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Virtual Events to Support Community Outreach

Support local organizations and students by attending virtual volunteer events this month and next. Ask questions and review student work at research showcases, or support professional development by reviewing resumes. Learn more on the K-12 Education & Outreach website. June: Engineering Design Showcase Date: June 4 and June 5 Location: Virtually via UC Davis Now […]

K-12 Live Science Presents 3D Design and Fabrication – May 22, 2020

The K-12 Education and Outreach office invites staff and their families to join a live science demonstration and activity on 3D design and fabrication, and TinkerCAD software, on May 22 at 2 p.m. Visit to participate. Did you know that our engineers custom build a lot of the equipment used in Berkeley Lab research? […]

Faces of STEM: Vi Rapp

DOE’s STEM Rising program seeks to inspire, educate, and spark an interest in STEM careers. To help educate students during the shelter-in-place, national lab researchers were asked to share their love of science. Here, the Lab’s Vi Rapp discusses how she solves problems to improve human health.

Support Local Bay Area Students! Judges Needed!

Judge Science Fair Projects The 62nd Annual Oakland Science & Engineering Fair (OSEF) will be held virtually this year on May 20 — May 22, as we all work together to flatten the curve! Students and OUSD Partners are invited to attend and show support in a number of ways! Partners and Community Members Can: Register to be a judge! Learn […]

Chabot Space & Science Offers Fun Online Activities

While the Chabot Space & Science Center is currently closed, they are offering a number of family activities online, including a space garden series, astronaut training, creating a moon journal, or a kit to become a junior meteorologist. Chabot’s Virtual Resource Center Welcome to the Learning Launchpad! Get ready to explore and learn more about […]

Need a Fall Intern? Applications Now Open

Applications for Workforce Development & Education fall 2020 internships are open. Undergrads, post baccalaureates, graduate students, and faculty must apply by May 28. SULI and BLUR eligibility now includes grad students. Mentors should prep project descriptions and encourage students to apply.

K-12 Offers Live Science Series; Starts Today at 2 p.m.

The K-12 education program invites employees and their families to join Lab researchers and engineers as they lead activities during live sessions. Join us in live shows that explore innovative research and related hobbies at home. Each episode in the series highlights scientists and researchers at Berkeley Lab. Make sure to download the worksheets beforehand […]

The STEM Future is Female – SXSW EDU Virtual Session – May 19, 2020

If the SXSW EDU conference in Austin, Texas, in early March had not been cancelled due to COVID-19 public health concerns, the U.S. Department of Energy, NASA, and the U.S. State Department would have been joining forces in an expo booth and a panel. But we didn’t want the change of plans to keep us […]

Need Homework Help? Lab Co-Workers to the Rescue

If you have a middle or high school student looking for personalized help with math, science, English, or history homework, sign up at the Lab’s K-12 site for an hour-long session of homework help over Zoom. Sign-ups start Friday, April 24. REGISTRATION and more information on the Berkeley Lab K-12 site. Berkeley Lab staff are […]

[email protected]: The Lawrence Hall of Science

You and your child can do science in your kitchen or back yard. The Lawrence Hall of Science has a slate of videos, activities, and resources and a full schedule of live streams to keep your family engaged without having to leave your home. Check out the resources!