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Teacher Tools

Teacher Programs

JLab Science Activities for Teachers (JSAT) - An afternoon science program for 5th, 6th and 8th grade teachers. [Program Dates: September 2023 - May 2024]

Teacher Night at Jefferson Lab - Teacher Night will be held on April 17th, 2024. Please sign-up by April 17th, 2024!

Education Events

Physics Fest - Cryogenics, electricity and more! Reserve your space today!

Science Series Video Archive - Science lectures for high school and middle school students!

Education Events Mailing List - An electronic mailing list to keep you informed of Jefferson Lab's public education events!

Reference Materials

All About Atoms - Learn about the parts of the atom!

Table of Elements - Basic physical and historical information about the elements! [Printable Version]

Questions and Answers - Have a question? Need an answer? Check here first!

Glossary of Science Terms - Definitions of some of the terms used on this site.

Physics Out Loud - Jefferson Lab scientists and other experts explain some of the common words and terms used in nuclear physics research.

Jefferson Lab Virtual Tour - How do scientists explore inside atoms?

Practice Tests

Virginia State Standards of Learning Practice Tests - Practice taking the SOL tests! Subjects include geometry, algebra, math, chemistry, biology, science and technology.

Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments Released and Sample Items - Questions from Minnesota's MCA Math 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 11 tests are available.

Talks and Lectures on Video

Science Series Video Archive - Since 1990, Jefferson Lab has hosted the Science Series Lectures for all lovers of science. Topics include physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, geology... and even chocolate!

Bite-Size Science - Get your fill of easily digestible science! Tailored to non-scientists, Jefferson Lab's Bite-Size Science lectures focus on lab-related science, engineering and technology topics and are presented by leaders in their field.

Virtual Field Trips

Virtual Field Trips - See what research is being conducted at some of the Department of Energy's National Laboratories!

Jefferson Lab's "Fall for Science" Virtual Field Trip (2021) - Join our experts for a behind the scenes look at Jefferson Lab!

Teacher Professional Development

Virtual Teacher Night - Join us as teachers from Jefferson Lab's JSAT program share some of their favorite classroom activities!

Workshops and Local Groups

The Virginia Section of the American Nuclear Society - Single and multi-day workshops on the science of nuclear energy and radiation.

American Society of Materials - Eastern Virginia - Programs and events for students and teachers.

Hands-on Activities

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Worksheets, Puzzles and Games

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Virtual Field Trip Activities

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On-line Games and Puzzles

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Frostbite Theater Videos

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Live Presentations

Here's a Question!

Experiments You Can Try at Home!

The Half-life of Barium-137m

Liquid Nitrogen Experiments

Liquid Oxygen vs. Liquid Nitrogen

Static Electricity Experiments

Monarch Butterflies


March Microscope Madness!

Just for Fun

Jefferson Lab's Workbench Projects

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Odds - n - Ends

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