JLab Science Education staff member presents a liquid nitrogen demonstration to students.


Jefferson Lab is a valued partner to the local, regional and national education community.

Jefferson Lab is committed to providing training and education to the next generation of scientists, mathematicians and engineers, and those who teach them. The lab provides a variety of programs and educational opportunities for students in grades K-12, as well as for undergraduates, graduate students and postdoctoral researchers. At JLab, students and teachers gain access to leading scientists, world-class scientific facilities and instrumentation; and large-scale research programs that are unavailable at universities or in industry.

K-12 students participate in a JLab Science Education activity

Learn more about what JLab has to offer for K-12 students.

Two teachers review new materials.

Learn more about what JLab has to offer for K-12 teachers.

A JLab Science Education staff member assists a student with a carnation in a liquid nitrogen demo

Jump directly to the JLab’s Science Education Resources, where you will find an education events calendar, games and puzzles, as well as resources for students and teachers.

An undergraduate presents her summer research project to a JLab staff member

Find out what you need to know and do before getting to the lab to conduct research.