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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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Uma Sethuraman is currently (2016) an 11th grade student at William P. Clements High School. In her 2016 Science Fair Project, Uma developed a new, innovative approach to the problem of school scheduling by creating a genetic algorithm to optimize school scheduling. For this project, Uma won the 1st place award for her category in both the...
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Temitope Oye won an award for the NCWIT Aspirations in Computing in 2016. Temi has been interested in science, technology, and space since elementary school. She started looking further into her interest in computer science in 6th grade when she started learning HTML. Then she went beyond Computer Science into animation and attended a summer...
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We try to keep up with our previous years’ award winners, and we feature information here about what they’re doing now. We hope this will inspire more students in younger grades to continue to explore and create in STEM subjects. Temitope Oye Uma Sethuraman Jeffrey (Jaewoo) Heo Paige Moore Caitlin Lau Amanda Opp Vijay Moorthy...
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Energy Day was featured in a US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) article. HOUSTON ENERGY DAY FESTIVAL A BIG HIT WITH YOUNG SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS By Bill Lee, BSEE Public Affairs Specialist Where can one go on a non-school day and find: a robotics exhibition, a condensation experiment, a virtual reality demonstration, a...
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Most STEM teachers know the importance of letting students explore, but usually it’s the students who struggle with “exploration”. We have created a a post with ideas, activities, and experiments geared toward exploration, and here is one of those, which can be done with relatively little prep: Materials one container (small bowl) per group full...
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Most STEM teachers know the importance of letting students explore, but usually it’s the students who struggle with “exploration”. We have created a a post with ideas, activities, and experiments geared toward exploration, and here is one of those, which can be done with relatively little prep: Materials one container (small bowl) per group full...
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