Real-Life STEM

CodeBreak COVID-19?

Can supercomputers and scientists crack the code? Hidden in white coats in labs across the world are some of the “unknown front line” workers, otherwise known as researchers and scientists, who hold the keys to fighting the novel coronavirus. More than 25 United States-based supercomputers are now available for free…...

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At-Home STEM: Escape Rooms

I got locked in an Escape Room with my kids…and we all lived to tell about it! Escape rooms are all the rage right now, and I participated in one a couple of years ago with my mom and my siblings (and a man and his son that we didn’t…...

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COVID-19 and the Environment this Earth Day

Today, on the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day we are reflecting on how the world has changed since learning of COVID-19. As a majority of people around the world shelter in place with a common goal of containing the virus and reducing the death toll, there have been some unexpected…...

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Salt Art Chemistry

(Posted by Anne Seneca, CEEF Director of Marketing) My middle kid Claire, is always looking for fun new ways to utilize her art cart. This well-loved cart is filled to the brim with markers, crayons, colored pencils, paint, clay, shrinky dinks, scissors, chalk, craft punches, yarn…you name it. If you…...

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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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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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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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