2017 Diving Deep into Energy Symposium

K-12 Teacher Symposium
June 2-3, 2017 at Biosphere 2

Friday, June 2nd (click on “principle” for presentations)
Principle 1: Energy is a physical quantity that follows precise natural laws. Presented by Dr. Elliott Cheu, Assistant Dean of College of Science, UA.

Principle 2: Physical processes on Earth are the result of energy flow through the Earth system.  Presented by Joost Van Haren, UA Biosphere 2 Landscape Evolution Observatory

Principle 3: Biological processes depend on energy flow through the Earth system.  Presented by Dr. Gene Giacomelli, Co-Technical Investigator, Prototype Mars-Lunar Greenhouse, CEAC, UA

Principle 4: Various sources of energy can be used to power human activities, and often this energy must be transferred from source to destinationPresented by Mr. Kevin Rolfe from SRP

Saturday, June 3rd
Principle 5: Energy decisions are influenced by economic, political, environmental, and social factors.  Presented by Ms. Mary Fosdick, Environmental Scientist from Tucson Electric Power

Principle 6: The amount of energy used by human society depends on many factors. Presented by Peter Dobrovolny and Michael Peel, active supports of the Tucson Emerging 2030 District

Principle 7: The quality of life of individuals and societies is affected by energy choices.  Presented by Dr. T.H. Culhane, National Geographic Emerging Explorer (Links to videos in presentation:  Biosphere; Making Biogas; Home Biogas; Breathing Dragon; Solar Cities; Consider it Done)

Global Trading Game from NEED Facilitated by DaNel Hogan, Former Einstein Fellow with Dept of Energy/ASTA Region VI Director 

 Thanks to the following organizations that for the Diving Deep into Energy Symposium