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Teacher Workshops

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History provides several professional development opportunities, which are designed to provide educators at all levels a chance to deepen content knowledge and strengthen pedagogy in science and technology. Our hands-on, inquiry-based workshops address state and national learning standards and allow you to customize topics for your own classroom.  

Call the Museum for information at (505) 245-2137, ext. 101. Reservations, cost per person, and deadlines for these programs are listed in announcements sent to schools and education organizations.

Jump Start NGSS, Science Saturdays, New Mexico Science Teacher's Association

Join us in Albuquerque on Saturday, March 2 from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm.

This workshop is different from our previous offerings. Although we will have the same kind of training, all our examples and activities are content specific. We will focus on PS1 – matter – and resources related to nuclear energy.

Location: National Museum of Nuclear Science and History, 601 Eubank Blvd SE, Albuquerque

Cost: free for NMSTA members, 1/2 price membership ($10) for others. Lunch and snacks will be provided.

Tentative schedule:

8:00 am – 8:30 am. Coffee & check in.
8:30 am – 9:00 am. Welcome and introductions.
9:00 am – 11:30. Two options – NGSS 101 and NGSS 102
11:30 am – 1:00 pm. Radiation basics review, museum tour and lunch.
1:00 pm –3:00 pm. Three options – PS1 content review, evaluating lessons and units, nuclear science in NM.
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Reports from groups, raffle/door prizes, evaluation.

To register, CLICK HERE.

Our ability to host teacher professional development is dependent on the generosity of our sponsors. Please check back soon for more professional development opportunities. 

"Science is Everywhere" Spring Day Camp - March 11-15

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History will host "Science is Everywhere" Spring Day Camp 2019 for children in grades Pre-K through 7th. Experience the wonders of science in one-day sessions, March 11 - 15, 2019. Sessions include "Got Game?", "Survival Corps", "Grossology", "Robots are Everywhere" and many more!

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Presidents Day Camp - February 18

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is pleased to offer a single-day themed camp for Presidents Day on Monday, February 18. This camp is geared to campers in grades 1-3 and grades 4-7, and campers will deconstruct and reuse everyday objects to make new creations in "Things Come Apart."

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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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