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August 17, 2009


Cabrillo College Summer Academy Energy Fair in Santa Cruz
August 23, 2009

The Cabrillo College Summer Energy Academy will be presenting projects, interactive displays and games that demonstrate the power of sustainable energy sources. The hands-on activities and displays have been created by Academy participants in order to share their passion for renewable energy with the community. The fair aims to inspire and educate people of all ages on the possibilities for a future of clean, zero-emission, abundant energy.

The Cabrillo Energy Academy is a four week program designed to help new Cabrillo students explore the various ways we create and use energy and the roles that renewable energy will play in our future. The Energy Fair will present work including model sustainable homes, human power generation, wind power demonstrations, solar battery charging, solar cooking and educational games. The Energy Academy is made possible by a grant from the National Science Foundation and Cabrillo College.

What: Cabrillo College Summer Academy Energy Fair
When: Sunday, August 23 - 1:00 to 5:00 PM
Where: Abbott Square. Cooper Street next to the Museum of Art & History, SC
Information: 831-331-6992 or

About Cabrillo College

Cabrillo College is a leading California community college serving Santa Cruz County with locations in Aptos, Scotts Valley and Watsonville. It is ranked #1 in transfers to UC Santa Cruz. Founded in 1959, the college offers more than 100 academic and career technology programs that serve multiple educational goals such as A.A. and A.S. degrees, certificates of achievement, skills certificates, transfer to four-year institutions or for lifelong learning and personal enrichment. Its mission is to enhance the intellectual, cultural and economic vitality of its diverse community by assisting all students in their quest for lifelong learning and success in an ever-changing world.

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