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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

Apply Now for 2020 Chasman Award for Women
The Chasman Award encourages women to pursue careers in the science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) disciplines.
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Idaho National Laboratory Pledges to Tackle Gender Equality in Nuclear Policy
INL has joined Gender Champions in Nuclear Policy to promote visibility and opportunities to women working in the nuclear field.
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In Her Element: Women Behind the Discoveries of the Periodic Table
Celebrating National Periodic Table Day and upcoming Women’s History Month in March with a look at women behind the discoveries of elements.
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Activities to Teach About Nevada Cleanup on Hand for Educators
The EM Nevada Program shared its Operation Clean Desert learning materials with educators at the Nevada State Science Teachers Association conference.
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STEM Students Compete to Design Cities in SRS-Managed Event
Forty-three teams of middle school students from across South Carolina built large, complex tabletop models of cities with clean, safe drinking water.
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Students Focus on Sunny Futures During Mini-Semester
In three days at NREL, undergraduates from across the country learn about energy research opportunities.
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Lab’s Popular Lecture Series Delves Into Space Science
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's "Science on Saturday" lecture series returns Feb. 8 and runs through Feb. 29. Four different lectures.
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Internship Paves Path to Quantum-Computing Project at Berkeley Lab
Eric Rohm uses virtual quantum computer to test quantum algorithm.
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Building the Quantum Workforce
A new University of Chicago certificate program teaches STEM professionals about quantum technologies.
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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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