Thursday, January 17, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM EST
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Hilton Garden Inn Buffalo Airport
4201 Genesee Street
Buffalo, NY 14225

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Wendi Moss
The NEED Project

2019 National Fuel Understanding Climate Change Workshop - Buffalo, NY 

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


  • It’s FREE
  • Lunch and continental breakfast provided
  • Substitute reimbursement
  • NEED classroom kit provided
  • New York state aligned curriculum.


8:00 a.m.         Registration

Pick up NEED materials and conference supplies. Light refreshments will be served. 

8:15 a.m.         Welcoming Program and Attendee Interview

Introduction to the program and welcome by National Fuel representatives. Meet your colleagues.

8:30 a.m.         Climate Change Jigsaw

After a short presentation, break into groups to read about and then teach about climate change. 

9:30 a.m.         Properties of CO2

Working with dry ice we explore the properties of this gas. 

10:00 a.m.       Greenhouse in a Beaker

A hands-on activity that demonstrates how CO2 traps heat.

10:45 a.m.       Break

11:00 a.m.       Carbon Cycle Simulation

After an intro presentation, you become a carbon atom and cycle through earth’s carbon reservoirs.

12:00 p.m.      Lunch

1:00 p.m.         Land Ice/Sea Ice

2:00 p.m.         Climate Change Mitigation

A presentation introduces the wedge concept and ways we can reduce society’s carbon footprint.

2:15 p.m.         Carbon in My Life

3:00 p.m.         Energy Efficiency Measures

Learn about items included in the home energy conservation kit Interested teachers will be provided with a class-set of 30 home energy efficiency kits for students to take home, install with their families, and start saving energy.  

3:15 p.m.         Closing Program

3:30 p.m.         Adjourn