Clean Energy K-12 Resources

Whymaker – A STEM professional development companythat focuses on cultivating technology-based project plans with teachers to improve students overall success by helping increase student engagement and excitement for technology and STEM education by providing curated professional development to teachers. WhyMaker offers FREE workshops to K-12 educators to teach your students about clean energy and the future career opportunities.

New York Power Authority Environmental Justice Office - Resources for teachers, parents, and students, broken down by energy discipline and grade level (elementary, middle, high school). Teachers are able to download lesson plans, while students and parents can access reading materials and hands-on activities to complete at home. Disciplines include solar, electric vehicles, efficient buildings, and offshore wind. In the case of offshore winds, if the interested school district qualifies as an environmental justice area and/or NYSERDA-designated underserved community. Whymaker kits for constructing the floating wind turbines can be procured from NYPA at no cost.

Contact

August Ruckdeschel
Clean Energy Coordinator
ar2464@cornell.edu
631-727-7850 x350

Last updated April 4, 2024