|Paper mache tree display at Fresco|
Fellow teacher, Susie Cordell, and I traveled to Lancaster today to attend a very good environmental education workshop. This was sponsored by DEP and Fresco, a green products company from Lancaster County. We learned about alternative energy, ways to conserve energy, lots of activities for our students, and new products. We toured a passive solar house and got to see the DEP environmental ed trailer. We are hoping to get the trailer for our Earth Day activities. We received a huge folder of materials that we will sift through and process. We are thinking that we might write a grant to get some solar car kits. It is a classroom set of solar cells and motors to power small toy cars that the students create. This would work into my Motion and Design science unit in 5th grade.
|Participants pedal the bike to show the energy needed to power incandescent and CFL|
|Display at Fresco-- recyclables and products made from them|