credentialed teachers! Participants are required to bring in their teacher or student ID the day of the workshop. Lunch will be provided.This free workshop is offered through the City of Downey Columbia Memorial Space Center, a hands-on learning center dedicated to bringing the wonder and excitement of science and innovation to audiences of all ages and backgrounds, in partnership with NASA/JPL Education.
Can't make it to the workshop? Explore this lesson online!
- Think Green - Utilizing Renewable Solar Energy: Students use satellite data to help determine the greatest renewable energy potentials in any given region and develop graphing skills.