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Discover STEM Week 2019

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 2019 Discover STEM event will take place the week of February 11-15, 2019. 

Applications for Discover STEM Week are now available and will be accepted through December 7. 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.


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.

Registration closed on September 14. 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 2018-2019

 The 2018-2019 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.

Veterans Day - November 11

In recognition of this United States holiday honoring military veterans, the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History will be offering free admission on November 11, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., to all service members, both past and present, who show military identification.

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"Science is Everywhere" Winter Camp - December 27-28 and January 2-4

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History will host "Science is Everywhere" Winter Day Camp 2018 for children who Pre-K through 7th grade. Experience the wonders of science in one-day sessions, December 27-28 and January 2-4. Sessions include "Code of the Robot, Jr.," "Mini Marvels," "Mysteries of Matter" "Unravel the Code" and many more!

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Einstein Gala - March 23

The Einstein Gala is New Mexico’s biggest science party of the year! This prestigious black-tie event is the Museum’s most important fundraising event and features an amazing silent auction, a delicious dinner experience among some of the most brilliant minds in science and history, and thrilling entertainment featuring science experiments that will knock your socks off! Mark your calendars to join us on March 23 at Sandia Resort and Casino!

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