Winter 2016 / 2017
Education Trends
Hawk House at Badger Rock Middle School

Hawk House at Badger Rock Middle School

Find out how one student's research and hard work resulted in the construction of a hawk platform at the Badger Rock Center and middle school in Madison. Building the platform was only part of the work that it took to complete the project.

Read more about Hawk House at Badger Rock Middle School here.

 

News Briefs
Green and Healthy Schools Institute

Green and Healthy Schools Institute

Learn how teachers and students are incorporating green and healthy practices into their curriculum and school environments. The Wisconsin Green and Healthy Schools program offers many schools and districts a way to help reduce energy costs, educate students and communities about sustainable choices, reduce environmental impacts and increase healthy lifestyles.

Read more about the Green and Healthy Schools Institute.

Energy 2030 framework

NAAEE Fall Conference Draws Record Attendance

The annual North American Association of Environmental Education held its annual symposium and conference in Madison with more than 1,300 educators and students in attendance. MGE, Alliant and other Wisconsin utilities helped sponsor the conference.

Read more about the NAAEE Fall Conference.

Danger: High Voltage

Danger: High Voltage

MGE's free Switch to Safety electric safety education program for elementary students is one of MGE's most popular classroom programs that teaches students about how to safely respond to an electric safety emergency.

Read more about the dangers of high voltage.

MGE Shared Solar Program Kicks Off

MGE Shared Solar Program Kicks Off

MGE’s new Shared Solar program gives participating customers the benefits of locally generated solar power without installing solar panels.

Read more about the Shared Solar program.

Related Topics

2017 Earth Day Every Day Activity Book and Video Contest

2017 Earth Day Every Day Activity Book and Video Contest

MGE's popular Earth Day Every Day Classroom Funbook is a great resource for elementary and middle school teachers and students to learn about energy and other current environmental topics of local and global interest. Learn more about how to order copies for your classroom and how your students can participate in a video contest with over $500 in prizes.

Read more about the Earth Day Book and Video Contest.

Upcoming KEEP Teacher Professional Development Courses

Upcoming KEEP Teacher Professional Development Courses

The Wisconsin K-12 Energy Education Program will offer a series of online graduate level courses in spring 2017 including basic energy concepts and practices and a course on renewable biomass energy.

Read more about the KEEP courses.

WAEE Winter Workshop

WAEE Winter Workshop

The Wisconsin Association of Environmental Education will hold its annual winter workshop at TreeHaven in Tomahawk, Wis., on Jan. 20-21.

Read more about the WAEE Winter Workshop.

The Power of Working Together

The Power of Working Together

MGE is committed to collaborating and partnering with many organizations in our community including schools. By working together, we can achieve our goals of increasing renewable energy. For more information, visit Energy2030together.com.

Read more about the power of working together.