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$martPath Teacher Training

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 on Saturday, September 15, from 10 am to 12 pm. At the workshop, you will receive a walkthrough of the award-winning platform and discuss best practices for implementing $martPath in your classroom. Attendees will receive a $50 Amazon gift card for participating in the $martPath training. They will also receive an additional $50 Amazon gift card for completing the pre/post assessment with their students before the end of October 2018.

In addition to receiving $martPath training, the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History will also be sharing some educational resources available to educators at the museum as well as upcoming professional development opportunities.

Register today, and please contact Emily Krugh at 513-556-5198 or emily.krugh@uc.edu with questions regarding workshop registration.


Nuclear Science Week 2018

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.

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.

Learn More
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