Energy and Sustainability Institute for Elementary Teachers powered up

Fourth-grade teacher Kelly Moxley of Kingsford Elementary School in the Oswego City School District experiments at a new SUNY Oswego institute for elementary school teachers, giving a glimpse of the fascination Moxley’s students will experience after they assemble electric motors using little more than a coil of wire, a magnet and a D battery.

Kelly Moxley of Kingsford Elementary School examining motor.The college, with assistance from NYSERDA and other government agencies, offers the first Energy and Sustainability Institute for Elementary Teachers—18 from Oswego city schools—Aug. 9 to 13 at Rice Creek Field Station.

(Posted: Aug 11, 2010)

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