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!
Graduate Summer School, Undergraduate Workshop, and Faculty Workshop in Plasma Physics offered this summer
The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory's Science Education Department will host three programs this summer:
Fall high school internship applications DEADLINE EXTENDED!
The application for PPPL's fall high school internship is open February 1 through April 30!
DEADLINE EXTENDED! Apply by May 20, 11:59PM!
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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