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For Students and Teachers

Educational Activities

For College Students:

 Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program

Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program
The Office of Fossil Energy offers summer internships for students who are pursuing degrees in science, technology (IT), engineering, or mathematics (STEM majors).   Read More >

Technical Career Intern Program

Technical Career Intern Program
DOE is collaborating with the nation's top earth sciences and engineering universities to provide a "pipeline" for future employees in its Fossil Energy program.  Read More >

Research Experience in Carbon Sequestration

Research Experience in Carbon Sequestration
The intensive 10-day, interactive program combines classroom instruction with group exercises, CCUS site visits and hands-on field activities that cover the range of science, technology, policy and business topics associated with CCUS deployment.  Read More >









For Younger Students:

Energy Lessons 

Online Energy Lessons
Fossil fuels are both the fuels of our past and fuels for the future. In this series of interactive energy lessons, students can learn about the history of fossil fuels and their future potential.   Read More >




For Teachers & Parents:

 For Teachers and Parents

Study Guides and Classroom Activities
The Office of Fossil Energy created study guides and classroom activities emphasizing the importance of coal, natural gas, and petroleum to our everyday lives.   
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CCUS Training Workshops
The Office of Fossil Energy, through the USEA and the National Energy Education Development Project, offers teacher workshops to high school and middle school teachers on the science of energy and carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) technology.
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University Research Grant Opportunities:

University Research Grant Opportunities

Research Grants for University Coal Research and for Historically Black Colleges and Universities
For students and professors interested in coal and other fossil fuel research, there are research opportunities available.  Read More > 



Go to EIA's Energy Kid's Page

Energy Kid's Page

Energy Explained - Your Guide to Understanding Energy

EIA's Energy Explained Web site

Other Resources
Ask a Scientist
> National Science Bowl

DOE's Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists

> All About Oil & Gas: Educational Posters
> Common Products Made from Oil & Natural Gas:  Educational Poster
> The American Coal Foundation
> The American Petroleum Institute's "Classroom Energy!"

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Page updated on: February 12, 2013 

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