High School Student STEM Event

SE Photo 3OTC is educating the next generation of aspiring engineers, scientists and managers about the oil and gas industry. Approximately 200 high school math and science students will see firsthand the exciting opportunities the oil and gas industry can offer.

Students will participate in hands-on energy exploration experiments provided by the US National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project, meet industry professionals, and tour the latest state-of-the-art technology exhibits in a scavenger hunt. Lunch will be provided.

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Because of the popularity of this program, OTC can accommodate a total of 200 students and chaperone. Schools will be chosen on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • There is no cost to attend the workshop thanks to a generous sponsorship from BP.
  • All students participating must be 15 years of age or older.
  • Please limit the number of students from your school to 25.
  • One chaperone per 10 students is required.
  • Schools using district buses will receive a bus stipend to help with transportation costs.

SE Photo 2Sign up to send your students by Monday, 8 April.

Confirmation of your attendance will be emailed by 15 April. Driving and parking directions will be provided with your confirmation.

Because of increased security, we ask that the students leave all backpacks at school. Inform your students that they will need to remain with the tour group at all times.

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About NEED

NEED LogoAs the leading provider of energy education programs and materials to US schools, NEED’s mission is to promote an energy-conscious and educated society. All NEED learning activities are age-appropriate and correlated to Texas science standards and objectives, as well as other disciplines.