Museum Explorations: Students visit the Museum from 10:00am to approx. 12:30pm. During this time, students will work through a hands-on activity with a Museum Educator in our Tech Lab and explore our gallery exhibits. Students also have the opportunity to enjoy a bonus excursion to the Los Alamos History Museum. Groups of more than 60 students will need to visit over multiple days. Requires chaperones assigned to small groups of students for the duration of your visit. Grades K-8th: One chaperone for every 6 students. Grades 9th-12th: One chaperone for every 10 students.
Step 1: Choose your theme
- Engineering: Students are introduced to the field of engineering and presented with a themed hands-on challenge using limited materials. Engineering activities include penny bridges (grades K-2nd), card towers (2nd-6th), paper airplanes (4th-8th), windmills (4th-8th), loudspeakers (9th-12th) and earthquake-proof straw structures (4th-12th).
- Manhattan Project: Students are immersed into a past world of analog radio, Morse Code, encrypted messages, and espionage as they experience communications and encryption technology common during the Manhattan Project. Recommended for 7th–12th grade.
- Building Immunity: Students take on the roles of virus, cell, and immune system to understand the mechanics of a viral infection and the immune response that follows. Recommended for 7th–12th grade.
Step 2: Start the scheduling process
Check out our program calendar to view dates available for programming.
Email email@example.com with the following information to start the scheduling process.
Simply copy and paste the below list into your email before filling out the needed information.
- Primary contact name:
- Primary contact email:
- Primary contact phone:
- School name:
- School district:
- Number of students in each grade level:
- Total number of students anticipated:
- Desired date:
- Desired theme/activity:
- Any comments or questions you may have:
One of our educators will get back to you as soon as possible.
*Need help affording a bus/bus driver to bring your group to the Museum? Check out the BSMA Bus Scholarship Application
Step 3: Provide feedback
After your experience, you and your students will be asked to complete a brief survey. Your feedback helps support the continuation and improvement of our free educational programming. We value your thoughts about your experience!