The term “decarbonization” is popping up everywhere. But what does it mean? Decarbonization is a method of climate change mitigation used for removal or reduction of carbon dioxide output into the atmosphere. Much of what [...]
NEED loves creating opportunities for students to work with mentors to learn about exciting careers in energy. In July, we piloted a new model program in two communities called "PG&E Career Exploration Week" [...]
This past Friday (February 10, 2023), NEED provided an engaging energy education workshop in San Pedro, CA with 33 K-12 classroom teachers and educators from local Boys and Girls Clubs. This workshop was [...]
2022 California Science Education Conference Reflection from a long-time attendee, presenter, and exhibitor. Hooray! Just in time, the return of the annual conference for California Science Educators! After a two-year pandemic-driven hiatus [...]
The polar bear (Ursus maritimus) is the largest of the extant bear species and is classified as a marine mammal. Polar bears are protected under the Endangered Species Act and Marine Mammal Protection...
Calling all Connecticut parents and teachers! The eesmarts™ Annual Student Contest is now open for entries. This contest is designed to raise awareness among Connecticut students about the importance of making smart energy choices and their lasting effect on our environment—encourage your students to participate by expressing their energy smarts through a variety of grade-level prompts. Submissions are due March 29th, so get involved now:energizect.com/eesmarts/annual-student-contest... See MoreSee Less
The #ExelonFoundationSTEMAcademy is now accepting applications for the free summer 2024 STEM Academies in Baltimore, Chicago, DC, and Philadelphia. #STEMAcademy is geared toward young women in 10th and 11th grades interested in STEM, energy, and sustainability. Participants will receive hands-on experience while learning valuable leadership, communication, and presentation skills. Apply today! exelonstemacademy.org/... See MoreSee Less