Energy Industry Curriculum Center
Additional Curriculum and Resources
The goal of the Get into Energy / Get into STEM web site is not only to help students see the exciting STEM career opportunities available in the energy industry. It also strives to provide educators with free but very valuable tools and information to help our future workforce Get into STEM.
National Energy Foundation is a unique 501 (c) 3 nonprofit educational organization dedicated to the development, dissemination, and implementation of supplementary educational materials and programs. These low-cost resources for education relate primarily to energy, water, natural resources, science and math, technology, conservation, and the environment. All enrich and enhance teaching and learning.
The National Energy Education Development Project (NEED) provides curriculum, teacher training, and student leadership. Educators know that attending NEED training and using NEED curriculum allows them to deliver a balanced approach to energy education in their classroom. NEED provides free teacher and student guides and other materials from grades K-12.
TryEngineering offers a variety of free lesson plans that align with education standards to allow teachers and students to apply engineering principles in the classroom.
WhyPower is a supplemental middle school energy program and curriculum based on the virtual power plant in Whyville, the learning-based virtual world for teens and tweens. Eight supplemental lesson plans provide integrated math, science and career education, covering energy jobs, energy science, and the math middle schoolers struggle to master, but whose mastery leads to success in energy and other STEM careers.