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Education Guide 2016-2017

 The 2016-2017 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 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 the 2017 Nuclear Science Week event will be available in late August, 2017. Please direct any questions to the Director of Education, at jwhelchel@nuclearmuseum.org or 505-245-2137, extension 101.

"Science is Everywhere" Summer Camp

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History will host "Science is Everywhere" Summer Camps for children who are 6 to 15 years old. These themed, week-long camps will take place May 30 - August 11, 2017, and they are designed to be both highly educational and fun for all. Sessions include "Spy Kids," "Code of the Robot," "The Great Game, Scratch," "DIY Disasters," "Movie Magic" and many more!

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STEaM Photography Competition - Photos NOW Accepted!

Submit your science, technology, engineering, art or mathematics photographs for the chance to win cash prizes and the opportunity to have your work on display at our museum. Entry deadline is September 1, 2017.

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Critical Assembly Exhibit, Open through October 15

A special exhibition where visitors will step back in time to a pivotal point in history, and experience pure science through pure art. Explore and study the recreations of the super secrets from the Manhattan Project's atomic bomb in this mesmerizing exhibit.

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