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Science Highlights

The MagLab table at the inaugural North Florida Worlds of Work (WOW) Career Expo, October 20-21, 2023.

May 15, 2024

The MagLab participated in North Florida's first "Worlds of Work" Career Expo event to expose high school students to the many high-demand, high-wage …


August 11, 2023

The MagLab Mentoring Director was invited to serve as a facilitator for the 2023 Aspire Summer Institute, a workshop that trains faculty and leaders f…

MagLab SciGirls group photo with MagLab educator, Carlos Villa (back row on the right).

May 24, 2023

A MagLab educational researcher was presented The National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) 2023 Research Worth Reading award. Thi…

Carlos R. Villa

June 21, 2022

MagLab K-12 educator Carlos R. Villa is awarded Gold Medal from Tallahassee Scientific Society. 

Florida A&M University undergraduate students

May 16, 2022

This new MagLab program pairs Florida A&M University undergraduate students with MagLab STEM mentors for a rotational internship experience that e…

CARE students Devon and Tajari were the first students to finish building their wind turbines during an activity on generators and renewable energy.

September 22, 2021

Incorporating Camp TESLA curriculum into a College Reach-Out Program (CROP) helped expose diverse students to hands-on MagLab STEM activities. 

MagLab researcher Huan Chen talks to the director of K-12 educational programs during one of the Summer Exploration Series live sessions.

September 04, 2020

When COVID-19 eliminated the option for in-person camp experiences, the MagLab pivoted to offer a free virtual Summer Exploration Series instead.

Pie chart

April 23, 2020

Evaluation of the middle school mentorship program shows that students who participated in this 12 week program have increased confidence and interest…


September 20, 2019

To broaden participation in STEM, onsite outreach at the MagLab is now offered in Swahili in addition to Spanish, German and French.

MagLab educator Jose Sanchez shows New Mexico teachers how to use series circuits to design electromagnets.

January 04, 2019

Area teachers learn how to explain magnet research conducted nearby to their students.

Renette Hawthorne from Silver Lake Middle School in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., prepares an experiment.

August 21, 2018

Ten Florida teachers worked side by side with MagLab researchers during the summer of 2018.