Solar One’s CleanTech uses the school building as a teaching tool to explore sustainability and green careers with high school students. CleanTech is hands-on and project-based. The program engages students in inquiry-based learning and inspires them to take action through school greening
STELAR recently connected with Sarah Pidgeon (Solar One) about the GreenTECH project, which is a three-year project focusing on green technology and careers at the high school level. Partners are: Solar One, a Green Energy Arts and Education Center; MOUSE (Making Opportunities for Upgrading
The National Science Foundation has awarded $1.08 million to Solar One, a non-profit based in New York City that promotes green energy in education, and MOUSE, a national, non-profit organization that works with underserved youth to promote the use and study of technology,
Check out these upcoming presentations at NSTA, AERA, ASEE and ISTE. Click on the PDFs for more details about each in the handouts.
The linked and attached field trip sites are recommended by ITEST project GreenTECH because they provide high school students with the opportunity to explore green technology facilities in the NYC-metropolitan area. This is not an exhaustive list.