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Power to the People!

at The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum - Lincoln Park

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Lincoln Park, North Side
2430 N Cannon Dr
Near W Fullerton Pkwy
Chicago, Illinois 60614
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10

What you'll learn in this productivity class:

Where does electricity come from? How does it get where it’s going? Why are coal-fired power plants used even when wind turbines are available? And can we buy greener power? Join us for an afternoon of discussion and learning about the power grid that keeps our lights on and our city running. We’ll talk about alternative energy sources and how recent technological advances are making renewable energy in our neighborhoods more possible than ever before.

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School: The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

 

As the 20th Century came to a close, it was easy for people in Chicago and the surrounding areas to lose their connection to nature. Consider that people spent more time walking on paved surfaces, eating processed foods and living sedentary indoor lives than any other time in human history. Not to mention...

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