Plains CO2 Reduction (PCOR) Partnership

Photo of presenter providing CO2 education for teachers.
Dan Daly, PCOR Partnership Outreach Manager, presents during the Prairie Energy & Carbon Teacher Training Institute.

The PCOR Partnership is committed to providing classroom resources that address the role of practical and environmentally safe ways to reduce anthropogenic CO2 emissions and the level of CO2 in the atmosphere.

Carbon management is a great topic to study because it integrates so many subjects: energy, environment, geography, politics, chemistry, biology, economics, and more. It requires students to use analytical tools to exercise their abilities to research, think, and understand complex issues.

See Us at These Upcoming Educational Events for Teachers

Schedule for 2015–2016 to be announced.

Previous Educational Events for Teachers
Lignite Energy Council Education Seminar
June 2003–2015
Bismarck State College
Bismarck, North Dakota
Integrating Regional History, Culture, Science, and the Arts Prairie Public Broadcasting Teacher Training Institute
June 2013-2015
Concordia College
Moorhead, Minnesota
International Workshop on Public Education, Training, and Community Outreach for Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage
July 30–31, 2014
National Sequestration Education Center
Decatur, Illinois
North Dakota–Minnesota Geographic Alliance Education Seminar
June 2014
Concordia College
Moorhead, Minnesota
North Dakota Petroleum Council Teacher Education Seminar
June 2008–2012
Bismarck State College
Bismarck, North Dakota
The Changing Face of North Dakota
North Dakota Geographic Alliance
June 4–8, 2012
Dickinson State University
Dickinson, North Dakota
Missouri Minerals Education Foundation
Teacher Workshop
July 15–20, 2012
Mineral Area College
Park Hills, Missouri
Teaching About Energy & Our Carbon Footprint: Regional & Global Issues Prairie Public Broadcasting Teacher Training Institute
November 9–10, 2011
Energy & Environmental Research Center
Grand Forks, North Dakota

Recommended Curriculum Sources
  • In collaboration with Prairie Public Broadcasting, the PCOR Partnership participated in three teacher training institutes. Check out the 2011, 2012, and 2013 lesson plans developed during these institutes.

Photo of teachers touring the Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC).
Teachers tour the EERC during the
Prairie Energy & Carbon Teacher Training Institute.