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Spring Camp is Just Around the Corner

February 17, 2015

Science will come to life at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History during the 2015 “Science is Everywhere” Spring Day Camp. Children ages 6 to 12 will experience the wonders of science in one-day sessions held March 30-April 3, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

With a different theme for each day, students have the opportunity to explore many facets of science and history through hands-on exploration and investigation. Engaging their imaginations, children enrolled in the day camps will create and learn the basic concepts of chemistry, physics and engineering while playing with different materials and experiments. Parents may register their children for individual days of the camp, or for the entire spring camp session.

“It is with great pride that we introduce a variety of new camps to our “Science is Everywhere” camp sessions,” said Jennifer Hayden, Director of PR & Marketing at the Museum. “Every camp has been masterfully created to provide students with the most engaging and enjoyable learning experience possilble.”

Camps will include such topics as “Star Struck,” “Voyage to the Deep Sea,” “Movie Magic,” “Play Ball,” “Spark Your Curiosity” and more. Campers will experience the silliness of science on April Fool’s day in “Silly Science” and report ‘live’ from the inside of a storm in “Storm Chasers.”

Registration is now open online, and more information can also be found by calling 505-245-2137, extension 103.

Presidents Day Camp - February 19

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History will host "Eureka: Simple Machines & Physics Edition" on February 19 for Presidents Day. In this one-day break from school, students 6-12 years old will build super structures using their own creativity, basic design principles and simple machines. They will also learn about the properties of building shapes and materials through hands-on experimentation.

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Discover STEM Day - Saturday, February 10

On Saturday, February 10, from 10 am to 3 pm, the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History will welcome families and Scouts for a day of engineering fun! Visitors will experience the finest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). All activities are kid-friendly, completely interactive and designed to spark interest in the scientific fields of science and engineering.

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Einstein Gala - Saturday, March 31

The Einstein Gala is New Mexico’s biggest science party of the year! This prestigious black-tie event is the Museum’s most important fundraising event and features a cocktail reception with an amazing silent auction filled with the most unique items in Albuquerque, a delicious dinner experience among some of the most brilliant minds in science and history and thrilling entertainment featuring science experiments that will knock your socks off!

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