Arkansas Energy Workshop - Little Rock

Little Rock, Arkansas
Thursday, March 08, 2012

Embassy Suites Little Rock
11301 Financial Centre Parkway
Little Rock, AR 72211


8:00 a.m. Registration

8:15 a.m. Welcome and Introductions 
– Welcome from Arkansas Energy Office

8:30 a.m. The Science of Energy

Learn more about the forms of energy and energy transformations while experimenting with the Science of Energy kit.  The Arkansas Energy Office provides a Science of Energy Kit (for appropriate grade level) to all participating teachers. 

10:30 a.m. Energy Roundup

This activity introduces the nation's leading energy sources and the facts and data about them.

11:00 a.m.      Energy Sources: Energy Chants

After learning about the Science of Energy, participants begin studying the sources of energy. What are they? Where do they come from? How do we use each of the 10 sources of energy?

12:00 p.m.  Lunch

12:45 p.m.  Electric Connections

Explore how the nation’s energy sources contribute to the generation of electricity

1:15 p.m.  Understanding Energy Efficiency        

The Energy Conservation Web – This quick lesson allows participants to understand their home and school as a system and to better conserve energy resources. 

1:30 p.m.  Energy Conservation in the Round

This activity will assist students with energy conservation vocabulary terms.

1:45 p.m. Efficiency and Conservation At Home and School
– Saving Energy Expo

Using the tools from NEED’s Monitoring and Mentoring tools and the Energy Infobooks, participants develop presentations to teach fellow participants about energy efficiency at home and at school.

3:00 p.m. Workshop Wrap-Up and Paperwork:
Sub Reimbursement, Parking, Ordering Kits, and Evals!

3:30 p.m. Adjourn and Head Back to the Classroom to Energize Your Students!

The ARKANSAS ENERGY OFFICEa division of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, promotes energy efficiency and emerging technologies through energy education and information programs as well as managing federal energy funds in the State of Arkansas. The NEED Project is supported by the U.S. Department of Energy  and the Arkansas Economic Development Commission – Energy Office under award number DE-EEO0000149, known as the Energy Efficiency Outreach (EEO) Program.


Contact Information

  • Phone: 800-875-5029

The NEED Project - 8408 Kao Circle, Manassas, Virginia 20110
Phone: 703.257.1117; Fax: 703.257.0037
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