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STEM Videos

NETL creates short, lively videos on STEM-related topics for kids to enjoy on their own, for parents to share with their children, and for educators to show to their classes. Our most recent videos are shown below. Please take a look! Then keep checking back, because we’re always thinking up new ways to share the awesomeness of science.



FerreiraSTEM CAREERS: What does chief information officer Antonio Ferreira do? – Ever hear of “greedy mind syndrome”? NETL’s chief information officer, Antonio Ferreira, has it! Watch the latest in our STEM careers video series to find out what that means and learn how Antonio’s education prepared him for his career. Watch here!






OhodnickSTEM CAREERS: What does material scientist Paul Ohodnicki do? – Work hard and love your work. That, says material scientist Paul Ohodnicki, is the key to success. It’s certainly working for Paul. He’s been collecting accolades from his former high school all the way to the White House. Watch here!






GulliverSTEM CAREERS: What does environmental engineer Djuna Gulliver do? – Meet Djuna Gulliver, an NETL environmental engineer who investigates the large impact of tiny things. In this video, Djuna discusses the fluid nature of science and what led her to this career.  Watch here!





PekneySTEM CAREERS: What does environmental engineer Natalie Pekney do? – Environmental engineer Natalie Peckney says, “Don’t be intimidated! It’s not that hard to be a scientist if that’s what you really want to do.” View this video to find out how former farm girl Natalie ended up solving national energy and environmental problems at NETL. Watch here!





HakalaSTEM CAREERS: What does geochemist Ale Hakala do? – A geochemist AND a champion snowboarder? Yep! That’s Ale Hakala, an NETL scientist who defies limits. Ale is the focus of a this video, which is part of our STEM Careers video series for middle school students. Watch here!






McintyreSTEM CAREERS: What does mechanical engineer Dustin McIntyre do? – What do Superman and NETL’s Dustin McIntyre have in common? They can both look inside rocks! Find out how by watching this video, which is part of our STEM Careers video series for middle school students. Watch here!






9WaysNine Ways Kids Can Help the Environment – Everyone can help the environment – and it can be fun! This video, for elementary school students, showcases nine simple and engaging ways for kids to contribute. Watch here