Introducing the Energy Efficiency STEM Kits program, offered by Ameren Missouri. This exciting program is
designed to educate high school students on the benefits of energy efficiency. Real-life scenarios
serve to prepare students on their way to becoming informed consumers, while incorporating a rich
workforce development and career exploration component. Students benefit from energy-based
classroom curriculum and continue the journey at home with an energy-saving product kit.
Each participating student and teacher will receive a Smart, Wi-Fi-enabled LED bulb that is compatible with Alexa and Google Home Hub, as well as a Watt Meter. Control your Smart LED Bulb with your voice, or from your phone. Set your lighting to timers, put it on a schedule, and you can even set the LED's color-changing effects to the beat of your own music. Your new Watt Meter will help you understand and measure how much energy each appliance in your home uses, allowing you to take steps to lower your energy consumption. Get started with lifelong energy-saving behaviors with these exciting new products!
Benefits for Teachers
Seamless integration. Engaging and relevant materials easily integrate with your existing high school curriculum. Energy-based lesson plans meet individual academic state standards, and the foundation set forth by Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) skills.
Timely topics. This hands-on educational program helps your students explore the world of energy efficiency while educating and preparing them to become informed consumers.
No cost to you. This program is paid for through utility rates and has no separate fees for participation. Each actively participating classroom has the opportunity to receive a $50 classroom reward.
No-cost energy efficiency kit. Your students will receive fun-filled educational materials that they can take home, including an energy efficiency kit containing a Smart LED bulb and Watt Meter.
Benefits for Parents
Did your high school student come home with an Ameren Missouri Energy Efficiency STEM kit? Congratulations! This is the first step in helping your student become an informed consumer, while helping you to save energy at home. Here are a few ways you can support you high school student's education:
Help your student install the Smart LED Bulb from their take-home kit. You can also use the Watt Meter together as a family. You'll save energy in your home and learn as a family. Need help with your new products? Click here for installation instructions!
Participate in the home audit with your student and find additional opportunities for savings.
Explore the career analysis and readiness component with your student. Help your student prepare for a STEM-based career, create an action plan, and set goals for the future.
Benefits for Students
Become informed. Did you know you have the power to control how much your family spends on energy each month? Learning about energy efficiency will also prepare you to become an informed energy consumer, and how to control your own energy usage when the time comes.
Save energy. You can start saving energy today. With the help of your parent or guardian, install the products from your Energy Efficiency STEM Kit around your home. Conduct the home-audit together and find more opportunities for savings. Need help with your new products? Click here for installation instructions.
Prepare for the future. Interested in a STEM-based career? The Ameren Missouri Energy Efficiency STEM Kits program incorporates workforce development and career exploration. Engage in career analysis and readiness and learn about what career is right for you. Then create an action-plan to reach your goals.
Have additional questions? Check out our FAQs.As a future utility consumer, now is the perfect time to learn about energy and how to use your resources more efficiently. The Ameren Missouri Energy Efficiency STEM Kits program will introduce you to energy-based concepts using real-life scenarios, talk about the benefits of saving energy, and help you prepare for the future by covering topics such as budgeting and how to read a sample energy statement.
Have you received an Energy Efficiency STEM Kit, but need help installing the products? We can help.
Installation instructions to download:
Frequently Asked Questions
- (1) Smart A19 LED Bulb, Color Changing, Wi-Fi Enabled, Alexa and Google Home Hub Compatible
- (1) Watt Meter