Posts tagged with "STEM"

Laboratory academy provides teachers with 'real world' context to teach science

Jul. 23, 2013 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif., - California and Hawaii teachers seeking real-world knowledge to teach biotech and computational modeling are attending the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's (LLNL) Teacher Research Academy that began on July 22. The academy is a summer-long series of professional...

Lab to present summer series of 'Fun with Science'

Jul. 16, 2013 -  
WHO: The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is holding a special summer series of its popular "Fun with Science" program, presented by the award winning Nick Williams . WHAT: Designed for children at the fifth grade level (though it also can be enjoyed by children younger and older), the free...

'Fun with Science' as seen on TV

Mar. 21, 2013 -  
This month, the Lab's popular Fun with Science program is featured in a segment of 'Slice of Llfe,' a half-hour show aired on Tri-Valley community television, channel 30. The TV crew came to the Laboratory's Discovery Center while a fifth grade class from Vintage Hills School in Pleasanton was...

Media Advisory Lab's 'Science On Saturday' lecture explores next-generation diagnostic services

Feb. 14, 2013 -  
WHO: Lab researchers John Chang, Peter Haugen and Christine Paulson, and Tracy High School teacher Dean Reese will present " Medical Radar: Next-Generation Life-Saving Medical Diagnostic Devices ." WHAT: We live in a time when miraculous medical discoveries are occurring on a regular basis. However...

'Science on Saturday' lecture examines the extreme X-ray universe

Jan. 31, 2013 -  
" The Extreme X-ray Universe: Discovery Science with NASA's NuSTAR Mission ," by Lab scientists Michael Pivovaroff and Bill Craig, and Granada High School teacher Tom Sheffler is the second in the Science on Saturday series to be held Feb. 2 at the Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St., Livermore. Two...

Lab teams receive NNSA funding for STEM education in minority partnership

Nov. 5, 2012 -  
The Lab is one of six Department of Energy (DOE) sites that will receive funding along with 22 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), for research areas in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) announced in a...

'Science on Saturday' gains a following on UCTV

May. 24, 2011 -  
The Lab's popular lecture series " Science on Saturday " attracts large audiences when held each year at the Bankhead Theater. Now, the program is gaining a lot of attention online as well. Videos of lectures were first aired on University of California Television (UCTV) in 2006. During the past...

Lab science education programs featured at ACS national meeting

Apr. 6, 2011 -  
A special symposium on "STEM Education Pipeline to Innovation & Entrepreneurship" was held at the recent national meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in Anaheim. The symposium was developed because of concerns over the eroding proficiency of U.S. students in STEM (Science, Technology...