• SPACE TRAVEL ISNT JUST FOR SCIENCE FICTION

  • NEED VISITS BLUE PLAINS

    NEED brought in a bus full of curious employees from the U.S. Energy Information Administration to visit the Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant

  • TOTE-ALLY AMAZING

    Calling all creative talent! We thought a playful competition might be a fun way to ring in the New Year --or fill any upcoming snow days!

  • THE EV'S ARE COMING!

    Join us as we explore a special type of vehicle, the EV, in our blog this month. The first installment of a series of blogs that demystifies electric cars and trucks. Hop on in and enjoy the ride!

  • 2015 NATIONAL CONFERENCE

    Summer training registration is now open!

  • 2015 BOB THOMPSON EXCELLENCE IN ENERGY AWARDS

  • Educators

    Educators

    Resources for the classroom

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

  • Students

    Students

    Resources for students

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

  • Partners

    Partners

    Resources for current and future partners

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

Online Graphics Library

Would you like to use NEED’s graphics in your own classroom presentations, or allow students to use them in their presentations? Download graphics for easy use in your classroom.

Upcoming Events

  • Youth Awards

    Energy Ant

    The Energy Information Administration has the Energy Kids site for kids to do lots of fun activities and research about energy.  Check out Energy Explained on the EIA site as well. 

  • 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!