Welcome to the Science Education Department at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), where we combine the lab's core research activities with science education programs to create a center of excellence for students, teachers and the general public. We contribute to the training of the next generation of scientists and engineers, collaborate with K-12 teachers on ways to improve science teaching using an inquiry-based approach to learning, and improve the science literacy of the community at large. Join us!
2016 Summer Undergraduate Laboratory Internship and Community College Internship programs starting June 6th
The 2016 Summer Undergraduate Laboratory Internship Program (SULI) and the Community College Internship (CCI) programs is set to begin on June 6th and run until August 12th.
50 middle-schoolers are wowed by science at PPPL’s My Brother’s Keeper programBy: Jeanne Jackson DeVoeMarch 8, 2016
Fifty seventh- and eighth-graders from John Witherspoon Middle School in Princeton came to PPPL for a half day on March 4 to become scientists – doing a variety of hands-on science activities, from building a motor to
Fun and inspiration for 575 young women at PPPL’s Young Women’s Conference
By: Jeanne Jackson DeVoe
March 22, 2016
PhD Comics’ guide to fusion makes the complex understandable
The eight-minute “Fusion Energy Explained,” created by PhD Comics’ Jorge Cham, which features interviews and cartoon characters of PPPL physicists, has over 90,000 “hits” on YouTube af
Science Education Ongoing Programs
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