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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 open. Applications will be accepted until December 7th, 2015 and schools will be notified of their acceptance before December 18th, 2015.

Click here for more details and to apply now!

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.

Atomic STEaM Photography Show

Experience the all encompassing world of science, technology, engineering, art and math as interpreted by photographers from around the world, November 7 through January 3, 2016.

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Double Discount Days!

Museum members will receive 20% off purchases made in the Museum Gift Store on December 12 & 13 - double the regular discount!

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Winter Day Camp

Enroll your young scientist to experience the wonders of science this winter break, December 21-23 and 28-30, 2015!

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Membership Camp