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  • Jul 12 2022 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
    The James Webb Space Telescope's first research image will be released to the public on July 12 and featured in two different events that day.
    Free
  • Jul 12 2022 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
    Relaxed Nights are evenings for anyone who might get overwhelmed by crowds, sounds, or flashing lights. Or, for individuals who simply enjoy smaller crowds. Tickets are limited to keep these evenings relaxed. Tickets are $5. For Military and Veteran discounts, please contact Kristin.Hsueh@state.nm.us
    $5
  • Jul 16 2022 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
    The Bosque Education Guide is an interdisciplinary curriculum about the Middle Rio Grande Valley ecosystem. The curriculum provides classroom-based and field activities for students grades K-12. For the central activity, students construct a model of the Middle Rio Grande and then manipulate the paper and cloth pieces to demonstrate human impacts over the last two hundred years. Later, they "restore" the ecosystem. The curriculum is downloadable on the website, http://www.nmnaturalhistory.org/educational-resources/sections/bosque-education-guide Newly updated activities include Next Generation Science Standards/NM STEM Ready! Science Standards. Features of the Bosque Education Guide curriculum • Over 700 pages of K-12 activities; many now NM STEM Ready!/NGSS designed • Spanish materials available for download • Background and appendices for teachers • Suggestions for service learning in the bosque • Topics include: o The geology of the valley, surface and groundwater o Demands on the river’s water budget o Flora & fauna of the valley o Natural history & human influence o Fire in the bosque o Energy and matter in ecosystems o Bird migration Workshop information Workshop activities will occur indoors and outdoors. Masks will be required inside; all public health orders at the time will be followed. Participants should dress in comfortable clothing for the weather that day, good walking shoes, a hat, and sunscreen. Bring a sack lunch and water bottle.
    $28
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