• California Solar Regatta

    Read all about Paradise Intermediate Schools experience building and piloting a solar powered boat in the California Solar Regatta.

  • NEED Resource Catalog

    Want some energizing ideas for your lesson plans? We have everything you NEED for an energy packed school year in the 2017 Resource Catalog!

  • Ready for Back to School?

    The Energy Infobooks are! Updated for 2017, learn all about energy, the sources of energy, conservation, electricity, climate change and more!

  • Energy At A Glance

    Looking for some quick energy facts? Our Energy At A Glance sheets give you an overview of different energy topics. Now updated for 2017!

  • Educators


    Resources for the classroom

    Lesson plans, graphic and presentation resources, curriculum correlations, evaluation tools, information about professional development, and signature programs. 

  • Students


    Resources for students

    Science fair projects, energy games and activities, student leadership opportunities, scholarship information, energy information and resources.

  • Partners


    Resources for current and future partners

    Organization information, current programs, training offerings, partner list.

Youth Energy Conference & Awards

We were so happy to see everyone at the 37th Annual NEED Youth Energy Conference and Awards! Check out the slideshow and see all the fun we had over the weekend!

Upcoming Events

  • Youth Awards

    Graphics Library

    Looking to use NEED graphics in your classroom? Check out our online graphics library. 

  • National Conference

    Local Workshops

    NEED is adding workshops every day.  Check out the calendar to see when we will be in your area and to register.

  • Energy Awareness Month

    Standards Correlations

    Teachers can find NEED’s correlations to state standards on the site as well as correlations to Common Core and plans for using NEED activities to teach the Next Generation Science Standards.

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    Check out the Catalog

    Find all of NEED’s resources in one spot using the NEED Resource Catalog and Planning Guide!