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Education Guide 2015-2016

Choose from Museum classroom programs, tours, outreach at your site, or professional development. Classes from kindergarten up are welcome at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, and the many educational programs we have to offer for all age groups is sure to get your students thinking, talking, and imagining

Discover STEM Week 2016

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 2016 Discover STEM event will take place the week of February 1-5. This year's themes are as follows:

​Monday, February 1, 2016 - Chemical Engineering
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - Nano Technology
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - Digital Design & New Technologies
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - Electrical Engineering
Friday, February 5, 2016 - Aeronautical Engineering

The application for schools wishing to attend Discover STEM 2016 is now closed. All accepted schools have been notified. If your group is interested in Discover STEM, please join us for our Discover STEM Day event, open to the public, on Saturday, February 6th. 

This event is possible due to the generous support of our donors, including Kirtland Federal Credit Union, Lockheed Martin/Sandia National Laboratories and Intel Corporation. 


Are you interested in presenting during Discover STEM Week? Click here to share your interest with us! 

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 Rachael Cutrufello, Director of Education, at rcutrufello@nuclearmuseum.org or 505-245-2137, extension 101.

Einstein Gala

Join us at the 19th Annual Einstein Gala on Saturday, March 19, 2016! Experience dinner among some of the most brilliant minds in science at New Mexico's biggest science party of the year!

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Art of the Reactor Special Exhibition

A special exhibit for the whole family that invites visitors of all ages to become visually engulfed in the brilliantly engineered renderings of nuclear reactors while uncovering their inner-artist by designing and creating one-of-a-kind artwork. January 20 through April 24, 2016.

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Spring Day Camp

Enroll your young scientist to experience the wonders of science in exciting, one-day camps this Spring Break, March 28-April 1, 2016. Sessions include topics such as "Cartoon Physics," "Spark Lab," "Balloon Blow Out" and more!

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Membership Camp