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At-Home STEM Activities

Just because school’s out, it doesn’t mean the learning should stop. As health and safety concerns have more people opting to stay home, we’ve curated a guide of fun-filled, educational activities that don’t require leaving the house. Check out these hands-on activities that will keep your students engaged and entertained…...

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At-Home STEM: Homemade (Antibacterial) Putty

Does this look like a kid who is bored at home and hates learning? Admittedly, I don’t do as many experiments and activities as I’d like to do with my kids, but this one was so easy! I really didn’t do anything except take the pictures. There was a total…...

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Keep Students STEM Challenged

Posted by Paige Barnes (Director of Education, CEEF) How do you keep your kids entertained and engaged over the summer with educational activities? This may be an easy task for some, but most of us get at least a little bit stressed about the idea of having our children around…...

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STEM Partnership with Sugar Land Skeeters

CEEF is proud to announce our Official STEM Partnership with The Sugar Land Skeeters! If you missed the first game of the season, there’s still time to join the fun on Friday, June 27 and Saturday, June 28. CEEF and Energy Day staff will be on hand demonstrating the STEM…...

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Bus Grant Opportunities

Each year we bus students and volunteers to Energy Day. In years past, many independent school districts and several community centers have taken advantage of this opportunity. If your school or your community group is interested in applying for a CEEF Bus Grant for these or other events, please email…...

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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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