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Nuclear Science Week 2017

Nuclear Science Week (NSW) is a national, broadly observed week-long celebration to focus local, regional, national and international interest on all aspects of nuclear science. Nuclear Science Week 2018 will take place the week of October 15-19. During this week, the museum invites students in grades 6-12 with their schools to visit the museum for special activities themed around nuclear science. Field trips during this time include free busing and admission for accepted groups thanks to the generous support of our donors.

Applications for Nuclear Science Week will become available in August of 2018. For more information, please direct any questions to Joyce Whelchel, Director of Education, at jwhelchel@nuclearmuseum.org or 505-245-2137, extension 101. 
 


Education Guide 2017-2018

 The 2017-2018 Education Guide is now available!

School groups of all ages are welcome to visit the Museum, and classes of 2nd grade and up may experience the best in science and history educational programming. The many programs we have to offer are sure to get your students thinking, talking and imagining. 


Museum Scavenger Hunt

Visiting the Museum with your group? Download the Museum exhibit scavenger hunt documents (Observation & Discovery and Seek & Find) in advance for your group to complete during your self-guided tour. 


Discover STEM Week 2018

Discover STEM Week is an annual celebration of all things STEM - science, technology, engineering and math. During this week, the Museum will host students in grades 4-8 for hands-on activities related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Our 2018 Discover STEM event will take place the week of February 5-9, 2018. 

Applications for Discover STEM Week are now available and will be accepted through December 6. Please apply here (link to application). Please direct any questions to the Director of Education, at jwhelchel@nuclearmuseum.org or 505-245-2137, extension 101.

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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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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Movie Under the Wings - June 16

Join the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History for Movie Under the Wings, an amazing outdoor event featuring the blockbuster movie, “Apollo 13.” Saturday, June 16, under the airplanes in Heritage Park. Doors will open at 7:30 pm for this unique museum experience, and the movie will begin at dark.

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