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July 12 - August 2, 2015



Family Fun Day

An exciting day of hands-on family fun! Explore magnets, mirrors, and more. Hop aboard a fire truck and learn all about the laboratory’s protective services. Be captivated by the “Mystery and History of Science” show and play a part in the “Super Scientific Circus.”

Facility Visits

The Science Learning Center

Discover Science at the Science Learning Center where you can experience interactive exhibits that demonstrate basic scientific principles.

Bus tickets available after attending overview in Berkner Hall, Room B; last facility visit begins at 3 p.m.

Laboratory Protective Services

Meet the team that helps the Laboratory go and grow safely; take fire extinguisher training; use a thermal imaging camera to see in the dark; climb aboard large fire trucks! Last facility visit begins at 3 p.m.


Science Talks


“History of Camp Upton,” presented by Paul Infranco, Former Teacher

11 a.m. • 2 p.m.

Science Education Center Auditorium
Paul Infranco maintains an extensive resource of items and documents related to the history of nearby towns and local support and participation in the US military.


“History of the BNL Site,” presented by Tim Green, Natural and Cultural Resources Manager, Environmental Protection Division

12:30 p.m. • 3 p.m.

Science Education Center Auditorium
Tim Green manages BNL’s cultural and natural resources including historic structures and artifacts onsite and the research and monitoring of local ecosystems.




“Mystery and History of Magic”

12 noon • 1:30 p.m. • 3 p.m.

Berkner Hall Auditorium
Be sure to arrive early as the auditorium fills quickly!


Super Scientific Circus: Amazing Activity Zone

11 a.m. • 12 noon • 2 p.m. • 3 p.m.

Brookhaven Center
Science can be fun and funny. Join Mr. Fish to learn the science behind amazing circus tricks!

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