Lesson Schedule (SHW short course)

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This is a proposed schedule for a short 6 week course in solar hot water. It assumes we have 2 days a week for this curriculum.
NOTE: Some time is unscheduled in later weeks to allow for review.

Lesson Wk Wks Hrs Unit
Getting Started 1 2 Warm Ups
Baseline 1 1 Warm Ups
Solar Hot Water System Overview 1 2 Solar Hot Water Installation Guide
Holding a Job 1 2 Getting to Work
A Cup of Coffee 1 2 The Science of Energy
What is Heat? 1 1 The Science of Energy
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy 1 3 Energy Challenges and Opportunities
Rulers and Fractions 2 1 Measurements
Using A Solar Pathfinder 2 2 Solar Hot Water Installation Guide
Collectors and Mounts 2 3 Solar Hot Water Installation Guide
Storage - Pump Station - Controller 2 4 Solar Hot Water Installation Guide
Solar Pathways and Seasons 2 1 The Science of Energy
Getting Up and Down 2 3 General Tools, Equipment, and Materials
Measuring Energy 2 1 Measurements
Wood Frame Construction 3 2 Basic Building Construction
Working Safe 3 2 General Tools, Equipment, and Materials
Getting a Job 3 2 Getting to Work
Fractions, Decimals and Percent 3 1 Measurements
Masonry Construction 3 2 Basic Building Construction
Measurement Unit Systems 3 0.5 Measurements
Working with Copper Pipe 3 3 Plumbing Tools, Equipment, and Materials
Pipe runs 3 2 Solar Hot Water Installation Guide
Diagrams 4 2 General Tools, Equipment, and Materials
Health and Safety (OSHA Introduction) 4 1 People and Personal Skills
Other SDHW Plumbing Components 4 1 Plumbing Tools, Equipment, and Materials
Working with Threaded Pipe 4 2 Plumbing Tools, Equipment, and Materials
Lead Safe 4 8 People and Personal Skills
Types of Roofing 5 1 Basic Building Construction
Be Your Own Boss 5 1 Getting to Work
Creating a SHW design and overall plan 5 6 Solar Hot Water Installation Guide
OSHA 10 6 10 People and Personal Skills
Testing and Charging SHW Systems 6 4 Solar Hot Water Installation Guide