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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 Location

Kenedy, TX - February 16, 2018
Lovington, NM - April 10, 2018
Cuero, TX - April 17, 2018
Midland, TX - April 18, 2018
Elk City, OK - April 24, 2018
Victoria, TX - April 24, 2018
Houma, LA - September 13, 2018
Kenedy, TX - September 14, 2018
Midland, TX - September 19, 2018
Carlsbad, NM - September 26, 2018
Thornton, CO - October 2, 2018
Aurora, CO - October 4, 2018
George West, TX - October 4, 2018
Bismarck, ND - October 10, 2018
Billings, MT - October 23, 2018
Kenedy, TX - November 29, 2018

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
Exploring Oil and Gas  Perforated Well, Core Sampling, Getting the Oil Out Activities

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 2017 workshops a success in Aurora, CO, Durango, CO, Durango, CO, Littleton, CO, Thornton, CO, Houma, LA, Grand Forks, ND, Guymon, OK, Weatherford, OK, Decatur, TX, Kenedy, TX, Midland, TX, Pecos, TX, Victoria, TX and Casper, WY.
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.

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