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Sustainable Energy

Empower tomorrow's world, where engineering technology fuses with social and political realities to shape a greener future.

About this Workshop

Campus: Wellesley College | Rising Grades: 10,11,12

In the dynamic realm of sustainable energy, innovation and environmental stewardship intersect. Delve into the principles of renewable energy sources, energy conservation, and sustainable practices. Through captivating experiments, real-world projects, and interactive simulations, explore the diverse forms of sustainable energy, such as solar, wind, and hydroelectric power. You will have the opportunity to design and construct renewable energy systems, analyze energy efficiency strategies, and investigate the social and economic impacts of sustainable energy solutions. By actively applying your knowledge in practical contexts, you will enhance your critical thinking, problem-solving, and teamwork skills. This course not only equips you with a comprehensive understanding of sustainable energy, but also will inspire you to become a catalyst for change in building a greener future. Get ready to immerse yourself in the world of sustainable energy, embrace innovative learning experiences, and empower yourself to make a positive impact on the planet.


Generate Renewable Power
Discover the fundamental principles that define fluid, solid, and thermal mechanics by experimenting with wind and water turbines.

Policy Simulation + Analysis
Participate in policy simulation exercises, analyzing real-world energy policies and proposing sustainable energy solutions, preparing you to engage with energy policy challenges effectively.

Energy Efficiency Audit Practicum
Gain practical experience by conducting energy efficiency audits and applying your knowledge to help organizations reduce their energy consumption, lower costs, and minimize their environmental footprint.

Renewable Energy Microgrid Design Challenge
Dive into an exciting team-based competition to design and present a sustainable microgrid solution, combining renewable energy sources like solar, wind, and battery storage to address energy resilience and sustainability in real-world scenarios.