PIMMS Teaches Local Electricians About Solar Energy

Robert Borello, associate director of science for Wesleyan’s Project to Increase Mastery of Mathematics and Science (PIMMS), taught 19 teachers from Connecticut’s vocational training schools about the latest solar energy principles, technology and techniques during a day-long program Sept. 5 in Middletown. Borello demonstrated how the Earth moves in relation to the sun by using a using a mirror, a pad of paper on an easel, and a marker.