Suzette Bienvenue DelBono is an Education Specialist with the Energy and Technology Center of the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) in California. One of her duties is to give presentations on the educational possibilities of solar energy. Her department hosts several, no-cost, professional development workshops for on solar energy throughout the school year. At these workshops, teachers learn how to provide cutting-edge, standards-based solar energy activities to keep their science curriculum fresh and current. She has worked with the California Science Teacher Association to create a workshop to introduce solar cooking to middle school-age students. Solar cooking allows teachers to explore climate change, energy conduction, convection, electromagnetic-spectrum, and issues facing non-renewable energy resources.