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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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Looking for lesson plans, workshops, and research opportunities? 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 Blog

22 Students Honored in Brookhaven Lab's First Virtual Science Fair
Girls and boys in kindergarten to grade 6 entered 129 science and engineering projects for the competition.
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U.S. Department of Energy to Host 2020 CyberForce Competition™ Virtually November 14
Registration for individual competitors is open until October 2, 2020 at
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How STEM Drives Business – and Our Futures
Secretary Brouillette discussed STEM with top corporate executives at the Ohio Business Roundtable.
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Summer Physics Camp for Young Women at LANL
21 young women from Northern New Mexico joined this summer phyiscs camp remotely.
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STEM Rising Postcards & Coloring Books
Download our STEM Rising postcards here to spread the word about STEM Rising and enjoy these STEM Rising coloring books about women in STEM.
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California High School Girls Honored for Math, Science Achievements at Annual Event in June
Sandia recently honored 26 young women from California high schools in Tri-Valley, East Bay and San Joaquin County.
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July 21 Webinar: U.S. Spotlight on K-12 Nuclear Science Curriculum Initiatives and STEM Engagement
This webinar presents new ways experts are growing the next generation of young minds with innovative approaches to STEM education.
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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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Middle School Math Camp Works to Build Confidence in Pojoaque
The Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Math and Science Academy (MSA) co-hosted a four-week online summer camp.
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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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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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