Science with Jefferson Lab!


  • Who?  For students rising to grades 4 through 8 who are deaf/hard of hearing from any school in Virginia. Students are welcome to bring 1 sibling in the same age group.
  • What? A day of science activities and a great opportunity to meet students from other school divisions who are deaf or hard of hearing. Special features: Science Educator, Brita Hampton of Jefferson Lab; Gary Talley, of Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, will be displaying alerting devices and special telephone equipment for the home from the Technical Assistance Program (TAP).
  •  How Do We Register?     Complete registration in Google Forms at: (you may need to cut and paste this into your browser) or send the paper registration attached to be received before 3:30 pm, June 1, 2017.

    General Agenda for Saturday, June 10, 2017

    (Be sure to keep a copy of this for your reference)

    9:30   Families should arrive at Jefferson Lab where the student/sibling will be signed in by parent/caregiver

    10:00 Welcome to families.

    10:15 Student/sibling will participate in science activities with Brita Hampton, Science Educator of Jefferson Labs, volunteers, and others.

    Parents are free to explore nearby shops 10:15 – 12 noon while the students are involved in Science activities.

    12:00  Students will be provided with lunch; immediate family members who have registered are welcome to join for lunch!

    1:00   Students will complete science activities and have time to reflect on their experiences.

    1:30   All parents return to Jefferson Lab to join students for special presentations. Gary Talley of the Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (VDDHH) will be sharing information about equipment from the Technical Assistance Program (TAP- alerting devices for homes, including special alarm clocks and telephones for people who don’t hear well).

    2:30  Activities ends; adjournment.


6/10/2017 9:30 AM - 6/10/2017 2:30 PM


Jefferson Lab (U.S. Department of Energy’s 
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility)
628 Hofstadter Road
Newport News, Va. 23606


Dr. Debbie Pfeiffer
(540) 414-5249


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