Exploring the Future of Electricity

A FREE Professional Development Institute for Teachers


Tuesday July 17th, 1PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday, July 18th, 9AM-5:00PM

Thursday July 19th, 9AM-4:00PM

At the North Carolina Botanical Garden

UNC-Chapel Hill


This two and ½ day teacher professional development institute will provide participants with opportunities to hear energy experts at UNC address the energy realities of the 21st century – what is in store regarding our future use of coal? natural gas? nuclear? wind? solar? Participants will interact with curricula and receive inquiry based instructional materials aligned with the NC Standard Course of Study along with classroom supplies. Possible field trips include: UNC’s co-generation plant, the NC Botanical Garden’s new visitor center, the Harris Energy and Environment Center and UNC’s Energy Frontier Research Center. This workshop is sponsored by UNC-Chapel Hill’s Institute for the Environment with funding provided by Progress Energy. Read More

I did this workshop last summer and it was great.