Thursday, 5 May
7:30 a.m.–3 p.m.
Reliant Center, Houston, TX
OTC and the U.S. National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project invite Houston-area classroom teachers (grades 4–12) to attend a free one-day, energy education workshop.
Educators will receive comprehensive, objective information about the scientific concepts of energy and its importance while discovering the world of oil and natural gas exploration and production. A variety of free instructional materials will be available to take back to the classroom.
- A keynote speaker presentation
- Technology tour of the world’s leading offshore oil and natural gas technology exhibitions
- Hands-on classroom activities with age-appropriate energy curriculum (provided by NEED; all NEED learning activities are correlated to Texas's science objectives and other disciplines). See the full agenda.
- Lesson plans and curriculum for the Teacher Workshop are free and available to download for any teacher. Lesson plans and curriculum for the day are as follows:
Attend the Workshop
Space is limited—only three applicants per school. Registration will begin
on 3 March and end 11 April. You will be
notified by 20 April via email if you have been accepted to attend this year's
- There is no cost to attend the workshop thanks to a generous
- Teachers will receive a form at the workshop for substitute reimbursement.
- Continental breakfast and lunch are provided.
- One parking pass will be mailed to each school represented.
If you are accepted and will be attending, be prepared to show photo ID (passport or driver's license) to pick up your name badge.
For questions, email email@example.com or call +1.972.952.1125. For additional information, view the Frequently Asked Questions.
As the leading provider of energy education programs and materials to US schools, NEED’s mission is to promote an energy-conscious and educated society.
All NEED learning activities are age-appropriate and correlated to Texas science standards and objectives, as well as other disciplines.