DENVER – SEPT. 13, 2019 – Colorado’s Energy Day Festival, put on by Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) and Consumer Energy Education Foundation (CEEF), will feature exciting exhibits and interactions with Colorado’s local energy experts designed to spark students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and math, preparing them for a future in STEM.
Energy Day is Denver’s largest annual, FREE, STEM festival on Saturday, September 28 from 11:00AM to 4:00PM at Denver’s East High School, 1600 City Park Esplanade.
“This year we will be featuring some really great exhibits from a hydrogen cell-fuel powered boat designed by students at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Early College to a Denver School of Science and Technology student-designed robot that collects ocean plastic and riverbed debris,” says Andrew Browning of Consumer Energy Education Foundation, host of the event.
Exhibitors and Featured Projects & Activities this year include:
• Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (DMLK) Early College (Green Valley Ranch) middle and high school students’ Hydrogen-Cell Fuel Powered Boat and Zero-Gravity Washing Machine
• DMLK Girls Robotic Team
• Denver’s School of Science & Technology’s (Stapleton) Spybot’s B.E.S.T Robotics team ocean-plastics and off-the-grid robots.
• Museum of Nature & Science Rocket Launch for elementary-age kids
• NREL’s Escape Room
• Vestas Wind Systems’ Interactive Displays
• Crestone Peak Resources & St. Vrain Valley School District’s Mobile Lab
Exhibits range from hands-on demonstrations where attendees can see how an energy process works to small and large-scale installations that students can observe and interact.
About Consumer Energy Education Foundation
The Consumer Energy Education Foundation is a designated charitable organization providing outreach and educational support materials, events, activities, resources, and information about career opportunities in STEM and energy fields and the importance of energy, conservation, and efficiency in our daily lives.
CEEF educational activities are designed to do the following:
• Support academic programs and initiatives that help educators and counselors motivate students to follow a STEM path.
• Improve consumer, educator, and student understanding of career opportunities in STEM and the energy industry.
• Improve consumer, educator, and student understanding of the importance of energy, conservation, and efficiency in our daily lives.
• Broaden public understanding of workforce and career development opportunities
About Consumer Energy Alliance
Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) brings together families, farmers, small businesses, distributors, producers and manufacturers to support America's energy future. With more than 450,000 members nationwide, our mission is to help ensure stable prices and energy security for households across the country. We believe energy development is something that touches everyone in our nation, and thus it is necessary for all of us to actively engage in the conversation about how we develop our diverse energy resources and energy's importance to the economy. Learn more at ConsumerEnergyAlliance.org.
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