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Museum Education Staff

The Museum’s Education Department is staffed by professionals with years of experience in all levels of education and multiple areas of curriculum. From a school tour, to a camp session, to workshops for teachers, our Educators are well-versed in nuclear science and history—and in the needs of the community.

For further information, please contact:

Director of Education: Joyce Whelchel, 505-245-2137, extension 101,  jwhelchel@nuclearmuseum.org

Museum Enrichment Coordinator: Mollie Fullerton, 505-245-2137, extension 120, or mfullerton@nuclearmuseum.org

Museum Educator: David Gibson, 505-245-2137, extension 127,  dgibson@nuclearmuseum.org

Museum Educator: Estrellita Romero, 505-245-2137, extension 134, eromero@nuclearmuseum.org

"Science is Everywhere" Winter Day Camps - December 23, 26, 27, 30 and January 2,3

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History will host "Science is Everywhere" Winter Day Camp 2019 for children who Pre-K through 7th grade. Experience the wonders of science in one-day sessions, December 23, 26, 27, 30 and January 2,3. Sessions include "Prankenstein" "Rocket Science," "Robots are Everywhere" "Electrifying" and many more!

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Collaboration with the Atomic Heritage Foundation

With an agreement signed on June 24, 2019, the Atomic Heritage Foundation and the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History forged a new collaboration to preserve the history of the Manhattan Project and the Atomic Age. This significant agreement ensures the Atomic Heritage Foundation’s extensive collection of oral histories (Voices of the Manhattan Project), interpretive vignettes (Ranger in Your Pocket), and articles about the Manhattan Project and its legacy will remain available to the public for the foreseeable future.

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Camp - January 20

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is pleased to offer single-day themed camps for the Winter Break, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and Presidents Day. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day camp is geared to campers in grades 1-3 and grades 4-7, and this camp is "Things that Go Boom!" Everyone loves a good explosion. Witness big booms and make little ones. Using chemistry and physics you will learn about what makes it go boom. Come have a blast!

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