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Adventures in Science and Knowledge

Sponsoring Organization: 
Asombro Institute for Science Education
Description: 

The Asombro Institute for Science Education (home of the Chihuahuan Desert Nature Park) is a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing scientific literacy by fostering an understanding of the Chihuahuan Desert. To achieve this mission, we serve more than 17,000 K-12 students and 500 teachers in southern New Mexico with interactive, inquiry-based science education program each year. These programs are designed to bring the excitement of hands-on, inquiry-based science to your students. All of our programs are correlated to New Mexico State Education Standards in Science, Math, Language Arts, and Social Studies, Next Gen Science Standards, Common Core in Language Arts & Math, and are grade specific. For more program descriptions, please visit our website at www.asombro.org.

Submission Type : 
Program
Other STEM Resource
Ongoing Event: 
Yes
Event Season: 
Year Round
Event Date: 
03/14/12
Cost to Attend: 
$3.00 per student / parents and teachers are free
Program Contact Information
Program Contact : 
Rink Somerday, Program Coordinator
Las Cruces
NM
Phone: 
575-524-3334
Email: 
rink [at] asombro.org
University or College Affiliation: 
None
Is your program statewide?: 
No
State Area Options: 
Southwest Region
What types of communities do you serve?(Urban/Rural): 
Both
Categories
General - Science: 
Biology
Earth and Planetary Sciences
Biology: 
Agriculture, Botany, and Plant Sciences
Animal Sciences
Earth and Planetary Sciences: 
Climate Change
Climatology-Weather
Environmental Sciences
Subject Area: 
General - Science
Target Audience: 
K-5th Grade
6-8th Grade
9-12th Grade
K-12th Grade Teachers