Science & Technology Education

Idaho National Laboratory has partnered with the Idaho Falls Department Parks & Recreation to offer an incredible summer science experience.  Participants will explore science, technology, energy & engineering through hands-on activities & daily discovery.  Classes are based on the grade the child completed in June 2017 & are limited to 15 participants.
Registration for these classes is available on-line, in person at The Recreation Center at 520 Memorial Dr. or over the phone at
 208-612-8580

Science Exploration 


Grades 2nd - 4th 
This class is a hands-on and minds-on approach to scientific exploration.  We will be going on mini field trips, outside and inside, to explore insects and plants, electricity and magnetism, light and heat, and many other fascinating topics.  Be sure to bring your curiosity!

​Classes for 2018 will be posted here in March, please check back at that time.


Details


  • Date: 2018 TBA
  • Time: 9 a.m. - Noon
  • Location: Activity Center 1575 N. Skyline Dr.
  • $30.00
  • Register on-line here

Energy Exploration


Grades 5th - 6th
Our modern world is full of technology that requires large amounts of energy for operation.  Learn about where this energy comes from and how it is used.  Students will build renewable energy devices and other electrical items, and will use them to measure, explore, and understand the energy around us.  

Details


  • Date: 2018 TBA
  • Time: 1 - 4 p.m.
  • Location: Activity Center 1575 N. Skyline Dr.
  • $30.00
  • Register on-line here

Building a Robot

Cyber Camp

Grades 9-12

 Idaho National Laboratory will host a 3-day High School Cyber Camp to provide students with the opportunity to develop cyber security awareness and ethical hacking.  Instructors will provide students with hand-on experience using various hacking techniques and methods to better understand and improve security applications. Additionally, students will learn to understand hacking  through a video game representation. Special qualifications are required for students interested in cyber camp.  Current  high school students  should be familiar with basic computer software & hardware fundamentals & concepts. Individuals interested in attending Cyber Camp should have high interest in computer programming and cyber security, enthusiastic about solving complex problems and experience with computer programming (any Language).  Individual that do not meet minimum qualifications based on registration questions may be ineligible to attend and will be refunded.
Snacks and Lunch will be provided for each participant.  Since the class is being held in a computer lab, no food or drinks are allowed.  The Cyber camp will be held at the University Place, Center for Higher Education (CHE) building room #104. this camp includes field trips where participants will be transported to other INL facilities in town to increase their learning experience.

Details

  • Date: 2018 TBA
  • Time: 8:00am-4:00pm
  • Location: University Place, Center for Higher Education
  • Cost: $50.00
  • Register on-line here