Are you 8 to 15 years old? Are you curious about science?
Join the Explora group of Frontiers for Young Minds reviewers! Frontiers for Young Minds is an open access, online science journal for kids! Work closely with UNM mentors and Explora staff at the museum to review neuroscience research articles written for kids and learn about being a research scientist through peer review activities and hands-on experiments. Click to download the application.
This is a FREE program! Participants will meet at Explora, the second Sunday of each month.
Frontiers for Young Minds reviewers will:
- Learn how the research process works
- Engage in the peer review process
- Read and review cutting-edge research
- Perform experiments
Reviewers should be 8 to 15 years old and willing to read research articles and provide feedback, as part of the group, about what could be better to make the articles easy to understand and fun to read for kids in their age group. The review process will take place at the monthly meetings as a collaborative effort to ensure everyone is heard and the suggested reviews will help make the article understandable for everyone.
This program is free! As such, it is important that reviewers and their families are personally motivated to learn about science and participate in the peer review process. On months when the group does not have an article to review, we will perform experiments facilitated by the UNM and Explora mentors and talk to local scientists about their jobs!
For more info, contact Sarah Pratt at 224-8320.
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Mon-Sat: 10 am – 6 pm Sun: 12 pm – 6 pm
Closed on Jan. 1, July 4, the week after Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Dec. 25. We close at 2 pm on Dec. 24 and 31.
1701 Mountain Road NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
Explora Members: Free
Children (under age 1): Free
Children (ages 1-11): $4
Adults (ages 12-64): $8
Seniors (age 65+, with ID): $5
Students or Military (with ID): $5
Groups: Reservations Required
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