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This is STEM Rising – a United States Department of Energy call to inspire, educate, and spark an upwards trajectory to lifelong success through science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Ensuring a STEM-ready workforce is a core value of the Department of Energy and central to the Department of Energy’s current and future mission. To take on the energy and environmental challenges of our future, to equip our nation for the jobs of the future, to innovate and evolve, we must invest in STEM. View our STEM resources for students and teachers, student contests, events, and competitions, internships and career opportunities, and more.

STEM Rising Blog

Winning Projects at Brookhaven Lab's 2018 Elementary School Science Fair
Celebrate the winners of the elementary school science fair, hosted by Brookhaven National Laboratory this May.
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Undergraduate students get to talk nuclear stockpile with the experts
A group of students recently traveled to NNSA headquarters to talk to experts about science-based stockpile stewardship and nuclear policy 
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Championing Diversity in STEM
Dr. Steve Younger, Director of Sandia National Laboratories, lays out the reasons STEM is critical to the success of Sandia's mission.
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ORNL launches STEM internship program for Anderson, Roane County students
High school students in Anderson and Roane counties are invited to apply for a new summer internship program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
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Local Youth Receive Nearly $660K for Higher Education
Los Alamos Employees’ Scholarship Fund awards help send area seniors off to college with an extra boost. The winners had strong leadership & grades.
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A Third Grader Gets Hooked on STEM Through Gaming
Interest in computer games can spur kids to push the boundaries of artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and life simulation.
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STEM: An Integral Part of Ames Laboratory’s Mission
Director of Ames National Laboratory Dr. Adam Schwartz shares highlights of the STEM outreach programs at his Lab and Iowa State students involved.
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5 Things to Know About National Science Bowl
A few facts about America's top science competitions for middle and high school students.
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Researcher Creates ‘Nancy Nano’ as a Cartoon Ambassador for Nanoscience Education
A Lawrence Berkeley National Lab researcher, Tracy Mattox, authored an e-book series featuring “Nancy Nano,” a cartoon nanoparticle.
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Find Your World's Fair Moment
Director Hawryluk of Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory unveils the moment that captured him to pursue a career in STEM.
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Find Your Piece of STEM Rising

Kindergarten through High School
STEM Rising links, videos, and resources for students ranging from Kindergarten to Grade 12.
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College & Continued Learning
The Department of Energy is full of learning, research and job opportunities: from entrepreneurship competitions to research at our National Labs.
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Looking for lesson plans, project ideas, and study guides? You'll find that and more on this page.
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STEM resources for people currently in the STEM workforce, including online learning, experiential learning, and grants and research opportunities.
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STEM Rising Newsletter

The STEM Rising newsletter is a one-stop shop for the latest science, technology, engineering and/or mathematics programs for all ages supported by the Department of Energy. 

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Other STEM Resources

Girls of Energy
This is a place to learn about some amazing scientists at the US Department of Energy doing exciting things and solving some pretty big challenges.
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Energy Kids
Games, activities and more resources from U.S. Energy Information Administration to help kids learn the basics of energy!
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Energy Literacy: Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts for Energy Education

The Energy Literacy Framework is a guide to help energy educators teach energy from the natural to social sciences. Check out the Start Guide and...

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Coloring Book: Women of the Manhattan Project
Download our free Women of the Manhattan Project coloring book.
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EERE Energy 101 Video Series

These short, dynamic, and informative videos provide an introduction to the latest energy-efficient solutions and renewable energy technologies...

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