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BLEV: Berkeley Lab Educational Visits

Program Description

Berkeley Lab Educational Visits are 1 - 2 hour programs that usually include:

  • a general introduction to the Lab
  • an appropriate hands-on activity
  • a facility tour linked to subject matter

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  • Students grades 6-12 and teachers from schools in the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • Students and faculty at US community colleges or universities
  • One adult chaperone required for each eight students
  • Minimum of 12 students in group
  • Class or group size limited to 32 students and 4 chaperones


Key Dates

  • Requests accepted: 4 September
  • Visits begin: 1 October
  • Visits end: 31 July

Requesting a Visit

  • We have a limited number of visits per year, so register as soon as possible.
  • Visits available from 1 October through 31 July.
  • Visit requests must be submitted 30 days prior to visit dates.
  • Middle and high school (6-12) visits are offered only on Fridays during the school year (October-May) and M-Th during the summer (June-August). All other group visits are offered M-F based on availability.
  • Visits are cost-free.
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