Celebrate National Energy Star Day with a Live Virtual Event in Your Classroom!

  • Oct 06, 2015

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DIRECTV has partnered with Discovery Education to bring you and your students a live virtual discussion on the global importance of energy efficiency with EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy. The event will come your way LIVE from Washington, DC on October 27th at 1pm EST, and is recommended for students in grades 6 through 8.

There will be downloadable classroom activities available to prepare your class for the discussion, and your students may even submit questions for Administrator McCarthy in advance!

Virtual field trips and events like this are a fun and easy way enhance your students’ educational experience. There’s no cost to participate, and the technical requirements are minimal—all you need is an internet-connected computer and a way to share with students (for example, a projector and speakers).

To learn more, and to register your class, visit the event’s official web site.

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—Stephen Vincent D’Emidio