Interactive Energy Fair at The University of Toledo targets K-12 students
Life-size robots, Lego robots, hydrogen and solar cars, as well as many activities with the theme How to Save Energy, will be a part of the Energy Fair at The University of Toledo on Saturday, April 19, 2008.
The event will take place in Nitschke Auditorium and Halls at UT, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is meant for K-12 students from the Toledo area, but everybody is welcome to attend.
There will be hands-on energy activities for students, such as making windmill blades to test how much electricity they can generate. Attendees will also be able to explore energy saving items featured in student displays and participate in hourly prize drawings.
There will be the following competitions during the Energy Fair:
_Windmill Blade Design – contestants will test their designs to see how much electricity they can generate. 11 a.m., noon and 1p.m.
_Art Contest – contestants will represent their energy art projects.
_Essay Contest – essays that have been written by contestants previous to the fair will be awarded during the event.
The event is sponsored by Dana and Sylvania Schools Robotics Outreach – Youth Energy Savers, Lucas County Commissioners and The University of Toledo.
For more information please visit www.energyleaders.org or contact Lori Shaw at 419.290.5232.