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We would like to congratulate the winners of the 2019 Energy Day Academic Program (EDAP)! These students have worked hard and spent quite a bit of their free time learning STEM concepts and creating projects to engage in and showcase their accomplishments in STEM. Science Engineering Fair of HoustonKendall McBrideDavid BidulescuVed GaneshZaina AliEmily TroutmanKaitlyn BirdHailey...
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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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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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Bella Xu was one of our 2019 EDAP Winners. Bella is finishing her sophomore year at Clements High School in Sugar Land. Her passion for math started when she was in elementary school. Over the years, she has participated in many math competitions and achieved several honors, including qualifying for the AIME five times and...
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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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  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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Webster defines a mentor as an experienced and trusted adviser. Did/do you have one? Most of us would answer yes. Think about the importance of that person in your life. Now think about how you could be that person to someone else. Some may think they are not qualified to be a mentor, but trust...
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