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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.”

STEaM Photography Competition - Accepting Entries Now Through August 31

Any individual, from a professional photographer to a student with a camera phone, is invited to share their photographic talent and eye for everything that is Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEaM) for a chance for a cash prize and to have their work on display this fall at our museum!

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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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$martPath Teacher Training - September 15

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History will be hosting a workshop on $martPath, a new, online teaching resource for grades 1-8 geared towards economic and financial education. At the workshop, teachers will receive a walkthrough of the award-winning platform and discuss best practices for implementing $martPath in their classroom.

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