EE Provider Details


Environmental Education Professional Learning / Professional Development Provider

Solar One
November 17, 2021
Professional Learning Overview
During a Solar One Professional Development workshop, Solar One educators train teachers on Green Design Lab’s hands-on activities in Energy, Water, Materials, Air and Food. Every workshop includes lesson planning time for integrating content into coursework, standards alignment (NYSSLS, Next Gen, NYS Regents etc.), and discussions on best practices for using GDL as a tool for highly effective teaching. Teachers receive detailed instructional guides for the activities covered.

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The organization's contact person

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Director of Education
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The EE program(s) offered by the organization

Program Name
NYC Solar Schools Education Program
Program Description
The NYC Solar Schools Education Program includes professional learning training opportunities for teachers, in-school classroom residencies with students, and a Career and Technical education program. The GDL curriculum explored during the training includes a combination of hands-on activities that give context for why solar is important – such as an introduction to power plants, fossil fuels, and climate change – and explores the science and applications of solar energy through building mini-solar systems, field studies, and experiments.
Classroom Teachers
Length / Duration
1-3 Days
Grade Level
Elementary School (Grades 1-4), Middle School (Grades 5-8), High School (Grades 9-12)
Credits Offered
Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) credits
Other Services
Field Trips, In-Class Programs, Online Lesson Plans/Curricula
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