Science on Saturday

Science on Saturday is a series of science lectures for middle and high school students. Each topic highlights cutting-edge research at LLNL. The 2024 Science on Saturday series, “Magic of Materials”, will highlight research areas ongoing at the Laboratory focusing on the materials used in experimentation. Download Flyer

This year Science on Saturday returns to the campus of Las Positas College. Each hour-long presentation will begin at 10 a.m. with campus tours available after the talks each Saturday. Worksheets will be made available at the presentations for extra credit opportunities which should be addressed with the student's teacher directly. Presentation and parking are free.


Registration is required. Registration for the upcoming Science on Saturday will be available the Tuesday prior to the event. 
Doors open at 9:00 a.m.
The presentation is from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Location: The Mertes Theater, Building 4000, Las Positas College.

Optional tours of the Las Positas College campus at 11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 11:30 a.m.- 12:15 p.m. Please indicate preferred time upon registration. Space is limited, and on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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**By attending Science on Saturday, you grant Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory permission to use your likeness and those of your guests in photographs, videos, or other media in its print and digital materials, including but not limited to event recaps, social media, presentations, annual reports, and others.**

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// Science on SaturdayLLNL Scientist(s): Johanna J. Schwartz, Michell Marufu
Teacher: Stan Hitomi // San Ramon Valley Unified School District
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// Science on SaturdayLLNL Scientist(s): Congwang Ye, Brandon Wells, Steven Hoang-Phou, Mariam Mohagheghi
Teacher: Thi Ngo // Capuchino High School
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// Science on SaturdayLLNL Scientist(s): Sei Jin Park
Teacher: Erin M. McKay // Tracy High School
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// Science on SaturdayLLNL Scientist(s): Widi Moestopo, Patrick Poole, Brandon Zimmerman
Teacher: Tom Shefler // Granada High School