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Did you know that the Consumer Energy Education Foundation has curated a list of sample STEM-related lesson plans that you can access for free? And the best part? You don’t need to be a teacher to use them! Kids love to learn when they don’t know they’re learning, so you can use the lessons as...
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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 the science behind how fireworks work! Let’s break it down… We know that fireworks are...
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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 track to careers in science, technology, engineering and math, CEEF connects students, their parents, and...
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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 8-9 hours each day during summer. But there’s good news! You can reinforce their school...
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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 the goal of connecting classroom STEM lessons to real-world application. The challenge is how to...
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Posted by Paige Barnes (Director of Education, CEEF) 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 of us get at least a little bit stressed about the idea of having our children around for an extra 8-9 hours...
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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 Festival, a STEM and energy education event showcasing interactive exhibits and hands-on experiments. With so...
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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 meant to have a job in the energy industry. Instead of the book work that...
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  2018 Science Engineering Fair Winner Kabir Jolly answered some of our questions about how he came to like STEM: CEEF: Tell us a little about yourself (your name, age, grade level or job title/description, etc). Also share your favorite thing about STEM (why do you like it?). KJ: My name is Kabir Jolly. I...
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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 their screen time. In our house, we have a list of about seven to ten...
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