The Gulf of Maine Research Institute’s latest program, PowerHouse (http://powerhouse.gmri.org/), engages students and their families in real-world science and mathematics investigations using their personal home electricity data from Central Maine Power smart meters. Students ask questions, collect and analyze data, make evidence-based decisions, participate in public discourse about energy-conservation strategies, and help to influence important family decisions. Bring personal meaning to conversations about climate change the carbon cycle, make data analysis and graphing come to life. And PowerHouse is a great way to engage in the Next Generation Science Standards!

Want to learn more?

**Join us next week for one of these two webinars (details below). We will be sharing:
•PowerHouse tools and resources,
•strategies getting your students and their families engaged,
•and, plans for the upcoming school year.

**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. Note that there will be edits to the website before the first webinar!

**Contact Gayle (gayle@gmri.org or 228-1647) for more information.

Thanks,

Gayle

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