Posts tagged with "Education"

For article Central Valley students inspired by STEM Day

Central Valley students inspired by STEM Day

Nov. 8, 2018 -  
Ashley Love, an eighth-grade student at Henry Elementary School in Stockton, wants to be an engineer when she grows up. What better way to learn about engineering than at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)? Love was one of more than 180 students from San Joaquin and Sacramento counties...
For article Science on Saturday features proteins in action

Science on Saturday features proteins in action

Nov. 7, 2018 -  
WHO: Lawrence Livermore scientists Matthias Frank and Megan Shelby, along with Erin McKay, a biology teacher from Tracy High School, will present “ Biomolecular Action Movies: Flash Imaging With X-ray Lasers ,” the final lecture in the Science on Saturday series themed “Marvelous Machines,” at the...
For article Science and Engineering Seminar to focus  on 'Theory to Practice: How Science is Done'

Science and Engineering Seminar to focus on 'Theory to Practice: How Science is Done'

Nov. 7, 2018 -  
WHO: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) and Las Positas College ( LPC ) partner on a special presentation, “Theory to Practice: How Science is Done,” as part of the Science and Engineering Seminar Series. The series provides LLNL scientists and engineers a forum to share basic and...
Grace Hopper

Celebrating diversity and inclusion in tech

Nov. 2, 2018 -  
The annual Grace Hopper Celebration ( GHC ) is the premier international gathering of women in computing. This September, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) sent 43 employees to GHC in Houston, Texas — the largest attendance from any national laboratory. Named after American computer...
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Test your science know-how at Discovery Day

Nov. 1, 2018 -  
You’re standing on the moon and you need to toss a simple rock into a basket, about 18 feet away. Same challenge, different venue — now it’s a park and a pinecone. Move into a classroom and try to chuck an eraser or a wad of paper, not at a classmate, but into the trash bin. How much thrust do you...
Science on Saturday

Lawrence Livermore’s ‘Science On Saturday’ lecture series returns to Tracy

Sept. 20, 2018 -  
LIVERMORE, California — Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's ( LLNL ) popular "Science on Saturday” lecture series returns to Tracy this weekend, reprising two presentations that were featured earlier this year in Livermore that highlight “Marvelous Machines.” The free one-hour presentations...
For article Kids learn about cybersecurity through gaming

Kids learn about cybersecurity through gaming

July 3, 2018 -  
The third annual Livermore Library "Cyber Defense Challenge" took place at the Livermore Civic Center Library last week. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s ( LLNL ) Computation employees and Cyber Defender summer interns volunteered their time to lead the exercise for community children in...
For article Lightstone part of gender disparity panel

Lightstone part of gender disparity panel

June 27, 2018 -  
Most scientists aren’t involved with Hollywood, even for a day. But earlier this month, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) computational biologist Felice Lightstone served as a panelist at a major Hollywood forum, the inaugural Variety Summit about gender disparities in the media and...
For article Students are inspired by STEM Day at the Lab

Students are inspired by STEM Day at the Lab

May 18, 2018 -  
Eleven-year-old Tamia Thrower, a sixth-grade student at West Oakland Middle School, wants to be a scientist when she grows up. When you want to become a scientist and learn about science, where do you go? Visiting a national laboratory and meeting with real world scientists is a good place to start...