K-12 STEM Education and Outreach


About Berkeley Lab

Berkeley Lab ranks among the world’s top research institutions, with a $1.1 billion annual budget, 16 Nobel Prizes, and 16 discovered elements on the Periodic Table.

Funded by the U.S. Department of Energy and managed by the University of California, Berkeley Lab's open, unclassified research brings together diverse teams and cutting edge facilities to address the scientific challenges of our time.

Visit lbl.gov to learn more

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Our Mission

The K-12 team at Berkeley Lab develops educational programs to teach and support the next generation of scientists.

Our aim is to connect Berkeley Lab experts with students around the Bay Area to Excite them about the world of STEM, help them Explore STEM careers, and give them the Experience to pursue STEM in college and beyond. For questions and inquiries, contact the Director of K-12 Programs, Faith Dukes.

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Get involved with K-12 programs

See our resources for teaching STEM in the classroom and beyond.


Select grade level below to view our programs by age, or visit the virtual programs page.

See how you can get involved with hosting, developing, and supporting our programs.