STEAM-Based Learning: Building Renewable Energy Technologies

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Date and Time:

Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 7:30pm

Organization: 

What are renewable energy technologies and why is it important to teach students about them? This one-hour webinar will answer these questions and provide practical tools, ideas, and resources for how to incorporate hands-on learning about renewable energy technologies in your grade 4–12 classrooms. Hear how schools and classrooms across Canada are preparing students for their energy future using GreenLearning’s Re-Energy Program using STEAM Based learning.

Paula McGarrigle is a professional with over 20 years of experience in the energy sector in North America. The majority of her experience has been in the renewable energy sector. Paula is the co-founder of Solas Energy Consulting. Her experience includes project development, climate change, business development, and strategic planning. Paula was previously the head of Shell Wind Energy for Canada, and started the Suncor Alternative and Renewable Energy group. Paula’s academic background includes two undergraduate degrees from the University of Alberta, Canada: a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry and a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering. In addition, Paula holds an MBA in Finance from Queen’s University, Canada. Paula is a member of APEGA and the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) and the Canadian Solar Industry Association. She was invited by the British High Commission to work on sustainability as part of the 2002 G8 summit, and has been a participant in the National Roundtable on Energy and the Environment (NRTEE).

Sidney Howlett is a former Ontario French immersion teacher, who focused primarily on inquiry-based learning and incorporating coding and robotics into the classroom. Prior to joining the team at GreenLearning, Sidney worked at a local art gallery and museum where she established new programs, including an outdoor art education program for homeschool students. She currently serves as a member of the Bee City Kitchener Committee and holds a B.A.Sc and a B.Ed from Lakehead University.

Contact Email:

info@greenteacher.com