DTE Sustainable City Energy

Summer camp students learn how human activities affect climate change which impacted the raging California forest fires to the unprecedented East Coast and Texas Hurricanes to the wild Michigan winters to the African droughts.

Students use miniature windmills to test potential energy output.

July 22-August 2, 9 a.m - 4 p.m.

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During this camp, students will:

  • Tour Michigan Power generation facilities (Solar, W ind, Bio-fuel, Hydrogen fuel, Nuclear).
  • Work on demonstration projects to build the actual system using energy conversion devices.
  • Learn about electricity and energy measurements.
  • Learn what caused the Flint water crisis and understand its impact on the society.
  • Through hands-on energy sessions, learn about solar, wind, fuel cells, energy storage, energy and environment, hybrid autonomous vehicles, water security and bio-renewable fuels.
  • Understand how renewable energy technology will support sustainable agriculture and sustainable future cities for next generation.

Program Fee:  $25

Grades: 8-10