Posts tagged with "Education"

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...
Bay Area Science Festival

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...
For article LLNL hosts 3D Design Summer Academy

LLNL hosts 3D Design Summer Academy

May 15, 2018 -  
LIVERMORE, California -- Community college students are invited to register for the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's ( LLNL ) 3D Design Summer Academy . The workshop will be held at the Edward Teller Education Center at LLNL, July 23-27, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Participating...
cyber

Science bowl finalists take on cyber challenge

May 10, 2018 -  
For the second year, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) staff and Cyber Defender students conducted the CyberCraft Cyber Challenge for the middle school finalists at the National Science Bowl ® (NSB). CyberCraft is a “Jeopardy Show-like,” question-and-answer-style Capture the Flag...
TRA

Register now for Teacher Research Academy

April 19, 2018 -  
Register now for the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) 2018 Teacher Research Academy ( TRA ). The TRA offers middle- and high-school science teachers and community college faculty professional development curriculum during the summer at the Edward Teller Education Center (ETEC) at...