For the Community
Doing Science Together
Free hands-on science activities for all ages at your school, library, store or other facility.
Magnet Mystery Hour
This free lecture series aims to educate the public and provide direct access to working scientists.
Any group from the general public can book a tour and see our world-record magnets and cutting-edge laboratories.
Every February, the MagLab opens its doors to the public, offering dozens of science demonstrations to visitors of all ages. It's free, fun and for everyone.
Science in Tallahassee
Check out these excellent museums, parks and science venues around the MagLab's Tallahassee, Florida, headquarters.
Art in the Atrium
Several times a year, the MagLab's atrium transforms into an art gallery and destination for the Council on Culture and Arts' (COCA) "First Friday" gallery hop.
The MagLab and Backwoods Bistro host The Science Cafe — a forum for face-to-face conversation with scientists about current topics related to science and technology — the first Tuesday of each month.
THE place for information on electricity and magnetism. Study milestones in history, learn about key figures, play with interactive tutorials and read down-to-earth articles about the lab's research
Science in Literature
Textbooks arenít the only place you find science. Library shelves are full of tales that weave science, drama and suspense together.
Written in layman's terms, this magazine provides a window into the Magnet Lab's culture of curiosity-based research and focus on educating the next generation of scientists.
Our partnerships with these groups make us more effective in our common goal of improving science education in our schools and communities.
BLAST is a North Florida and South Georgia organization aimed at promoting science instruction. For the past 15 years, a CIRL staff member has served on BLASTs board or held the position of president, vice president or secretary. BLAST members are often presenters at the Magnet Lab Open House and work as partners with the Magnet Lab to promote STEM education to the community.
Community Classroom Consortium
This consortium provides educational experiences and resources for students, teachers and the general public across North Florida and South Georgia.
FREEDM Systems Center
Through its proud association with this center, CIRL coordinates three science education summer programs targeting middle and high school students and their teachers.
Panhandle Area Educational Consortium
PAEC offers science professional development opportunities for K12 teachers. CIRL and the Magnet Lab contribute to this effort by providing workshops, research experiences and curriculum materials in support of improving student achievement.