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Overview of K-12 Summer Programming – January 14, 2021

Learn about outreach opportunities for the K-12 team’s high school summer programs. This year, we are hosting 3 programs for students to learn more about STEM professions and experience working in STEM. This info session will cover each program overview and their different volunteer roles.  Date: Thursday, January 14 Time: 11 am – 12 noon […]

Call for Summer High School Mentors

The K-12 team at Berkeley Lab will work with mentors to provide projects for students during summer 2021. Those who are interested in mentoring will be expected to take part in mentor training and additional meetings to help prepare for working with students. When: Summer (late June – July) – virtual projects What: Berkeley Lab […]

Friday Live Science: Particle Detectives – November 20, 2020

The Live Science Series is hosted by the K-12 STEM Education and Outreach office at Berkeley Lab. Each episode in the series highlights research at the lab in a fun and simple way for the public to learn more about exciting STEM research. Make sure to download the worksheet beforehand (uploaded to the LBNLnext website) […]

Visible Spectrum: Faith Dukes, K-12 STEM Education

The Visible Spectrum series spotlights talented and dedicated women employees across the Lab. In this month’s installment, learn how Faith Dukes encourages students to consider a career pathway in STEM through the Lab’s multiple educational programs. Faith Dukes holds a doctorate in physical chemistry and acts as the manager of K-12 STEM education and outreach […]

Call for Career Talk Panelists

The Lab’s K-12 STEM Education team is looking for speakers to volunteer for a new virtual career talk series. Talks will be scheduled bi-monthly on Fridays starting late fall. Upcoming topics are currently listed on the signup form, but new themes for early next year are welcome. Throughout the year, there are many requests for […]

Berkeley Lab K-12 STEM Education and Outreach Volunteer Opportunities

Learn About Programs Supporting Teachers this Fall On Thursday, October 1, 10 AM, we will be discussing volunteer opportunities for Live Science and our Let’s Talk About STEM programs (listed individually below). This Fall, STEM educators will have the opportunity to book subject exploration, career chat, or virtual tour sessions. In this info session, we’ll […]

Ambassador Program Fall 2020 Outreach Events

The IDEA Office and Kelly Johnson, Berkeley Lab’s Talent Outreach Manager, are seeking Lab Ambassadors for a series of fall outreach events. What is a Lab Ambassador? The Ambassador Program, started in 2014 by former Lab Director Paul Alivisatos, is designed to advance our efforts to increase underrepresented groups at the Lab. Interested staff attend […]

Open House for STEM Educators – Sept. 19, 2020

Learn about how Berkeley Lab’s K-12 programs can support your classroom’s STEM education goals Berkeley Lab K-12 STEM invites Bay Area educators to hear about our upcoming education and outreach programs. K-12 STEM Education and Outreach is part of the Government and Community Relations Office at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. Our aim is to provide […]

19th’s 100th: Inspire Next Generation of Women

Volunteer to mentor and inspire the next generation of women. Berkeley Lab will host several high school students from various programs in the East Bay Area this summer. Internships will focus on project-based learning and mentors will work with the K-12 team to provide projects.  Learn more here.  

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.