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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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For the last ten or so years, we have been hearing a loud call from companies, economic development administrators, and workforce leaders regarding the need for skilled employees in STEM fields to feed the future of STEM industries and our communities. Energy Day Festival and EDAP have answered with an arsenal of tools and resources...
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Caitlin Lau won an award for the NCWIT Aspirations in Computing in 2016. Caitlin is currently (2016) a high school junior with great interests in the Computer Science field. Her curious and adaptable nature has led her to try many new things. When Caitlin was first introduced into computing, her passion for using her skills as...
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Paige Moore graduated Valedictorian from Young Women’s College Preparatory Academy (YWCPA), an Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) school, in 2016, and she is currently attending Smith College in Massachusetts. She was active in community service, science, and leadership oriented activities at Young Women’s. In the summer of 2016, she interned at Texas Children’s Hospital to...
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Jeffrey (Jaewoo) Heo is currently (2016) a junior attending school at Seoul International School, South Korea. He moved from Korea to Singapore, where he lived for a year and attended an international school for the first time in 2nd grade. While living in Singapore became comfortable with the English language. Although his parents both majored in non-science...
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