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Education Guide 2014-2015

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 2015

During the week of February 2-6, 2015, the Museum will host students in grades 4-8 for hands-on activities related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. This year's themes will be:

Monday, February 2 – Nanotechnology 

Tuesday, February 3 – Biomedical Engineering 

Wednesday, February 4 – Electrical & Mechanical Engineering  

Thursday, February 5 – Digital Design & New Technologies 

Friday, February 6 – Aeronautical Engineering 

The Education staff of the Museum is busy planning our 2015 Discover STEM event. We look forward to hosting over 1,000 students from area schools. If you were not selected this year for Discover STEM Week, we encourage you to continue your efforts in STEM education by attending Discover STEM Day or applying for a field trip during our spring exhibit, "Electricity: Spark Your Curiosity." For details about this opportunity, please see below.

Electricity: Spark Your Curiosity

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History will be offering free busing OR admission for accepted schools between February 9 and April 24, 2015. Groups selected will participate in exciting, hands-on activities around the theme of electricity, tour the exhibit "Electricity: Spark Your Curiosity" and visit the rest of the Museum. 

APPLY TODAY! Applications are accepted through mid-March on a rolling deadline by month. Accepted schools will be required to submit a principal's letter of support. If you have questions, please contact Rachael Cutrufello, Director of Education: rcutrufello@nuclearmuseum.org, 505-245-2137 x101. 

Nuclear Science Week 2015

Nuclear Science Week (NSW) is a national, broadly observed week-long celebration to focus local, regional and national interest on all aspects of nuclear science. Nuclear Science Week 2015 will take place the week of October 19-23.

Please look for the teacher application in early September 2015. 

Special Exhibit

Atomic STEaM Photography Show - November 8 through January 4, 2015

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Winter Camp

"Science is Everywhere" Winter Day Camp - December 22, 23, 29 & 30 and January 2

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