Science or Math Resource

The following information describes a method to use real student data for graphing or for a study of energy use.  If you try this out, please share here as a comment or send me an email with feedback on its worth.

The webinar is tonight but it will be archived at the links below.

“PowerHouse”  (Gulf of Maine Research Institute’s latest tool)
Science and Mathematics Learning using Live CMP “Smart Meter” Electricity Data – Get Started Today!
Bring personal meaning to conversations about climate change and the carbon cycle, make data analysis and graphing come to life.   The Gulf of Maine Research Institute’s latest tool, PowerHouse (http://powerhouse.gmri.org/), engages students and their families in real-world science and mathematics investigations using their own personal home electricity data from Central Maine Power smart meters.
  • ask questions,
  • collect and analyze data,
  • make evidence-based decisions,
  • participate in public discourse about energy-conservation strategies
  • help to influence important family decisions.
Want to learn more?
**Create a PowerHouse teacher account (http://powerhouse.gmri.org/) and explore and play around with what’s there, and link your own home electricity data so you can try out the various tools. 
 
**Contact Gayle (gayle@gmri.org or 228-1647) for more information.
Gayle Bodge,  Science Learning Specialist,   Gulf of Maine Research Institute
WEBINAR–   Thursday, August 29th 6:30-8:00 PM   (and archived later on GMRI website)
**Webinar will be sharing:
  • PowerHouse tools and resources—GRAPHING, ANALYZING, DATA-BASED DECISIONS
  • strategies getting your students and their families engaged,
  • and, plans for the upcoming school year.
We recommend calling in using your telephone for audio. You can also use your computer’s microphone and speakers (and headset if you have one).
Dial +1 (636) 277-0136
Access Code: 222-387-245
Audio PIN: Shown after joining the meeting
Meeting ID: 222-387-245
Not at your computer? Click the link to join this meeting from your iPhone®, iPad® or Android® device via the GoToMeeting app.

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