John Keilman of the Chicago Tribune wrote an article detailing the different ways the video game Mincraft can be used in education. TCIPG Education's own Minecraft project, TCIPG World of Energy, is mentioned.
TCIPG Education in the News
Video game 'Minecraft' finds a home in schools
Tesla Town teaches students about electricity system
The Information Trust institute published an article about TCIPG Education's free app, Tesla Town. Tesla Town takes students on an interactive journey through the different ways electricity is generated for the power grid. Tesla Town is a free application available for download for IOS or Android.
Power Park toy encourages curiosity for the sciences in children
Katie Carr from the Coordinated Science Lab writes about TCIPG Education's Power Park project, which teaches children about the basics of the power grid through building an interactive, fully powered neighborhood.
Explore how a wide range of appliances use energy.
Examine the effects of time-sensitive pricing plans on energy cost.
Manage a small power system that simulates the power demands of different communities and the generation potential of different power plants.
Explore the costs of providing power while weighing the emissions of your different plants.
Explore issues related to providing wind power to a neighborhood and the effects of energy storage.
Take a trip to Tesla Town!