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Eighth Annual Energy Day Festival Is A Huge Success

HOUSTON – October 20, 2018 – Families, students, educators, and local industry leaders gathered at Sam Houston Park in downtown Houston this past Saturday for Houston’s Eighth Annual Energy Day Festival, hosted by the Consumer Energy Education Foundation (CEEF), along with its partner Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA). The free event…...

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What’s Your STEM Story?

Everyone has a story. I have a story. I tell my story often because I don’t want the same thing to happen to other people. However, my story gets old, so we want to hear your stories. We have a problem that needs a solution: not enough students stay on…...

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Colorado Energy Day is Just Around the Corner

Energy Day is Saturday, September 22 from 11 to 4 at East High School in Denver!!! But wait, what the heck is Energy Day? Well, this free family event started in 2011 in Houston to show students just what it meant to have a job in the energy industry. Instead of…...

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What’s Your Story?

We’re looking for STEM stories from students and educators (age and grade level don’t matter; we’re just looking for content). These stories could be in any form of media: videos (simple and filmed from a mobile phone is totally fine!), interviews, or written “biographical” type stories. We’ve even had some…...

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An Interview with 2018 Science Fair Winner Kabir Jolly

We interviewed 2018 Science & Engineering Fair of Houston Winner Kabir Jolly, and he answered some of our questions about how he came to like STEM: CEEF: Tell us a little about yourself (your name, age, grade level or job title/description, etc). Also share your favorite thing about STEM (why…...

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Educational Apps and Games

Since the kids will be out of school before we know it, it’s a good idea to have a list of educational games and apps for you to pepper in their screen time. In my house, we have a list of about 15 things that must be done before my…...

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How To Be a Mentor

Webster defines a mentor as an experienced and trusted adviser. Did/do you have one? Most of us would answer yes. Think about the importance of that person in your life. Now think about how you could be that person to someone else. Some may think they are not qualified to…...

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Students Can Change the World!

At CEEF, we want to empower students to change the world through STEM, and we need your help! We want to motivate and inspire students like these. As part of a Samsung Solve for Tomorrow competition, students from Denton, Texas came up with a solution for people displaced by a…...

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The Importance of a Mentor

Each year as part of our Energy Day Academic Program (EDAP), we award students for their accomplishments in STEM. What will our future look like without these students? Many students never even attempt to enter these competitions because they don’t know where to begin. These students will greatly impact our future,…...

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Training & Professional Development for STEM Teachers

Occupations in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-related fields are some of the fastest growing and best paid in the world. The STEM workforce is broad and complex, and it touches every aspect of our economy. Even many non-STEM jobs require technical proficiency, such as basic software skills. With the…...

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