This blog is a website to provide ongoing support to all teachers in their implementation of the Island Energy Inquiry Curriculum shared in teacher workshops throughout Hawai'i.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

"WindWise" Curriculum Launched

KidWind and Pandion have partnered to develop a wind energy program for educators and schools. Funded by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, the program includes curriculum, activity kits, teacher training, and will soon offer a “Connect Zone” where educators can share resources.

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Wind Energy Quiz for Students

BrainPop, a fabulous resource for teachers and students, has a fun, online quiz that ties in perfectly with the Island Energy Inquiry Curriculum Module: Island Breezes Blowing Island Energy.

BrainPop Wind Energy Quiz

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Island Energy Inquiry Workshops Offfered Statewide!

The first Island Energy Inquiry workshop was offered to Maui, Molokai, and Lanai teachers summer of 2009. During Winter and Spring of 2010, additional workshops have taken place on Oahu, Big Island, and Kauai via a partnership between UH CRDG, MEDB Women in Technology, and HIDOE.

We welcome all teachers statewide to use this blog as a resource!

Teachers, please comment freely here to offer suggestions on how we can make this a more useful resource to you and to share additional energy inquiry resources you have found helpful in your implementation.
Mahalo for your interest in engaging your students in energy inquiry!