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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 2017 will take place the week of October 16-20. 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 are now available and will be accepted through September 22nd. Please apply here (link to application) and 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. 

Thanks to all who participated in Discover STEM 2017. The application period for Discover STEM Week 2018 will open in mid to late November, 2017. Please direct any questions to the Director of Education, at jwhelchel@nuclearmuseum.org or 505-245-2137, extension 101.

Nuclear After Dark - Trinity Files, October 6, 2017

Become immersed in history and visit the museum after hours as we premiere our replica of the 100ft Trinity Tour, host an outdoor screening of "Modern Marvels" The Manhattan Project, welcome local food trucks and brewery and invite visitors of all ages to learn, think, imagine and draw your own conclusions. 

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STEaM Photography Competition - Notification of Selected Photos is September 27

All photographers who submitted photos for the 2017 STEaM Photography Show will be notified no later than September 27 if their work has been accepted into the STEaM Photo Exhibition. Click here for more information.

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Nuclear Science Week, October 16-20

During Nuclear Science 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.

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