Throughout the year, our energy education centers host events to provide students with opportunities to learn about science. Due to social distancing measures in play due to COVID-19 (coronavirus), these activities cannot take place as they normally would in person. But the learning and experimenting doesn't have to stop! Now, students can participate in a week's worth of experiments from home.
Whether you are looking for an activity to do over the weekend or new ways to learn while home from school, there are many ways to make learning fun from the comfort of your table.
A lifelong environmental champion, Catawba Nuclear Station Environmental Specialist Haley Willis was raised on Ocracoke Island in North Carolina’s Outer Banks, spending her spare time and summers kayaking, swimming and honing her love of the outdoors on...
This season of giving is a time to reflect on the generosity of our nuclear employees who have given their time, talent and donations to strengthen the communities around Duke Energy’s six nuclear sites.
Among the trees decorated this year at the World of Energy’s Festival of Trees, a kid-favorite is a tree with a yellow LEGO toy head as a tree-topper and wreath and ball LEGO ornaments donning its branches. It even has LEGO ornaments uniquely painted and drawn by students from YouthLink’s FIRST LEGO League.
While most of us are very familiar with and even proud of our system of measurement, the U.S. customary units, we are taking a moment to celebrate National Metric Day by recognizing something that is a big part of our lives. Most of us use this every day and are fairly familiar with it. Whether talking about that new microwave you purchased or which lightbulb to buy, the metric system is very important. The unit of measurement we’re talking about is the WATT!
This story first appeared on Duke Energy's storytelling website, illumination. More than 250 college students had the opportunity to intern at Duke Energy this summer, and four did something unexpected for them and new for Duke Energy, too.
It’s said that teaching is one of the most rewarding professions a person can pursue. When asked, many people can point back to their favorite teacher, or one who inspired, mentored or believed in them. At Duke Energy, we take every opportunity to ...
There are only a few weeks left of summer before school starts. And, if you are looking for fun activities to do with your family, we have you covered. When camps or field trips visit one of our energy education centers (the World of Energy, the...
There are many ways to protect the environment. But, for one nonprofit in Upstate, South Carolina, it’s the small actions everyone can do that have a big impact.