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Posted on: May 5, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Take-Out STEM Activities from the Museum of Nature and Science

Science Night

The Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science continues to offer take out activity kits in May. Kits are free but require reservation. To reserve kits please contact Stephanie at Kits are available while supplies last and must be picked up on Wednesday, May 19. Pursuant to state health guidelines, social distancing measures are in place and mask-wearing is required.

“Saturday Family Science – Homopolar Motor” 
 Learn about electric currents by building a simple homopolar motor. Recommended ages 7 and up.

“STEAMpunk – Ahmed Zewail - Femtochemistry”
 Experiment with the seemingly instantaneous changes of chemical reactions. Recommended ages 7 and up.

“Nature & Science Discovery Pre-K”
 Explore the ancient past with two paleontology-themed activities in the Junior Paleontologist kit. Recommended for ages 2-5.

“Animal Scat Detective”
 Learn how to identify animals in your area by studying their scat with the help of this animal scat detective kit! Recommended ages 7 and up.

The Museum of Nature & Science is currently closed due to the public health order. The Museum is located at 411 N. Main Street and is accessible from RoadRUNNER Transit Route 1 Stop 36. For additional information, and updates on reopening, visit the website at: or follow us on Facebook and Instagram @LCMuseums.

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