Energy 101

Interested in taking your science instruction to the next level? Energy 101 is a professional development program for teachers designed to build confidence in STEM and ignite passion for energy science. Each workshop is designed to meet specific grade level standards in energy science all the while providing you the training, teacher-designed curriculum, and tools necessary to catalyze your classroom. Check out our offerings below to kickstart your science class!

Workshops

Topics Covered: Energy sources, forms, and states of matter; Science activities are integrated into ELA standards and non-fiction literature books are included in the resources. 

Where

Worthington Board of Education

200 E. Wilson Bridge Rd. Worthington, OH 43085

Dates & Times

*note: teachers only need to register for 1 session, hotel accommodations are available upon request on registration form

Topics Covered: Electricity, thermal energy, and climate science; Science activities are integrated into ELA standards and include non-fiction, fiction, and poetry literature. 

Content Standards

Where

Worthington Board of Education

200 E. Wilson Bridge Rd. Worthington, OH 43085

Dates & Times

*note: teachers only need to register for 1 session, hotel accommodations are available upon request on registration form

Topics Covered:  Light & sound.

Content Standards:

  • Light and sound are forms of energy that behave in predictable ways

Dates & Locations:

  • Coming Soon

Time:

  • 9:00a – 12:00p

Topics Covered: Electricity

Content Standards:

7th Grade

  • Evaluate an electrical circuit in terms of type, voltage, current, resistance and the transfer of energy to other forms.
  • Design, create and compare a series and parallel circuit.
  • Demonstrate an increase or decrease in resistance in a circuit.
  • Create a closed circuit that includes a parallel circuit and resistance and that shows changes in current and voltage.

9th Grade

  • Relate the flow of electrons through conductors and insulators and the concepts of current, voltage and resistance.
  • Distinguish between conductors and insulators.
  • Explain the two models of electric current in terms of charge and direction of flow.
  • Describe how power sources, including batteries, are sources of voltage.
  • Demonstrate how a variety of circuits are constructed as well as measure and compare the potential difference (voltage) and current.

Date & Location:

  • Coming Soon

Time:

  • 1:00p – 4:00p

Classroom Benefits

  • Comprehensive training, curriculum, and ongoing support – all at no charge.
  • Essential resources, including lesson plans, activities, and lab materials that engage and excite students.
  • Access to hands-on professional development opportunities and workshops.
  • Increased confidence in teaching science to help you catalyze your energy unit.
  • Exclusive access to online resources with hands-on home activities that reinforce lessons and educate the whole family.
  • Curriculum that fully aligns with Ohio’s Learning Standards and prepares students for state testing.