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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 for Solar Decathlon’s 2021 Design Challenge; Plan for 2023 Build Challenge!
Collegiate institutions may now apply for the 2021 Design Challenge. Applications are due by October 20, 2020.
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Exemplary Student Research Program Inspires our Next Generation of Researchers
The annual Exemplary Student Research Program welcomes students from Chicagoland high schools to a unique experience: conducting research.
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NNSA Administrator recruits a workforce for the future
Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty speaks to summer conference on nuclear weapons infrastructure, strategy, and policy.
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Celebrating Ocean Month with Molly Grear
Learn why Molly Grear loves her job as an ocean engineer and marine biologist with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
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Celebrating Ocean Month with John Vavrinec
Learn why John Vavrinec loves his job as a marine ecologist at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Marine Sciences Laboratory.
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The People Who Protect and Harness the Power of the Ocean
In recognition of National Ocean Month during June 2020, STEM Rising has been highlighting ocean researchers at the Energy Department.
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Celebrating Ocean Month with Kailan Mackereth
Learn why Kailan Mackereth loves her job as an Earth scientist at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
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Celebrating Ocean Month with Lenaïg Hemery
Learn why Lenaïg Hemery loves her job as a marine energy specialist at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
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Celebrating Ocean Month with Nikki Sather
Learn why Nikki Sather loves her job as a research scientist at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s Marine Sciences Laboratory.
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Celebrating Ocean Month with Rob Cavagnaro
Learn why Rob Cavagnaro loves his job as a mechanical engineer at the Marine Sciences Laboratory at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
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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

Women in Energy
A page showcasing the leadership and contributions of women in the energy sector and encouraging girls to continue studying STEM.
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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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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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Women in the Manhattan Project
Women made essential contributions to the success of the top-secret Manhattan Project mission.
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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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Coloring Book: Women of the Manhattan Project
Download our free Women of the Manhattan Project coloring book.
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