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Calling all teachers! Do you have an award-winning lesson that highlights a STEM concept? This year following Energy Day Festival in Houston, we will be hosting a contest for educators. Submit a lesson plan to us implementing one of the STEM concepts you saw being demonstrated at an exhibit at Energy Day Festival Houston, and...
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Allen Green is a 2017 I-SWEEEP Energy Grand Prize recipient. He graduated valedictorian from Lawrence High School in Cedarhurst, NY. Scientific research became a major part of his life since last year. He has been recognized in several capacities: the Korean Science Award; the Alamo Regional Academy of Science and Technology Award at I-SWEEEP; getting...
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Each year we bus students and volunteers to Energy Day Festival. In years past, many independent school districts and several community centers have taken advantage of this opportunity. If your school or your community group is interested in applying for a bus grant, email us and request an application for a bus grant. Please include...
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Indhu Gunda won an award for her entry in the 2017 NCWIT Aspirations in Computing. Indhu is a dedicated and hardworking high school student who likes to explore challenges. Her favorite part of computer science is developing programs that address complex challenges. She believes that it is important to devise creative solutions to not only solve...
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Amanda Opp was one of the winners of NREL’s 2017 Lithium-Ion Battery Car Competition. Amanda just finished middle school at The Manning School in Golden, CO, where she was honored to be in the National Junior Honor Society. She loves to volunteer in the community, and being in NJHS encouraged her to collect volunteer hours in...
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(If you haven’t already, read our first post about Cross-Curricular STEM Challenges.) A CS lesson on human interface design using Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Younger students may require an explanation of interface. Think about the droids in Star Wars as further expansion and explanation for this type of technology. The story of Humpty Dumpty (STEM challenge:...
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STEM requires problem solving, and problem solving requires a broad spectrum of thought. Because their brains haven’t been conditioned to think in a vacuum, many times young students can tackle problems that have stumped engineers. Because of this, we at Energy Day understand all too well the importance of the application of STEM whenever possible. In...
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This past weekend, Energy Day was busy. In Houston, we attended the CSTEM competition at the Health Museum. Congratulations to the CSTEM winners: Tekoa Charter School, Beatrice Mayes Elementary School, Southwest Middle School, Energy Institute High School, and Westside High School. Photos will be uploaded soon. In addition to the awards, there were lots of robots...
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On Saturday, Energy Day Colorado attended the 27th Annual NREL Junior Solar Sprint and Lithion-Ion Battery Car Competition. It was a beautiful day in Denver as we awarded the winning teams for their hard work in STEM. Congratulations to Stargate School for winning the Solar Sprint and to the Manning Option School for winning the...
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We attended our first awards ceremony of the 2017 EDAP season, and it was one for the books. Look at how many young ladies were awarded for their achievements in STEM at this year’s SEFH! We are so proud to be a part of so many competitions that allow students to showcase their amazing abilities...
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