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Dominion Energy Wind for Schools

December 20th, 2023|

Hampton Roads Students Harness the Power of Wind, Thanks to NEED and Dominion Energy Thanks to a partnership between the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation and the National Energy Education [...]


November 7th, 2023|

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 [...]

PECO Summer Internship

August 24th, 2023|

You may find yourself asking, what does a day in the life of a NEED and Exelon Foundation STEM Academy scholar look like? Luckily, I am here to help! My name is [...]

PG&E Career Exploration Week

August 24th, 2023|

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" [...]

Energy Education in San Pedro

February 13th, 2023|

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 Educator Conference

November 11th, 2022|

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 [...]

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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: ... See MoreSee Less

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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! ... See MoreSee Less

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