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School of Energy Resources

Energy Innovation Center (EIC)

1000 E. University Ave.

Dept. 3012

Shipping & Receiving:

16th & Gibbon

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-6897

Fax: 307-766-6701

Trish Steger

Executive Admin. Assistant

EIC 339

Phone: 307-766-6897

Email: psteger@uwyo.edu

Academics Office

EIC 338

Phone: 307-766-6879

Email: seracad@uwyo.edu

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Energy Literacy Education

School of Energy Resources

Energy Literacy Education:  A Balanced Approach

The School of Energy Resources is committed to promoting K-12 energy literacy and career development opportunities for Wyoming's youth.  In 2013, SER partnered with ExxonMobil to advance Energy Literacy Education in Wyoming.  Our overarching mission is to connect energy information and 21st Century career skills to position students for competitive success in higher education and the energy workforce.

Upcoming K-12 Outreach Events

K-12 Energy Literacy Education Program Objectives

  • Provide Wyoming teachers professional development opportunities and resources to promote a comprehensive and balanced approach to energy literacy education.
  • Develop and pilot interdisciplinary curriculum designed to engage students in relevant and motivating energy resource studies.
  • Support learning experiences that enhance students' Career Readiness and 21st Century Skills through UW research experiences and summer energy institutes. 
  • Build collaborative partnerships with the energy enterprise to promote field experiences, internships, and interactions with energy professionals. 
  • Establish a sustained funding base to expand the scale and scope of energy education in Wyoming

Energy and Society Curriculum

A place-based, integrated approach to energy literacy education

DRAFT is available for download.

  • Unit 1:  Energy in Context - Understanding personal place in the energy conversation
  • Unit 2:  Why Wyoming? -Why does Wyoming have so many energy resources?
  • Unit 3:  Human History of Wyoming - Evolution of mining, drilling and production
  • Unit 4:  Identifying Stakeholders - Exploring multiple perspectives
  • Unit 5:  Wyoming's Coal - The past and future
  • Unit 6:  Wyoming's Oil and Natural Gas - Extraction and reclamation
  • Unit 7:  Wyoming's Wind - How Wyoming is taking advantage of the wind
  • Unit 8:  What's Next - The future of energy in Wyoming

Online Energy Literacy Education Resources

Energy Summer Institute

Five-day residential camp for students currently enrolled in 9th and 10th grade.

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School of Energy Resources

Energy Innovation Center (EIC)

1000 E. University Ave.

Dept. 3012

Shipping & Receiving:

16th & Gibbon

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-6897

Fax: 307-766-6701

Trish Steger

Executive Admin. Assistant

EIC 339

Phone: 307-766-6897

Email: psteger@uwyo.edu

Academics Office

EIC 338

Phone: 307-766-6879

Email: seracad@uwyo.edu

School of Energy Resources
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