Engineering Alternative Energy for a Changing Climate*
Retzer Nature Center and Planetarium fees apply
For current program rates, see the Waukesha County Environmental Education School Guide
Students will rotate through three stations where they will develop a deeper understanding of alternative energy applications. Stations include a tour of Retzer’s geothermal heating and cooling system, a look at the Eco-house’s solar panel to learn how sunlight is captured to create energy and the planetarium show, Dynamic Earth, that explores the inner workings of Earth’s climate system.
Collaborative Curriculum: Can alternative energy replace the use of fossil fuels?
*This is a Community Connections, Impacts & Actions Collaborative Curriculum program hosted by Waukesha County.
Duration: 150 minutes
Offered: School Year
Location options: Retzer Nature Center, Horwitz-DeRemer Planetarium located at the Retzer Nature Center
Grade 9-12 program listing