Middle School Programs

Our middle school programs are designed to let students Explore science and build their understanding of STEM subjects and careers

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In addition to supporting STEM/STEAM nights, we connect students to scientists through virtual programs like Live Science and classroom visits with Let's Talk About STEM

All Middle School Programs

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Berkeley Lab staff are volunteering to virtually share their experiences and work in STEM with classrooms. We invite students and teachers to meet  researchers, ask questions, and get an inside look at STEM professions. 

Bookings are by invitation only for the 2023-2024 school year

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Do you have a program at your school in need of scientists and engineers? Is there a STEM/STEAM Night coming up? Berkeley Lab would like to be a part of your efforts! Submit a request so that we can help put you in contact with a speaker or facilitate an activity. Request participation in community events through our google request form. 

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Check out our running list of opportunities, activities, and platforms for learning and engaging in STEM. The majority of these programs are free or offer a stipend, and there are resources available for students of all ages and interests. 

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Live Science is a virtual program exploring the ways that science shows up in our everyday lives. 

Most episodes feature conversations with scientists as well as interactive activities to follow along with at home. These programs are open to the public and recorded for later viewing.

Check out recordings now and stay tuned for future sessions.