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June 10, 2015
Five student-led start-up companies that won regional competitions across the United States will travel to Washington, D.C., on June 24 to compete for a $50,000 prize in the National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition. | <em>Submitted photos</em>
National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition: Five Regional Winners Head to Final Round in Washington, D.C.

Anticipation for the final round of the National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition is growing. Over the past two months, student-led start-ups have faced intense competition and judging panels of industry and financial experts in five regional contests throughout the United States. Five winning regional teams have been crowned, and they will now advance to compete for $50,000 in the fourth annual National Competition in Washington, D.C., on June 24.

June 2, 2015
Rachel Woods-Robinson and Elizabeth Case of Cycle for Science in front of the world's first nuclear power plant at Idaho National Lab. | Photo courtesy of Cycle for Science.
Mountains, and Teachers, and a Bear, Oh My!

Rachel Woods-Robinson and Elizabeth Case, the ladies of Cycle for Science, check in from South Dakota in their second guest blog post.

June 1, 2015
Deputy Secretary Sherwood-Randall speaks to students and staff at the Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program in Anchorage, Alaska. | Photo by the Energy Department.
Connecting with Alaska’s People and Power Resources

Deputy Secretary Sherwood-Randall recently traveled to Alaska, where she met with STEM students, toured an Arctic natural gas project, and met with other officials to discuss liquefied natural gas export projects.

May 29, 2015
Energy Literacy Video Analysis Guide

A guide for discussion related to the information and imagery presented in the Energy Literacy video series. There are two versions of the guide, one for the teacher and one for the students.

May 29, 2015
Energy Literacy Social Studies Guide – Essential Principle 7

A guide for social studies educators using the Energy Literacy framework and videos. Includes discussion points related to Essential Principle 7: "The quality of life of individuals and societies is affected by energy choices."

May 29, 2015
Energy Literacy Social Studies Guide – Essential Principle 6

A guide for social studies educators using the Energy Literacy framework and videos. Includes discussion points related to Essential Principle 6: "The amount of energy used by human society depends on many factors."

May 29, 2015
Energy Literacy Social Studies Guide – Essential Principle 5

A guide for social studies educators using the Energy Literacy framework and videos. Includes discussion points related to Essential Principle 5: "Energy decisions are influenced by economic, political, environmental, and social factors."

May 29, 2015
Energy Literacy Social Studies Guide – Essential Principle 4

A guide for social studies educators using the Energy Literacy framework and videos. Includes discussion points related to Essential Principle 4: "Various sources of energy can be used to power human activities, and often this energy must be transferred from source to destination."

May 29, 2015
Energy Literacy Social Studies Guide – Essential Principle 3

A guide for social studies educators using the Energy Literacy framework and videos. Includes discussion points related to Essential Principle 3: "Biological processes depend on energy flow through the Earth system."

May 29, 2015
Energy Literacy Social Studies Guide – Essential Principle 2

A guide for social studies educators using the Energy Literacy framework and videos. Includes discussion points related to Essential Principle 2: “Physical processes on Earth are the result of energy flow through the Earth system.”