Free STEM lesson plans for K-12 classrooms

Educators! Are you looking for fun ways to integrate STEM in your classroom? Find dozens of free lesson plans to help your students embrace STEM education.

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STEM Career Outlook: Information Security Analysts

Employment of information security analysts is projected to grow by over 28,000 positions through 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. Information security analysts are needed to help prevent loss of critical information and keep hackers from causing problems for computer networks. Read more about this and other STEM careers in our STEM Career Outlook section of the website.

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New enhancements strenthen PeerNet peer review management tool

ORISE utilizes PeerNet to collect and report research evaluation data from multiple subject matter experts using common criteria and scoring methods. Learn more about the new reviewer interface and the expanded proposal collection tool as part of PeerNet's latest enhancements.

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Watch: Mentoring the next generation of research scientists

ORNL Senior Staff Scientist Dr. Colleen Iversen talks about the importance of mentoring early career scientists and how Zintellect helps find participants looking for opportunities to conduct research at world-class federal research facilities.

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Register for 2019 REAC/TS training courses

Registration is open for three accredited training courses in radiation emergency medicine on site at the REAC/TS training facility in Oak Ridge, Tenn. These courses include lectures, demonstrations, hands-on lab activities and live exercises. 

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Protecting worker health and safety

ORISE supports DOE’s commitment to worker health and safety by collecting, assembling and managing occupational data on current and former workers in a manner that enables future issues concerning worker health to be addressed. Through the management of numerous worker health databases, ORISE provides support to DOE and other agencies in the assessment of workforce health and safety trends. 

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Meet an ORISE researcher

Through the Advanced Short-Term Research Opportunity Program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, graduate student Rebecca Kurfess investigated the thermal mechanisms behind the 3D printing extrusion process at the Manufacturing Demonstration Facility.

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Students: Interested in nuclear engineering? We have a program for you!

The Nuclear Engineering Science Laboratory Synthesis (NESLS) Program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) provides nuclear engineering research opportunities and associated activities for current undergraduate and graduate students. Applications are now being accepted for summer 2019. Apply today!

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What does ORISE do to support DOE and its national laboratories?

Learn more about how ORISE accomplishes its mission, the ORISE pillars of success, and each of ORISE’s capability areas.

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