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Young Scientists will Bust Myths and Launch Rockets this Winter Break

December 11, 2014

Science will come to life at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History during the 2014 “Science is Everywhere” Winter Day Camp. Children ages 6 to 12 will experience the wonders of science in one-day sessions held December 22, 23, 29, 30 and January 2, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

With a different theme each day, students have the opportunity to explore many facets of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) through hands-on exploration and investigation. Engaging their imaginations, kids 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 winter camp session.

Camps will include such topics as “Myths Busted,” “Skyscraper School,” “Sci-Fi Squad,” “Rockets, Rockets, Rockets,” “Spy Kids” and many more. Campers will immerse themselves in the science of cold temperatures while exploring super cold substances in “Frozen: Below 32°F,” and they will expand their artistic horizons while exploring the science and math in art in “Science of Art & Design.”

To learn more about the 2014 “Science is Everywhere” Winter Day Camp, please visit http://www.nuclearmuseum.org. To enroll in the Museum’s winter day camp program, call 245-2137, ext. 103, or register online under “Learn” and “Kids Camp.”

Summer Camp - May 29 - August 10

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History will host "Science is Everywhere" Summer Camp 2018 for children who are 6 to 12 years old. Experience the wonders of science in week-long sessions, May 29 - August 10. Sessions include "Code of the Robot," "Chemistry and Intrigue," "Science of the X-scape," "STEMinists," "Spy Kids" and many more!

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100.3 The PEAK FREE Summer Fun Road Show

100.3 The PEAK, an iHeartRadio station, will host its 2018 Free Summer Fun Road Show at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History on Friday, June 22, from 6 am to 10 am. All members of the community are welcome to visit the museum for FREE from 6 am to 10 am on the morning of Friday, June 22, as Albuquerque's own Jackie, Tony and Donnie host their popular morning show inside the museum. Doors will open at 6 am.

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B-47E Stratojet Restoration

Help us restore New Mexico’s only Boeing B-47E Stratojet, serial number 53-2280, one of only 23 surviving B-47 airplanes in existence! This airplane will be the focus of a special initiative within “Operation Preservation” – a multi-year campaign to repaint and refurbish the iconic aircraft in the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History’s nine-acre outdoor exhibit area, Heritage Park.

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