Get Nuclear Savvy with the Department of Energy

September 17, 2019

Did you know nuclear emits zero greenhouse gases? And that nuclear plans provide roughly 19 percent of America’s electricity and 55 percent of our clean energy? Or that one uranium pellet produces as much energy as 120 gallons of oil, 1 ton of coal, or 17,000 cubic feet of natural gas?

50th Anniversary of Apollo 11

50th Anniversary of Apollo 11

July 1, 2019

July will mark the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's successful landing on the moon. It is a perfect opportunity to help youth explore STEM and learn about the Apollo 11 mission while engaging in a fun hands-on activity.

Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week

Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week

April 16, 2019

How about a standing ovation for afterschool professionals? The last week of April (April 22nd through 26th) is Afterschool Professionals Appreciation week.

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Nutrition in Afterschool Programs

March 13, 2019

Afterschool programs provide excellent opportunities to help students build a foundational knowledge of food and nutrition. Youth who develop good nutritional habits are more likely to maintain those habits in adulthood. In your program, you have the ability to help them along their journey. To help you get started, here are a few tips: