OCT 16
Nuclear Science Week 2014 Symposium : The BIG Event

Seattle, Washington has been chosen as the host city for 2014 Nuclear Science Week’s largest celebration event.

The Nuclear Literacy Project and the American Nuclear Society (ANS) Eastern Washington Section and ANS Puget Sound Section are collaborating with national and regional organizations to host activities in Seattle that will be featured for this year’s observance of Nuclear Science Week.

The Pacific Science Center – Seattle, WA
October 16 from 12:00 am - 7:30 pm / October 17 from 8:00 am - 1:30 pm

OCT 17
Teacher Workshop

This FREE workshop hosted by the American Nuclear Society Savannah River Local Section will feature such topics as: Atomic Fundamentals, Power Generation, Nuclear Technologies, Perceived and Real Risk, and Regional Nuclear Technology Uses and Opportunities. Teachers will gain a greater awareness of nuclear technology and its benefits to our daily lives. Workshop includes lectures and hand-on activities. Pre-registration is required.

To register, please contact Mel Buckner at mbuckner001comcast.net.

Ruth Patrick Science Education Center, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

OCT 20
Nuclear Science Night

The American Nuclear Society Oak Ridge/Knoxville Local Section and UT Student Section will host a “Science Night” for grades K-5. Activities will include nuclear detection with models and sources, electrical circuits with bread boards, E-Mag with creating their own to take home, cloud chamber demonstrations, and half-life demonstrations with candies.

Interested parties can contact Susan Hogle (hoglesl@ornl.gov) for more information on this event, or to plan future school events in the Knoxville and Oak Ridge area.

Episcopal School of Knoxville / 950 Episcopal School Way, Knoxville, TN 37932
5:30-7:30 PM

OCT 21
Nuclear Science Expo

The American Nuclear Society Idaho State University Student Section will host the Nuclear Science Expo. This event is targeted to local high school and college students, but all residents near Pocatello, ID are invited. The expo will feature displays about nuclear science technology, the history of nuclear science, the use of nuclear science in medicine, space technology, and nuclear safety. Nuclear professionals will give presentations and be on-hand to answer questions. There will be prizes, give-a-ways, and free food available.

For more information contact: Bishwo Bhandari at bhanbish@isu.edu.

Pond Student Union Ballroom, Idaho State University Campus / Pocatello, Idaho
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

OCT 23
Pandora’s Promise: A Missouri S&T Screening and Panel Discussion

The American Nuclear Society Missouri University of Science and Technology Student Section will host a FREE public screening and discussion of Robert Stone's documentary, Pandora’s Promise. Panelists include: Dr. Joseph Smith, Dr. Carlos Castano, and Dr. Gregory Gelles. For more information contact: Dylan Prevost at dmpg24@mst.edu.

Missouri University of Science and Technology Leach Theatre / 103 Castleman Hall 400 W. 10th St. / Rolla, MO 65409-1550
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

OCT 24
Nuclear Science Teacher Workshop

Come learn about nuclear science and effective ways to teach your students about nuclear science! A tour of Utah’s only nuclear reactor will be a part of this workshop along with a hands-on workshop with free teaching tools dedicated to learning how to teach and inspire students to pursue nuclear science.

This workshop is available to the first 30 teachers who register. The workshop is free, but you MUST RSVP by October 15th in order to tour the reactor facility. Government-issued photo identification is required to tour the facility. Please wear long pants and close-toed shoes.

For more information, email anssc@nuclear.utah.edu

The University of Utah / Utah Nuclear Engineering Program / 50 S. Central Campus Dr. MEB Rm 1206
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Detecting Radiation in Our Radioactive World

This popular workshop includes classroom experiments and demonstrations crucial to making classroom learning come to life. Learn how to use Geiger counters to detect radiation from background and man made sources. Teachers who complete the workshop receive a certificate of completion for 8 contact hours (.8 CEUs), a CD V-700 Geiger counter, a teacher resource book with ideas for classroom use, and information about radioactive sources that can be safely used in the classroom.

SPACE IS LIMITED: Pre-registration is required

Early Registration is $95 (until 10/3)
General Registration is $149 (10/4 - 10/24)

Disneyland Hotel / 1150 Magic Way, Anaheim, CA 92802
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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