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Share Engaging Science With Local Fifth Graders

Attend a Jan. 8 workshop from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to learn how to guide fifth graders as they investigate properties of matter through hands-on science activities. Registration required. More>

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BLAZES Volunteer Workshop Rescheduled to Dec. 8

Originally slated for Dec. 1, the Monday, Dec. 8 event runs from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and will teach participants how to guide fifth graders as they investigate properties of matter through hands-on science activities. The BLAZES on-site program runs from October to May. Registration required.

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Export Control Training Session Scheduled for Dec. 10

The training takes place in the Building 50 Auditorium from 9 to 10:30 a.m. and will be live streamed here. Participants will learn more about the regulations that govern outbound exports and dissemination of information and technology to non-U.S. persons and entities. More>

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Training for Work Planning and Control’s ‘Activity Manager’ System

EHS is offering drop-in hours on Friday, Dec. 5, from 10 to noon and Dec. 18 from 1 to 3 p.m. in Building 26-124. Stop by to get your questions answered and hands-on help.

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Software Carpentry Bootcamp Offered Dec. 16-17

IT is offering its second installment of the two-day workshop dedicated to teaching scientists how to be better computer users on Dec. 16-17, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Building 54-130. The class will cover everything from program design to version control and task automation. For more information and to register go here.

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Share Engaging Science Activities With Visiting Fifth Graders

Attend a Dec. 1 workshop from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to learn how to guide fifth graders as they investigate properties of matter through hands-on science activities related to states of matter, electricity, and thermal conductivity of metals. The BLAZES on-site program runs from October to May. Registration is required.

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EHS Ergo Team Hosts Keyboard Shortcuts Brown Bag on Nov. 11

The session — which takes place Tuesday, Nov. 11, from 12 to 1 p.m. in Perseverance Hall (Bldg. 54-130) — offers tips and resources for Mac and PC keyboard shortcuts. Keyboard shortcuts can reduce the strain associated with repetitive mouse clicking and dragging. Bring your laptop to make it a “hands-on” experience. Contact ergo@lbl.gov for more information.

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Electric Circuits Workshop for BLISS Volunteers on Nov. 10

Employees are invited to attend a workshop on Monday, Nov. 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Building 2-100B. Learn to guide 4th graders as they safely explore simple and series circuits; learn about short circuits; and investigate batteries, conductors and insulators. Registration is required. Lunch will be provided.

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Export Control Training Sessions Set for No. 14 and Dec. 10

The classes will help staff understand the regulations that govern outbound exports and dissemination of information and technology to non-U.S. persons and entities. Both sessions will be held in the Building 50 Auditorium from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Send e-mail here for more information. More>

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Intro and Advanced Arduino Classes on Nov. 6

The intro class (9 a.m. to noon) covers programming and building with Arduino and the basics of working with the Arduino board. The advanced class (1 to 4 p.m.) focuses on sensors, actuators and programming techniques. All materials will be provided. More>

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