Category: particle physics

  • STEMarts Apprentices Explore the Universe!

    Announcing our new STEMarts Apprenticeship program, designed for women/girls from Northern New Mexico (ages 14-20) and launched in 2022 thanks to a 2-yr Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation Education Enrichment grant. Congratulations to our winners! Amelia Martinez, Dominique Vigil, Feliciana Gonzales, Megan Odom and Svetlana Backhaus. We also welcomed an congratulate Jade Rael as this […]

  • What happens when a physicist from CERN, a Lakota water protector, a Tewa educator and a new media artist meet with 26 Taos fourth and fifth graders?

    What happens when a physicist from CERN, a Lakota water protector,  a Tewa educator and a new media artist meet with 26 Taos fourth and fifth graders?

    Perhaps, opposing worldviews will converge to create a new balance in the universe! Reposted from Janet Webb, Beyondtaos.com Taos, NM, April 2017 “Lakota Cosmology Meets Particle Physics” is a youth workshop at Taos Integrated School for the Arts (TISA) organized by their new STEAM Lab@TISA coordinator, artist-educator, Agnes Chavez. On Monday, April 10, students from Megan Bowers Avina’s TISA classroom […]

  • How Standing Rock inspired a new STEAM youth curriculum

    A visit to the Oceti Sakowin Camp at Standing Rock has inspired a new STEAM curriculum for youth. Through a multicultural collaboration with indigenous educators, artists and particle physicists students will explore the correlations of indigenous cosmology to modern science through art and social practice.  The curriculum will focus on our human connection to nature, […]

  • Projecting Particles: Lakota Cosmology Meets Particle Physics

    Projecting Particles: Lakota Cosmology Meets Particle Physics

    MARCH 2017 A Spring 2017 workshop called Particle Physics Meets Lakota Cosmology is currently being designed for students at Taos Integrated School for the Arts (TISA) and we plan to take the workshop to multiple schools in New Mexico. Through a collaboration with Lakota Cultural Specialist, Steve Tamayo and CERN physicist Dr. Steven Goldfarb, students will […]

  • Agnes Chavez shares 2015 Projecting Particles outcomes at return visit to ATLAS@CERN

    MAY 2016 CERN. Geneva, Switzerland A year after her 2015 two-week research stay through ATLAS Experiment at CERN, Chavez returns to share end of year video documentation from the Projecting Particles projects.  The gatherings took place at the CERN library and Ideasquare, a dedicated test facility at CERN that hosts detector R&D projects, facilitates MSc student programs […]