Dec
07
2018

Mini-PAN (Opens in a new window)

Lansing Community College

Outreach

A half-day event, this introduced more than 50 high school physics students in LCC’s Early College to the field of nuclear astrophysics. It included hands-on lessons regarding isotopes, nuclear reactions, and neutron capture. Graduate students gave brief explanations of their research and highlighted their own paths that led to JINA-CEE.

Dec
02
2018

Outreach: Mini-PAN at LCC Early College (Opens in a new window)

Lansing Community College, Lansing, MI

Outreach

This half-day program will bring nuclear astrophysics to over 80 high school students. Using hands-on models and simple theory calculations, they will be introduced to rare isotope production, neutron capture processes, and current JINA-CEE research.

Sep
29
2018

A. Alikhanian National Physics Laboratory Open House (Opens in a new window)

A. Alikhanian National Physics Laboratory Yerevan, Armenia

Outreach

On September 29th 2018, Armenian physicists were joined by German, British, and American education teams for the first public outreach event at the A. Alikhanian National Physics Laboratory in Yerevan. Over 500 school children arrived on buses from all over the country through support from the Ministry of Education. They were joined by families, other members of the public, and the Minister of Education himself, as all were inspired by the physics demonstrations and hands-on activities.

Aug
20
2018

Radionuclide Astronomy in the 2020s and Beyond (RA2020) Workshop (Opens in a new window)

Los Alamos National Lab

Workshops & Conferences

The purpose of the Radionuclide Astronomy in the 2020's and Beyond (RA2020) workshop is focused on determining the potential science goals in radionuclide astronomy for next-generation X-ray and gamma-ray missions.  This will include identifying and prioritizing open astrophysical questions on astrophysical sources of radionuclides that can be addressed by next-generation missions.  

Jul
16
2018

Art 2 Science Camp Session 2 (Opens in a new window)

University of Notre Dame

Outreach

This camp seeks to ignite stellar imaginations through an integrated STEAM approach to learning. Participants learn about math, science, and engineering through a variety of art styles. 150 campers are divided into groups by age and rotate through 24 hands-on activities, Activities are designed by collaborations with local artists, science teachers, and more!

Jul
09
2018

Art 2 Science Camp Session 1 (Opens in a new window)

This camp seeks to ignite stellar imaginations through an integrated STEAM approach to learning. Participants learn about math, science, and engineering through a variety of art styles. 150 campers are divided into groups by age and rotate through 24 hands-on activities, Activities are designed by collaborations with local artists, science teachers, and more! For examples, see the sample schedule and highlight videos below.

Jul
08
2018

Math, Science, Technology, and Leadership (MSTL) at MSU (Opens in a new window)

Michigan State University

Outreach

Run by MSU's Gifted and Talented Education, this residential/commuter camp offers intensive courses to high-achieving 7th and 8th grade students (one week) and 9th and 10th grade students (two weeks). Programs for both age groups offer a JINA-CEE Nuclear Astrophysics course, taught by JINA-CEE faculty and staff from NSCL and University of Notre Dame. JINA-CEE funds scholarships for interested students who demonstrate financial need.

Jul
01
2018

GUPPY Nuclear Astrophysics Course (Opens in a new window)

National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory

Outreach

This short course was for young students (grades 3-6) in GATE’s Gifted University for Parents and Precocious Students (GUPPY). It included a hands-on lesson on stellar nuclear reactions and a tour of the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory.

Jun
30
2018

GUPPY Nuclear Astrophysics Course (Opens in a new window)

National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory

Outreach

This short course was for young students (grades 3-6) in GATE’s Gifted University for Parents and Precocious Students (GUPPY). It included a hands-on lesson on stellar nuclear reactions and a tour of the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory.