High school

Argonne programming camp sparks students’ scientific curiosityAugust 10, 2015

Argonne National Laboratory hosted a summer coding camp with 42 students from Chicago-area high schools. Four days of lessons covered an introduction to the Python programming language, emphasized problem-solving skills and showed students what it’s like to be a STEM professional.

JCESR introduces high school students to the future of battery scienceJuly 30, 2015

Early this summer, 80 Chicago-area high school students got a glimpse of the importance of energy storage and how battery science is improving our world both today and tomorrow.

Electric Car Competition

Argonne will host the 2016 Regional National Battery Car Competition on Saturday, March 19, 2016, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at CNH Industrial, 6900 Veterans Blvd. Burr Ridge, IL 60527.

The race will take place on a 20 meter track and will consist of time trials. The top teams from the time trials will advance to the modified double elimination.

Conference for young women aims to encourage pursuit of science careersApril 13, 2015

More than 350 of some of the Chicago region's brightest young women will converge on the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory on April 16 to explore careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).