Resources for Students - DOE

Nov 10, 2015

Whether you're in kindergarten or graduate school, DOE offers opportunities, programs, and internships for students of all ages.

The links below will guide you through the programs available. Also included are links to cool pictures and other fun and games for energy enthusiasts.

K-12 | Scholarships & Internships | Amazing Images | Fun and Games|


K-12 resources:

Ask a Scientist
Have a question that is not easily found on the web?  The website is intended to aid K-12 teachers and students with science-related questions.

Bonneville Power Administration - For Kids
This site contains puzzles, games, onine coloring books and energy conservation tips. Bilingual.

Dr. E's Energy Lab for Kids
The Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy division of DOE provides information to kids on solar, wind, and geothermal energies, as well as alternative fuels and energy efficiency tips.

EIA's Energy Kid's Page
A website from the Energy Information Administration devoted to educating kids on energy-related topics.

Energy Glossary
Wondering about the meaning of energy and science words?  Here is a list of energy glossaries, dictionaries, and science terms for middle and secondary school students.

Roofus' Solar and Efficient Home
Take a tour of Roofus’ house and learn what makes it energy efficient.

The FERC Students' Corner
An extensive webpage used to explain to students of all ages how the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regulates energy in the United States.  Site includes a glossary, career information, games, quizzes, and much more!

U.S. Department of Energy For Students and Kids
DOE’s comprehensive education webpage for kids.  Site provides online energy and science education resources for students.


Scholarships & Internships:

DOE Scholarships and Internships
A listing of available scholarship and internship opportunities with the Department of Energy.

Energy Careers
DOE’s careers website, with information on internships, fellowships, and careers in energy.

Internships and Coops at Los Alamos National Lab
Contribute to the Laboratory’s mission while working with state-of-the-art equipment and instruments through various internships and coop programs.

Oak Ridge Career Links
Opportunities for academic fellowships and scholarships, research experiences, sabbaticals, and internships available through programs at Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education and Oak Ridge Associated Universities.

The FERC Students' Corner
An extensive webpage used to explain to students of all ages how the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regulates energy in the United States.  Site includes a glossary, career information, games, quizzes, and much more!


Amazing Images:

Hydroelectric Power
Walk through a hydroelectric project and learn how water helps to create electricity.


Fun and Games:

For Younger Kids:

The ArithmAttack
How many computer-generated arithmetic problems can you answer in 60 seconds?

Element Concentration Game
Test your memory with this element concentration game.

Element Flash Cards
Learn chemical names, symbols, and atomic numbers with this fun game.

Element Math Game
Test your math skills with this game about protons, electrons, neutrons, and nucleons.

Energy Kids Fun & Games
A website with lots of fun activities, including riddles, energy slang, a quiz, puzzles, a coloring book, and field trip information.

Energy Quest
A fun website with an energy time machine, information on super scientists, things you can do to conserve energy, tips for your homework, information on how things work, and so much more!

Energy Quiz
Test your energy knowledge with this simple quiz.

Check out these fun games, provided by the Fermi Lab.

Jefferson Lab Games & Puzzles
The Jefferson Lab has compiled a list of many games and puzzles available to students.

Nuclear Energy Student's Corner
Check out this website to discover information on nuclear energy.

Radiation Quiz
This is a simple radiation quiz.

Save Energy!
Help your parents save energy and protect the environment.

Science Vocabulary Hangman
Solve the puzzles before atom man decays!

Student's Corner
Visit this website to test your energy knowledge with a crossword puzzle, maze, wordfind, and a quiz.

Who Wants to Win $1,000,000?
Test your knowledge of math and science as you work your way to the million dollar level.

Wind Power
Wind Power is a site where you can learn about the power of wind through a variety of activities.

For Older Kids (and adults):

Contests and Competitions
Competitions and contests for students of all ages that promote awareness about energy technologies and issues.

Energy Contests
Competition brings out the best energy in people through their teamwork.  Check out the various energy contests on this DOE webpage.

Enter your students in this technology competition.  Open to students of all interest, skill, and ability levels in grades K-12.

Learning about Fossil Fuels
Get the basics on coal, oil, and natural gas with this page intended for elementary and junior high students.

Learn all about Energy
Take a virtual tour of a power plant, complete a school energy audit, make a solar water heater, and much more.

Student Energy Activities
Lots of energy activities for students, arranged by age-grade and subject matter.