Berkeley Lab offers educational visits to the Lab and events for K-12 students and their chaperones, underrepresented minority organizations that focus on STEM education, and students, faculty, and staff at U.S. community colleges and universities. Volunteers can help in a number of ways, such as leading science activities or participating as panelists. Volunteers are also needed for specific events, including Nuclear Science Day and Daughters and Sons to Work Day.
BLEND: Berkeley Lab Exploration of New Discoveries
The BLEND (Berkeley Lab Exploration in New Discoveries) Energy Innovation High School
Visit is an engaging experience for high school students to explore energy innovations at
Berkeley Lab, from the nanoscale to integrated building systems. Students receive small-group
mentoring on their own residential building designs completed prior to coming to the Lab and
learn how new and emerging technologies can affect their homes and communities.