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For Teachers

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. 


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 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.

The application period for Nuclear Science Week 2016 has ended. Thank you to all teachers who applied! Applications for the 2017 Nuclear Science Week event will be available in late August, 2017. Please direct any questions to Felicia Savage, Director of Education, at fsavage@nuclearmuseum.org or 505-245-2137, extension 101.

October 17-21, 2016

Celebrate all aspects of nuclear science during the 7th Annual Nuclear Science Week (NSW), October 17-21, 2016. Activities during the week are intended to build awareness of the contributions of the nuclear science industry and those who work in it every day.

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Veterans Day Camp, November 11

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History will host a very special one-day "Science is Everywhere" Day Camp on Veterans Day, November 11, 2016, from 9 am to 4 pm. Students, ages 6-12, can enjoy their one-day break from school by experiencing "Superhero Training Camp."

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STEaM Photography Competition

We will host a photo art exhibit that invited members of the community to share their photographic talent and eye for everything that is Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEaM). Notification of juror’s selected photographs for exhibition will be sent out by October 7, 2016.

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Membership Camp