Chevron has funded energy laboratory for the Elizabeth Forward Middle School through a collaboration with students at Carnegie Mellon University’s Entertainment Technology Center. The new energy laboratory will be an interactive lab to teach students about energy during Earth and Space Science class during the 7th grade.
Fall of 2014
Carnegie Mellon University's Team InfinitE:
Team infinitE is the first of four teams who will work with Elizabeth Forward Middle School to create an interactive Energy Lab through the generous support of Chevron. Team infinitE’s challenge is to begin creating the Energy Lab, an interactive learning environment that in no way resembles a classroom. Team infinitE's goal is to harness the educational benefits of technology to encourage students to take ownership over their education and to share their knowledge with others. Students will also be exposed to the world of energy and learn that it is an interesting industry in which they can have a voice. In order to accomplish these goals, each team will make their own contribution to the Energy Lab. During our 16-week semester on this project, team infinitE created a giant touch-screen dome, a game, and a mobile app.