Waukesha County



Renewable Energy


Discover how energy from the earth can be used to help heat & cool our homes & buildings. We will discuss renewable energy including solar, wind, water, and geothermal. Included in our hike will be a brief tour of Retzer’s geothermal system and eco-house solar panel. We will capture the energy from the sun to make a solar print.

Standards: 4-ESS3-1, 5-ESS3-1
Duration: 90 minutes
Fee: Yes
Offered: School Year
Location options: Retzer Nature Center


Grade 4-5 program listing