Fun with Science

Free! 5th Grade Fun with Science Field Trips to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Fifth grade classes are invited to the Discovery Center at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The newly revised Fun with Science field trip will introduce students to the science behind the National Ignition Facility, the world’s largest and most energetic laser system.

Students will learn about the concepts of light, lasers, optics and physics through demos, hands-on activities, and science displays. Fun with Science is aligned with the California Next Generation Science Standards for the fifth grade. 



Field trip guidelines:

  • Tuesdays and Thursday from 9-11:00 a.m.
  • A minimum of two adult chaperones required per class
  • One class per visit, max 30 students
  • Ample and free bus parking
  • Teacher instructions will be provided


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For more Fun with Science resources, please visit our Fun with Science Youtube playlist of videos describing unique experiments presenting basic concepts in chemistry, density, air pressure, and states of matter.