Foundations of Green Energy, Semester A

0.5 Unit
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12

Foundations of Green Energy, Semester A is the first part of a two-semester course designed to help you learn about the science, technologies, and careers in the rapidly growing and evolving energy industry, with special emphasis on electrical energy and new and emerging energy technologies.
The course is designed to address state standards related to STEM studies in energy. The course content is aligned to the Energy Industry Fundamentals Certificate Program (EIFCP) standards developed by the Center for Energy Workforce Development (CEWD).
The course consists of four units:
• Unit 1 – You’ll learn about conventional and renewable energy sources as well as emerging alternative energy sources.
• Unit 2 – You’ll review basic electricity concepts such as voltage, current, resistance, power, energy, AC and DC power, Ohm’s law, and the power formula.
• Unit 3 – You’ll learn about different electric power generation systems, including thermal, nuclear, hydroelectric, wind, and solar photovoltaic systems.
• Unit 4 – You’ll focus on careers in the energy industry.


  • State Certified


Instructor Embedded Cost: $275

Content Only Cost: See Course Details

The following information applies only to instructor embedded courses.

Oklahoma Subject Code: N/A

Course Provider Contact: Sarika Simpson | Academy Director | | 866-890-8153

How To Purchase This Course

Districts wishing to purchase this course should contact the course provider directly (see contact information above) and reference the contract in the "attachments" portion of the page linked here. If you are purchasing an Instructor Embedded course, please note that online instructors need not be certified in the state of Oklahoma. They must be certified to teach the content in at least one state or teach the subject at a college or university. To enroll a student in the course, you will need to obtain from the course provider (a) the instructor’s name; (b) the state through which the instructor is certified, and (c) the instructor’s certification number. If the instructor is employed to teach the subject at a college or university, you will need to obtain that institution’s iPEDS number. This information will be recorded in the SIS when you enroll a student in the course. When enrolling a student in a Content Only course, you must indicate in the SIS the name of the person monitoring the course.