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Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, commonly known as STEM, are the essential building blocks to accomplishing the U.S. Department of Energy's mission from coast to coast. STEM Rising is our initiative to inspire, educate, and spark an upwards trajectory to lifelong success in STEM through sharing the Department's National Labs, National Nuclear Security Administration, and program office's programs, resources, competitions, events, internship opportunities and more.

View our STEM resources for students, teachers, and the energy workforce on this site and sign up for our monthly newsletter to keep in touch.   

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Kindergarten through High School
Online resources, experiential learning, and event information 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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Teachers
Looking for lesson plans, workshops, and research opportunities? You'll find that and more on this page.
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Workforce
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 Blog

PPPL celebrates the women of the Laboratory during Women’s History Month
View the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory slideshow celebrating the women of the Laboratory during Women’s History Month.
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Teamwork Triumphs at 2020 Illinois Regional Middle School Science Bowl
At the 2020 Illinois Middle School Regional Science Bowl, Argonne encouraged middle school teams to take big steps as future STEM leaders.
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Design Challenge Weekend Goes Virtual
Due to the recent health concerns related to the coronavirus (COVID-19), Design Challenge Weekend (April 17–19) will be completely virtual.
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Meet a Scientist (or Engineer!) With Our New Faces of STEM Series
You don’t need to leave your house to get to know science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professionals across the country.
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STEM at Home
Your house may not be a school, day care, or museum - but it can tap into those great resources to teach STEM to kids in the household.
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Inspiring Next Generation of Women as STEM Leaders
Why Cheryl Ingstad, Director of the Office of Artificial Intelligence & Technology Office, is aiming to inspire more women to pursue STEM careers.
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Guts, Imagination, & Drive: NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty’s Message for Women’s History Month
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty recounts the historical firsts for women in the energy workforce. Watch her video for Women's History Month.
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Hundreds of Families Attend Oak Ridge STEM Event
Oak Ridge’s EM program and two of its contractors, UCOR and Isotek, recently supported a local middle school’s STEM night.
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Life – and STEM – Elevated in Utah
Utah’s motto is “Life Elevated” and the Governor’s Office of Energy Development has readily applied this to their STEM outreach.
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STEM Events from the Energy Department

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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STEM Rising: All-things-STEM at the Energy Department

Other STEM Resources

STEM Help Wanted Booklet
The Idaho National Laboratory K-12 STEM team created this booklet to showcase STEM careers and staff at INL.
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K-12 Educators and Students Links from the National Laboratories
This page features content from the National Laboratories in K-12 educator and student resources, compiled by the Office of Science.
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Charting a Course for Success: America's Strategy for STEM Education
The new CoSTEM 5-year Strategic Plan was released at the White House on Tuesday December 4th.
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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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Women in the Manhattan Project
Women made essential contributions to the success of the top-secret Manhattan Project mission.
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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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Equity in Energy™
An initiative of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity.
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