Posts tagged with "Education"

Science on Screen

‘Science on Screen’ pairs bioengineering lecture with adventure film ‘The Fantastic Voyage’

Apr. 6, 2016 -  
WHO : The final installment in the 2016 Science on Screen series features Lawrence Livermore bioengineers Monica Moya and Elizabeth Wheeler, who will present “iChip: Human Physiology in the Palm of Your Hand.” The pair will discuss their work at the Lab’s Center for Micro and Nano Technology. This...

Calling science teachers: Registration open for 2016 Teacher Research Academies

Apr. 5, 2016 -  
LIVERMORE, California – Registration is open for the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) 2016 Teacher Research Academies (TRA). The TRA offers middle and high school science teachers and community college faculty a professional development curriculum during the summer months at the Edward...
science fair

Local students receive top honors at Synopsys Alameda County Science and Engineering Fair

Mar. 23, 2016 -  
Nearly 700 Bay Area students participated in the fifth annual Synopsys Alameda County Science & Engineering Fair held recently at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. This regional competition, organized by the Alameda County Science and Engineering Fair Association (a nonprofit 501C3), drew more...
science on screen

‘Science On Screen’ pairs fusion lecture with the blockbuster film ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’

Mar. 11, 2016 -  
WHO : The second installment in the Science on Screen series features Lawrence Livermore astrophysicist Tammy Ma, who will present “Harnessing Fusion: Creating a Sun on Earth.” Ma will discuss her work at the National Ignition Facility, which houses the world’s largest and most powerful laser...
My Brother's Keeper

Laboratory hosts underprivileged Bay Area youth for 'My Brother’s Keeper' Day

Mar. 3, 2016 -  
Anthony Roy, an eighth-grader at Montera Middle School in Oakland, enjoys math and science, and besides dreaming of becoming a basketball star or lawyer, he wants to create his own smartphone apps. But his school doesn’t have the resources many other students take for granted, such as a computer or...

Girls explore engineering careers at conference

Mar. 2, 2016 -  
More than 300 local girls, excited to learn about engineering, flocked to the Las Positas Campus on Saturday for the 38th annual Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizons (TVEYH) conference. The goal of the conference is to spark girls’ interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)...

Media advisory: Lab reaches out to disadvantaged youth with 'My Brother's Keeper'

Feb. 26, 2016 -  
Who : The Laboratory will host an encore ‘My Brother’s Keeper Lab Day’ event with approximately 160-170 students attending from school districts in San Francisco, Oakland, Mount Diablo, West Contra Costa, Richmond and Tracy. What : President Barack Obama launched the My Brother's Keeper (MBK)...
Science on Saturday

Media advisory: ‘Science on Saturday’ lecture explores the world through statistics

Feb. 25, 2016 -  
Who : Lawrence Livermore scientist Ana Kupresanin and teacher Richard Newton of Tracy High School will present “From Basketball and Medicine to Climate: Understanding the World Through Statistics,” the fourth and final lecture in the 2016 Science on Saturday series. The series theme is “Women in...

Media advisory: Tri-Valley ‘Expanding Your Horizons’ Conference at Las Positas College

Feb. 24, 2016 -  
WHO : More than 300 girls in grades 6-9 will gather to meet scientists and engineers and explore careers in math and science at the 38 th annual Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizon’s Conference . WHAT : The Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizons Conference is an annual event geared to increase interest...

Media Advisory: ‘Science on Saturday’ lecture looks at fusion and creating a sun on Earth

Feb. 18, 2016 -  
WHO: Lawrence Livermore scientist Tammy Ma and teacher Tom Shefler of Granada High School will present “Harnessing Fusion: Creating a Sun on Earth,” the third lecture in the 2016 Science on Saturday series. The series theme is “Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).” WHAT...