Colorado

Summer is officially here in the Mile High City and this Thursday you can expect to see all things red, white, and blue. This year, when you’re watching fireworks with your friends and family, you can wow them by explaining...
  • June 27, 2019
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This summer students can beat the heat with at-home summer STEM activities from the Consumer Energy Education Foundation (CEEF), the nonprofit that hosts Denver’s Energy Day Festival each year. Dedicated to promoting higher education and placing students on the fast...
  • June 11, 2019
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How do you keep your kids entertained and engaged over the summer with educational activities? This may be an easy task for some, but most parents get a little stressed about the idea of having children around for an extra...
  • June 6, 2019
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Teachers rarely have enough time to teach STEM in engaging and interesting ways and teach the required curriculum, so we are in the process of compiling some ways to help with that. Toys, games, and videos can all be used to accomplish...
  • May 7, 2019
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DENVER, CO – Gathered in front of East High School in Denver, children, parents, teachers and families joined Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA), the Consumer Energy Education Foundation (CEEF), and over 65 organizations from across Colorado at the second annual Energy Day...
  • September 22, 2018
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Energy Day is Saturday, September 22 from 11 to 4 at East High School in Denver!!! But wait, what the heck is Energy Day? Well, this free family event started in Houston seven years ago to show students just what it...
  • August 24, 2018
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Posted by Paige Barnes (Director of Education, CEEF) Since the kids will be out of school before we know it, it’s a good idea to have a list of educational games and apps for kids that you can pepper in...
  • March 6, 2018
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Each year we bus students and volunteers to Energy Day. In years past, many independent school districts, charter schools, private schools, and community centers have taken advantage of this opportunity. If your school or your community group is interested in...
  • August 2, 2017
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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...
  • May 30, 2017
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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...
  • May 30, 2017
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