Wednesday, August 9, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
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Lylburn Downing Middle School
302 Diamond Street
Lexington, VA 24450

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Kimberly Swan
The NEED Project


2017 Lexington City Public Schools Solar Workshop - Lexington, VA 

If you are unable to complete your registration please email wmoss@need.org.


2017 Lexington City Public Schools
Solar Schools Workshop

Sponsored by Secure Futures in partnership with The NEED Project


  • SOL aligned solar curriculum
  • Hands-on solar kit
  • Afternoon snack!
  • 4 hours of solar science professional development
  • An afternoon of engaging fun

Schools Going Solar Workshop

 8:00 a.m.         Registration & Continental Breakfast, Pre-Assessment and Begin Solar Bingo

  8:15 a.m.         Welcome and Goals of the Workshop

 8:30 a.m.         Solar Bingo

 8:45 a.m.         Brief Overview of the Science of Energy (Energy Forms and Sources)
Learn more about the forms of energy and energy transformations while experimenting with the Science of Energy kit.

 9:30 a.m.         Intro to Solar Science

 10:00 a.m.       Exploring Solar
Engage in solar explorations with NEED’s solar curriculum and hands-on activities.  

 11:15 a.m.       Exploring LCPS Solar and Schools Going Solar activities
Learn how to use the online data for the LCPS solar installations.   Lessons from the Schools Going Solar guide help students research and analyze solar using the school’s array.  

11:45 a.m.       Wrap-Up, Evaluation and Next Steps

12:00 p.m.      Adjourn