Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

For immediate release: 07/16/2013 | NR-13-07-03

During a 'Fun with Science' presentation, Nick Williams and student volunteers demonstrate the power of air pressure using pressure plates.

Lab to present summer series of 'Fun with Science'

Carenda L Martin, LLNL, (925) 424-4175,

WHO: The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is holding a special summer series of its popular "Fun with Science" program, presented by the award winning Nick Williams.

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: The following dates from 1:30-3 p.m.:

  • Wednesday, July 17, 2013
  • Wednesday, July 24, 2013
  • Wednesday, July 31, 2013
  • Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013 (FULL)
  • Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013

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 to Super Science.

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