SUMMER 2020 COURSE IS JUNE 14-JULY 12
Schedule: June 14-19, 2020 in-person classes, June 20-July 12, 2020 independent study and out-of-class assignments
Participants who successfully complete the course receive 3 graduate credit hours from the University of South Carolina. Lodging and meals are provided free of charge during the week of classes, June 14-19, 2020.
The course accommodates a maximum of 25 students. If accepted, a $100 registration fee (refundable after completion of the course) is required.
Participants will be notified of their acceptance status by email.
Course Goals and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course students will:
Identify the different energy sources available and utilized across South Carolina and around the world.
Understand the costs and benefits of different energy sources related to their reliability, affordability and environmental stewardship.
Apply economic decision making concepts, like scarcity, costs/benefits, supply and demand, and others to the field of energy and related environmental issues.
Develop project based lessons that support both STEM and Common Core Standards integrating economics, energy and environmental issues.