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.
Summer is almost over, but there’s still time left for fun. Here are four science and art-inspired activities to try with your family before school starts.
Understanding the basics of nuclear power is child’s play, thanks to a new book that aims to make science and technology concepts fun for grade schoolers.
Energy education centers are popular destinations for all types of classes and students of all ages - including teachers,
How do advocacy, education and technology work together to advance the message of nuclear energy? Well, there’s an app for that.
How do we inspire girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)?