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Education Guide 2016-2017

This year's education guide is currently in production. We're excited to unveil new opportunities to teachers soon! 

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. 


Discover STEM Week 2017

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 2017 Discover STEM event will take place the week of February 6-10, 2017. 

Applications for schools wishing to attend Discover STEM 2017 will be available in November 2016. If you have questions, please contact Felicia Savage, Director of Education, at fsavage@nuclearmuseum.org or 505-245-2137, extension 101.


Nuclear Science Week 2016

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 2016 will take place the week of October 17-21. 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.

Application for Nuclear Science Week will be available in late August 2016. If you have questions, please contact Felicia Savage, Director of Education, at fsavage@nuclearmuseum.org or 505-245-2137, extension 101.

Junior Docents Needed!

Our Junior Docent program is currently seeking applicants ages 14-18 for its year-round volunteer team. Here, you can learn awesome science demonstrations and hone your skills in public speaking. You can actually practice to become the next Bill Nye!

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America's Road: The Journey of Route 66

Visitors will share in the history and fascination of one of the world's most famous highways, and everyone will experience stories, artifacts, music, images and interactive components that tell the story of the iconic Route 66, May 14 through September 25.

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STEaM Photography Competition

We invite you to share your photographic talent and eye for everything that is Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEaM). Any individual, from a professional photographer to a student with a camera phone, may submit a photograph to this competition! Now through September 16, 2016.

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Membership Camp