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Bioenergy lessons for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades

 

Front cover of Fueling Our Future: Exploring Sustainable Energy Use; grades 3-5
Front cover of Fueling Our Future: Exploring Sustainable Energy Use; grades 3-5

Facing the Future (FTF) recently published a lesson plans that introduce energy concepts to elementary students in grades 3-5. These lesson plans were vertically aligned to the middle and high school curricula previously published by FTF. The lesson plans …more

Educator conference scheduled on teaching bioenergy literacy: July 29th, Seattle WA.

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NARA member Facing the Future will host an educator conference on July 29th in Seattle WA.

Over the course of the day, participants will define energy literacy, consider the social, economic, and environmental impacts of different energy sources, learn about the development of aviation biofuels in the Pacific Northwest, and hear from experts in this field.

Participants will gain hands-on experience with several lessons from …more

Putting “sustainability” in energy education

Danica Hendrickson, curriculum director at Facing the Future, introduces curriculum units to high school teachers. Photo courtesy of MOSS.
Danica Hendrickson, curriculum director at Facing the Future, introduces curriculum units to high school teachers. Photo courtesy of MOSS.

Research performed by NARA members contributes to an understanding of how to develop a sustainable wood residual-to-biojet fuel and co-product industry. Sustainability in this case refers to …more

Bioenergy lessons for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders

Image from Facing the Future website:https://www.facebook.com/FacingtheFuture/photos/a.10151030527497891.426153.39816417890/10152620941602891/?type=1&theater
Image from the Facing the Future website:https://www.facebook.com/FacingtheFuture/photos/a.10151030527497891.426153.39816417890/10152620941602891/?type=1&theater

Facing the Future has developed lessons for elementary school students that explore concepts on energy. These lessons are currently being offered to elementary teachers for testing and feedback. The pilot period is until December 24th. A final draft should be available in early 2015.

To participate in the pilot opportunity, visit the …more