SOLAR IN THE SCHOOLS

Empowering Youth for a Better Future

Solar In the Schools (SIS) teaches about the different types of renewable energy, basic electricity, and solar photovoltaics using online curriculum and in-person experiential learning for K-12. Our goal is to encourage youth to develop a deeper consideration of the systems that deliver us power, and to compel teachers to skillfully incorporate renewable energy into their lessons.

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HIGH-SCHOOL TECHNICAL SOLAR TRAINING

Solar Energy International (SEI) is committed to providing technical skills training to High School students in renewable energy! Specifically, the Solar in the Schools (SIS) High School Career Pathways Program is focused on training a young workforce for jobs after high school. SEI is committed to delivering concurrent post-secondary training for a young workforce in preparation for the solar jobs of tomorrow.

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SOLAR IN THE SCHOOLS COLORADO

Solar in the Schools Colorado provides in-person K-12 education to Colorado based teachers and students through classroom presentations, hands-on solar labs, teacher trainings and equipment lending. We encourage youth to develop deeper consideration of the systems that deliver us power, and teach teachers to skillfully incorporate renewable energy into their lessons.

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OUR SUPPORTERS

West Elk Community Fund
DMEA
El Pomar Foundation
Colorado Parks & Wildlife
Delta County School District

RESOURCES

RE 100: Introduction to Renewable Energy   

For students 12 years and beyond! This is a free 10-lesson online course complete with videos, readings, quizzes exercises and discussion forums. The course is written at the high school level with lessons in energy efficiency, solar thermal, solar electric, wind, micro-hydro, renewable energy in the developing world and the economics of renewable energy. We highly encourage teachers to take this course and evaluate it as curriculum to be used with students. This course is now also available EN ESPANOL.

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Engineering a Solar Cellphone Charger- NSTA

This curriculum is one unit in an upcoming release of SEI’s popular introductory course PV101 curriculum tailored for high school students. Students can take this as an accelerated 1-semester or full-year SEI Solar Energy Training for High Schools leading to an SEI certificate in introductory solar electric design and installation.

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