Monday, May 18, 2015

"Charging up the Classroom: The Future of Battery Science" program for high school students on June 4

Argonne National Laboratory is sponsoring a program for high school science and STEM classrooms interested in science, technology, and clean energy innovation. Charging Up the Classroom: The Future of Battery Science is an educational and interactive showcase event which features an agenda comprised of workshops and hands-on demonstrations led by dynamic entrepreneurs and scientists. This event aims to educate and enlighten students about the “power” of batteries and their potential to change the world we live in—from electric cars to solar energy to mobile devices. Throughout the day, students will have the opportunity to:
  • Learn about cutting-edge battery technologies
  • Participate in motivational workshops and hands-on demonstrations
  • Engage with entrepreneurs, scientists and engineers
  • Explore possible career pathways in energy science
The event will showcase the thriving battery research and innovation ecosystem in Chicago and the Midwest and show students how they can take advantage of new opportunities as the future generation of battery science leaders.
When:June 4, 2015, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Where:The Harper Court Skydeck
5235 South Harper Court, 11th Floor
Chicago, IL 60615
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Registration deadline: May 22

The event is free and lunch will be provided. For questions, contact Argonne’s Education Department at

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