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Published: 12/04/2013
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Jennifer Hayden, 505-245-2137, ext. 102

2013 “Science is Everywhere” Winter Day Camp

Albuquerque, NM – Science will come to life at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History during the 2013 “Science is Everywhere” Winter Day Camp. Children ages 6 to 12 will experience the wonders of science in one-day sessions held December 23, 26, 27, 30 and January 2 & 3, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

With a different theme for each day, students have the opportunity to explore many facets of science and history through hands-on exploration and investigation. Engaging their imaginations, kids enrolled in the day camps will create and learn the basic concepts of chemistry, physics and engineering while playing with different materials and experiments. Parents may register their children for individual days of the camp, or for the entire winter camp session.

Camps will include such topics as Air Academy, Survival City, Grossology, Roboquest, CSI: Camp Scene Investigation, Science of Art and Design, Super Hero Training Camp and many more. Campers will learn about the wonders of nanotechnology in Nanosize Me and even experience the prehistoric world of dinosaurs in Fossil Finders.

To learn more about the 2013 “Science is Everywhere” Winter Day Camp, please visit www.nuclearmuseum.org. To enroll in the Museum’s winter day camp program, call 245-2137, ext. 103, or register online at http://www.nuclearmuseum.org/for-families/kids-camp/2013-winter-day-camps/.

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is located at 601 Eubank SE in Albuquerque, NM, at the entrance to the Sandia Science & Technology Park. Formerly the National Atomic Museum, which opened in 1969 and was charted by Congress in 1991, the Museum serves as a repository and steward of nuclear-related historical items and is a Smithsonian affiliate. The Museum is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.p. 361 days a year. The Museum’s website is www.nuclearmuseum.org, and the phone number is 505-245-2137.

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