Posts tagged with "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...
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‘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...
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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...

Registration opens for annual San Joaquin 'Expanding Your Horizons' Conference

Sep. 2, 2014 -  
Registration is open for the 22nd annual San Joaquin Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) Conference on Saturday, Oct. 4, at the University of the Pacific in Stockton. Registration is limited to the first 550 registrants. This popular daylong event is held for girls, grades 6-12, to increase interest in...

Farnsworth honored by Livermore School District

Mar. 19, 2014 -  
Richard "Dick" Farnsworth was recently honored at a Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) public Board meeting for his service and contributions to science education. Farnsworth, who retired from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in January, has long been involved with...

Q&A with Neda Gray: Celebrating Black History Month and STEM

Feb. 27, 2014 -  
In honor of Black History Month, the African-American Body of Laboratory Employees (ABLE) and the Office of Strategic Diversity Programs at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) will be highlighting the accomplishments of several members of our African American employee population. They...

Media Advisory: LLNL's 'Science On Saturday' lecture to explain the cardioid project

Feb. 27, 2014 -  
WHO: Lawrence Livermore scientist David Richards and Tracy High School teacher Erin McKay will present "The Cardioid Project: Simulating the Human Heart on the World's Fastest Supercomputer." WHAT: Computer modeling is a powerful tool for scientific inquiry when experiments are too costly, too...

Q&A with Dwight Squire: Celebrating Black History Month and STEM

Feb. 21, 2014 -  
In honor of Black History Month, the African-American Body of Laboratory Employees (ABLE) and the Office of Strategic Diversity Programs at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory will be highlighting the accomplishments of several members of our African American employee population. They will share...

Lawrence Livermore's 'Science On Saturday' lecture explores menacing microbes

Feb. 21, 2014 -  
WHO: Lawrence Livermore scientist Beth Vitalis and Tracy High School teacher Dean Reese will present "Menacing Microbes: Protein Models Reveal Secrets." WHAT: Microbes are living organisms too small to be seen. While most are friendly to humans, some microbes, called pathogens, can cause disease...

Q&A with Kevin Griffin: Celebrating Black History Month and STEM

Feb. 11, 2014 -  
In honor of Black History Month, the African-American Body of Laboratory Employees (ABLE) and the Office of Strategic Diversity Programs at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory will be highlighting the accomplishments of several members of our African American employee population. They will share...