Activities & Games

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What's happening at Los Alamos High School

  • All attendees must check-in at LAHS Duane Smith Auditorium lobby upon arrival to pick up badges, tour passes and meal tickets
    • Arrive here 30 minutes before your tour departure to pick up badges, tour passes and meal tickets
    • Onsite tour buses load in front of auditorium
  • Food, games, music, dancers and event info are at LAHS football practice field (grassy area south of Griffith Gymnasium)
  • Student Symposium takes place in the LAHS Student Commons area
    • 9 am–noon, students present posters and share their experiences with the public
    • Noon–12:30 pm, students finish Symposium and take posters down
  • A Health Tent will be located at the southwest corner of the grassy area south of Griffith Gym. You will find emergency preparedness info there. It also will serve a central spot for lost children or items.
  • The auditorium will be open all day and provide an air-conditioned space and ample seating for any guest needing a break from the heat. Restrooms also will be available here.

Games and activities for kids & adults

  • Music and entertainment line up:
    • 10:15 am, Severo Martinez y Grupo Fuego
    • 11:30 am, Joe Archuleta
    • 12:45 pm, Welcome events: presentation of colors, national anthem, Lab Director and dignitaries
      • Dignitaries include Governor Susana Martinez
    • 1:40 pm, Ohkay Owingeh Ice Mountain Dance Group
    • 3 pm, Los Alamos Big Band
  • Inflatables:
    • Three premium inflatables (e.g., giant slides or obstacle courses)
    • Four inflatables for younger kids
    • Two interactive inflatables—some sort of challenge involved!
  • Lawn games:
    • Baggo (aka, Cornhole)
    • Washer toss (aka, Texas Horseshoes)

What's happening at National Security Sciences Building (NSSB) at TA-3

  • Laboratory movies (Sizzle Reel and 3-D animation of DAHRT), science talks and posters

What's happening at University of New Mexico–Los Alamos

Map of UNM-LA, extra parking

  • 8:30 am–4 pm, Historical Archives, Student Center, Building 2. Includes items such as
    • J. Robert Oppenheimer's handwritten notes and chair
    • wartime organizational charts, badge photos, newspapers
    • exhibit on Rear Admiral William "Deak" Parsons, focusing on his work for the Manhattan Project that ultimately led to allied victory in World War II and American nuclear supremacy
  • 9–10 am, The Moment in Time, Lecture Hall Room 230, Building 2
    • A documentary on the history of the wartime Laboratory.
  • 10:30 am, The Role of Los Alamos in World War II, Part I, presented by LANL historian Alan Carr, Lecture Hall Room 230, Building 2
    • This lecture focuses on the military, political and scientific developments leading to establishment of the Laboratory, and the work leading to 1945 Trinity Test
  • 12–12:35 pm, Trust, But Verify, Lecture Hall Room 230, Building 2
    • A documentary about US-Soviet collaboration on treaty verification technologies, narrated by Charlton Heston.
  • 1–1:30 pm, Los Alamos, The First 25 Years, Lecture Hall Room 230, Building 2
    • A documentary produced in the early 1970s, narrated by former Lab Director Norris Bradbury.
  • 2:30 pm, The Role of Los Alamos in World War II, Part II, presented by LANL historian Alan Carr, Lecture Hall Room 230, Building 2
    • This lecture focuses on Trinity Test and role the atomic bomb played in bringing an end to the war.

Activities for kids

  • Make a birthday card for the Laboratory
  • Create a password and secret name
  • Create a sign for your laboratory
  • Line Chaserz - draw straight lines, curvy lines, or twisty lines and the Line Chaserz high-tech sensors will track the line, following it wherever it goes

Map of LAHS activities & games

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