Clean Energy Systems 1

Course Number: 638000CW or 638000HW: Next Energy Engineering 1

Honors or College Prep


Description: This course exposes students to three sources of renewable energy: wind, solar and biofuels. Working with solar, thermal, chemical and mechanical sources of clean energy teaches students how to apply physics, geography, chemistry, biology, geometry, algebra and engineering fundamentals. Students learn the most efficient and appropriate use of energy production as they explore the relevant relationships among work, power and energy. Students will engage in a wide variety of hands on projects and lab activities that both test their knowledge and illustrate the interrelationships between the various forms of clean energy.

Number of Credits: 1

Certifications: Fundamentals of Project Management digital badge certification from PMIEF

Potential Careers*: Environmental Scientists, Environmental Specialist, Scientific Researcher,Solar Power Engineering, Manufacturing for Solar Power, Solar Power Plant Development, Solar Power Plant Construction, Solar Power Plant Operations, Solar Photovoltaic Installers, Solar Panel Installation, Solar Panel Maintenance, Hazardous Materials Removal Worker, Wind Turbine Service Technician, Environmental Engineer, Environmental Science and Protection Technician, Environmental Engineering Technician, Conservation Scientist, Physicist, Chemist, Materials Scientist

Salary Range: $39,000 – $106,000

Awards and Accomplishments:

Clean Energy Applications students won 1st place nationwide in the Biomimicry Institute’s Youth Design Challenge in 2018.


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