Posts tagged with "Education"


Lawrence Livermore National Security donates $40,000 to area school districts

Feb. 20, 2015 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Security ( LLNS ), the entity that manages Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) for the Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration, has donated $40,000 to local school districts in support of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)...
Science on Saturday

‘Science On Saturday’ to explore groundwater and the impacts of drought and climate change

Feb. 18, 2015 -  
Who: Lawrence Livermore scientist Andy Thompson and Tracy High School teacher Erin McKay will present “Hydrology of an ‘Ant Farm’,” a presentation examining the environmental impact of drought and climate change. What: This informative and entertaining lecture will touch on groundwater interactions...

‘Science On Saturday’ to explore green power

Feb. 11, 2015 -  
WHO: Lawrence Livermore scientists Jeff Mirocha and Suzanne Singer, along with Las Positas Community College instructor Eric Harpell and Granada High School teacher Tom Shefler, will present “Green Power: Making Electricity Out of Thin Air,” the second of four lectures for the Science on Saturday...

Media advisory: ‘Science On Saturday’ lecture to explore shale gas

Feb. 3, 2015 -  
Who: Lawrence Livermore scientist Roger Aines and Tracy High School teacher Dean Reese will present “Shale Gas Revolution,” the kickoff lecture for the popular Science on Saturday series for students. What: Aines and Reese will discuss how the new abundance of natural gas provides energy options...

Explore the elements of science through Lawrence Livermore’s popular lecture series

Jan. 28, 2015 -  
LIVERMORE, California — Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's popular lecture series, "Science on Saturday," returns Feb. 7 and runs through Feb. 28. The series will offer four lectures with the theme “Seeking Solutions in Elemental Science.” The lectures are free and will be held in the...

Registration opens Jan. 27 for Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizons Conference

Jan. 26, 2015 -  
Registration opens Tuesday, Jan. 27, for the 37th annual Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizons Conference. The conference will be held Saturday, Feb. 28, beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the Las Positas College Gymnasium, 3000 Campus Hill Drive, Livermore. Registration is limited to the first 300 students...

Labs team up with historically black colleges and universities in cybersecurity consortium

Jan. 23, 2015 -  
LIVERMORE, California – With national and global threats related to cybercrime at an all-time high, there is a considerable and growing need for expertise in cybersecurity. The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) recently announced that Lawrence Livermore...

Colleges, labs develop STEM core curriculum

Dec. 12, 2014 -  
The success of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s Engineering Technology Program to educate veterans for technical careers has inspired a statewide push to create an educational core curriculum to prepare junior college students for technical jobs at California’s national labs. The core...
Bay Area Science Festival

Lab entertains during Science Discovery Day

Nov. 4, 2014 -  
More than 30,000 people packed into AT&T Park Saturday for the San Francisco Bay Area Science Festival, a day of hands-on experiments, exhibits, games and shows. The event was the culmination of the Bay Area Science Festival's week-long science festivities, which featured more than 100 fun,...
Bay Area Science Festival

Unleash your inner scientist at the annual Bay Area Science Festival

Oct. 29, 2014 -  
Test your knowledge of basic science, offer up solutions to the world’s energy and transportation needs or get up to your elbows in interactive experiments when the Bay Area Science Festival presents its fourth annual Discovery Day, Saturday, Nov. 1, at AT&T Park in San Francisco. Lawrence...