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NEED is adding new energy workshops all the time. Want to attend? Check out our calendar to find a workshop near you!



ConocoPhillips and NEED

Since 2008, ConocoPhillips and NEED have partnered to provide teachers across the country with curriculum and training opportunities. We help teachers educate students on a wide range of topics including energy conservation and alternative energy sources. To date, ConocoPhillips has reached 600,000 students through the program.
2018 Workshops coming soon!

Thank you to all those who attended our 2017 Workshops!

Kenedy, TX - January 25, 2017
Midland, TX - February 23, 2017
Victoria, TX - March 1, 2017
Weatherford, OK - March 9, 2017
Guymon, OK - March 30, 2017
Grand Forks, ND - April 13, 2017
Houma, LA - September 12, 2017
Decatur, TX - September 14, 2017
Aurora, CO - September 21, 2017

Kenedy, TX - September 27, 2017
Pecos, TX - September 27, 2017

Durango, CO - October 11, 2017
Littleton, CO - November 8, 2017
Thornton, CO - November 15, 2017

Casper, WY - November 29, 2017


Why Attend?
Thanks to the support of ConocoPhillips, there is no cost to attend. Breakfast and lunch are provided. Substitute reimbursement forms are available at the workshops.

Each attendee receives:
  • More than $300 worth of curriculum and hands-on kits that teach about energy resources and transformations.
  • Science of Energy kit and a basic NEED curriculum set.
  • Curriculum and training that is aligned with state education standards.
Visit the new workshop segments in our  series.
Curriculum materials presented during the workshop include these curriculum guides:
NEED Science of Energy - Elementary
NEED Science of Energy - Intermediate
NEED Science of Energy - Secondary
Energy Enigma
Energy Games and Icebreakers  Energy Web Activities
Exploring Oil and Gas  Peak Oil Activity

Online Workshop
ConocoPhillips donated video services to create a series of NEED online workshops. These segments highlight the lessons from the Science of Energy. Click to visit the 
Online Video  page.

Thank you to everyone who attended and made our 2016 workshops a success in Aurora, CO; Denver, CO; Thornton, CO; Houma, LA; Albuquerque, NM; Farmington, NM; Hobbs, NM; Rio Rancho, NM; Dickinson, ND; Fargo, ND; Elk City, OK; Decatur, TX; Dumas, TX; Kenedy, TX; Midland, TX; Victoria, TX.
About ConocoPhillips
ConocoPhillips is an independent E&P company focused on exploring for, developing and producing crude oil and natural gas globally.  Their diverse portfolio primarily includes resource-rich North American unconventional assets; oil sands assets in Canada; lower-risk legacy assets in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia; several international developments across the portfolio; and an inventory of global conventional and unconventional exploration prospects.  Visit for more information.

Learn More
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