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Friday Live Science Event on Neuroscience – October 9, 2020

Each episode in the series highlights scientists and researchers at Berkeley Lab. Make sure to download the worksheet beforehand (uploaded to to follow along in easy at-home activities. Register with your preferred email to receive the webinar link. This week, our theme is: Nanoscience Come celebrate Nano Day with us! This week, we’ll take […]

LHS Offers After-School Science Program

Looking for something to enrich your kids’ learning this Fall? Check out our new Afterschool Science Online programs! Join our expert educators online for up to 8 weeks’ worth of hands-on activities and engaging science learning experiences. Like our recent Online Science Discovery Camps, we will ship most of the materials required for each program […]

Latin-themed Groove Lounge with DJ Miles Green – October 1, 2020

In collaboration with the Latin American & Native American (LANA) Employee Resource Group, the Groove Lounge is back for an evening of Latin themed music.  Thursday, October 1 (add it to your calendar) Time: 5:30 – 6:30pm Zoom: In case you missed it, click here for past recordings: Click here for audio only. […]

Get a Move On – Three Great Opportunities to Jump Start Your Running Habit

Lab (Virtual) Annual Runaround Oct. 23 The Lab’s Annual Runaround will be virtual on Friday, Oct. 23 at noon. Participants should complete at least 30 minutes of activity between Oct. 23 and Oct. 30 and submit proof to receive a Runaround t-shirt. Look for details on registration and the t-shirt design contest coming soon. Registration/Motivation. […]

19th’s 100th: Astronaut Jeanette Epps on Trailblazers

In celebration of the passage of the 19th Amendment, NASA Astronaut Jeanette Epps participates in an episode of “HerStory Time” with a reading about Katherine Johnson and Mae Jemison, two women scientists who inspired her career. Watch here>>

Ergonomic Tips for Remote Schooling

UC Berkeley’s Be Well at Work Ergonomics and Work/Life discussed ergonomic tips which benefit the health and well being of young children and teenagers in the home. Topics included: How to set up an ergonomics workstation for students working at home Safe postures and movements when sitting, standing and working at various locations in the home. […]

The Diversity of the Women’s Suffrage Movement

The history of women’s suffrage is most often told through the stories of a few famous suffragists such as Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony. However, they were by no means alone in the effort to win the right to vote for women in the United States. From the earliest years of the movement, they […]

The Groove Lounge with DJ Miles Green – August 27

The Groove Lounge with DJ Miles Green An eclectic blend of groovy tunes from around the globe. The most memorable moment since joining the lab last year! Let the spirit go on, thanks all! So happy to be here! Miles always has the best music! I’m trying to finish some work and all I want […]

Live Science: What the Stars Tell Us – August 21, 2020

What do you think about when you look at the stars at night? If you could ask star a question, what would it be? Berkeley Lab researchers learn from the stars and our galaxy all the time. Follow along on our remote stargazing adventure on Stellarium, an online planetarium. Hear about the work we’re doing […]

Help Guide Scientific Adventures for Girls

Scientific Adventures for Girls is in need of virtual teaching assistants for their after school programming this fall. Volunteers will lead hands-on activities in the afternoons for girls in grades K-6. Sign up by August 21.