OCT 10
Girl Scouts Get to Know Nuclear Patch

Earn the Get to Know Nuclear patch while learning about nuclear energy generation and the various applications of nuclear technology. Nuclear professionals from the American Nuclear Society Louisiana Local Section will lead Scouts in interactive exercises and opportunities to learn about nuclear science. Earning the Get to Know Nuclear patch is a chance for Girl Scouts to learn about this exciting field at the cutting edge of science, as well as to learn about generation of electricity.

COST: $5.00/Scout or $10/Troop. Lunch is provided.

REGISTRATION: Limited to 75 Girl Scouts

For further information, contact:
Paul Sicard
phone: (225)381-3666
email: psicard@entergy.com

Entergy's River Bend Station Training Center / St Francisville, LA 70775
8:30 am - 3:30 pm

OCT 19
Nuclear Science Week – University of Sharjah (UAE)


The ANS University of Sharjah Student Section is planning several events throughout Nuclear Science Week ( October 19-23, 2015) for the general public.

Details are pending.

University of Sharjah / University City Rd - Sharjah - United Arab Emirates
All Week

OCT 24
Nuclear Science Week – Brigham Young University

The ANS Brigham Young University, in conjunction with the Provo City School District, will host a Nuclear Science Week workshop. The purpose this event is to inspire young students to pursue an education in the nuclear sciences. Students will learn the uses and construction of radiation devices, and compete to build a homemade radiation detector.

For more information, please contact:
Matthew Memmott at memmott@byu.edu or Trent Lai at trentlai@gmail.com

Clyde Engineering Building, Campus Dr, Provo, UT 84604
All Day

OCT 24
Understanding Radiation and its Applications – Teacher Workshop

As part of Nuclear Science Week, the ANS Oak Ridge/Knoxville Local Section is hosting a FREE half-day science teacher workshop about radiation basics, detection, and the various applications of nuclear technology. This workshop is open to the first 50 registrants, and teachers must register in advance.


For more information, please contact:
Dave Pointer at pointerwd@ornl.gov or Bernie Kirk at bern_kirk@att.net

Knoxville Convention Center / 701 Henley St, Knoxville, TN 37902
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Nov 7
Detecting Radiation in Our Radioactive World – Teacher Workshop

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, a CD V-700 Geiger counter, a teacher resource book with with NGSS and Common Core aligned lessons, and information about radioactive sources that can be safely used in the classroom.

SPACE IS LIMITED: Must register in advance

Early Registration is $95 (until 9/14)
General Registration is $149 (9/15 - 10/19)

Washington, DC / Washington Marriott Wardman Park / 2660 Woodley Rd NW, Washington, DC 20008
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Nov 5
Willamette Innovators Network Expo

ANS members, in partnership with WIN and NAYGN, will host a Young Innovators Zone at the Willamette Innovators Network Expo for children and interested adults to participate in hands-on STEM activities. Activities include: basic electricity circuit demonstrations, detecting radiation with Geiger counters, radioactive decay (half-life) demonstrations, and a discussion of the importance of nuclear energy.

For more information, please contact Renae Lenhof at rlenhof@nuscalepower.com

Microproducts Breakthrough Instutute / HP Campus / 1110 NE Circle Blvd / Corallis, OR 97330
4:00 - 7:00 pm

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