STEM News

Bob Fulbright is the amazing educator who won the 2017 John Kingsley Kerver Educator Award. This award is generously sponsored each year by Karen North in honor of her father, a former engineer at Exxon. As a graduate from Lake...
  • November 3, 2017
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Adriana Lopez is one of our 2017 EDAP winners. Adriana was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico where she spent the first 15 years of her life. In Puerto Rico, she participated in programs such as CS4Girls (Computer Science for...
  • November 3, 2017
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Olle Middle School in Alief is excitedly planning their STEMtastic Breakfast Guest Speaker Series for this school year.  Twice a month they invite a guest speaker to share information about his/her work, awareness, and education in STEM with their students from...
  • November 2, 2017
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Calling all educators! Do you have an award-winning lesson that highlights a STEM concept? This year following Energy Day Festival in Houston, we will be hosting a contest for educators. Submit a lesson plan to us implementing one of the...
  • September 12, 2017
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Allen Green is a 2017 I-SWEEEP Energy Grand Prize recipient. He graduated valedictorian from Lawrence High School in Cedarhurst, NY. Scientific research became a major part of his life since last year. He has been recognized in several capacities: the...
  • August 2, 2017
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Indhu Gunda won an award for her entry in the 2017 NCWIT Aspirations in Computing. Indhu is a dedicated and hardworking high school student who likes to explore challenges. Her favorite part of computer science is developing programs that address complex...
  • August 1, 2017
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Vijay Moorthy is in third grade and won an award for his art entry in the 2017 CEA and HMNS Art, Essay, and Media Contest. Prior to this award, Vijay won several awards for academic excellence at his school, St...
  • July 21, 2017
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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...
  • June 1, 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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