For immediate release: 06/10/2011 | NR-11-06-01

Lab to present summer series of 'Fun with Science' show

Linda A Lucchetti, LLNL, (925) 422-5815, lucchetti1@llnl.gov



During a "Fun with Science" presentation, Mike Revelli guides a student volunteer as he lowers a vinyl glove into liquid nitrogen to demonstrate how material properties can change with temperature.

WHO: The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is holding a special summer series of its popular "Fun with Science" show.

WHAT: Designed for children at the fifth grade level (though it also can be enjoyed by children younger and older), the free program is intended to spark children's interest in science through entertaining demonstrations and hands-on activities.

WHEN: Wednesday, June 15, 2011
  Session I: 12:30-2 p.m.
  Session II: 2:30-4 p.m.

  Saturday, June 18, 2011
  Session1: 10:30 a.m.-noon
  Session II: 12:30-2 p.m.

WHERE: Discovery Center at LLNL (located off Greenville Road on Eastgate Drive, in an open area at the Laboratory. No badging is required.)

Note: Space is limited. Children must be accompanied by an adult chaperone. Registration is required; call 423-3272 or send an e-mail.



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