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Educational Programs


Educational Programs

Explora offers over 200 interactive Explorations programs, benchmarked to the New Mexico State educational standards, for schools, homeschool groups, libraries, and community centers. These programs also are offered for adults and seniors.

Each year, Explora facilitates more than 2,200 programs for over 70,000 people from all 33 New Mexico counties and from the surrounding states. Programs take place at Explora, at community sites, or virtually and can be offered in both English and Spanish.

Call the Explora Reservations line (505) 600-6734 for more information.

Explora offers over 200 interactive Explorations programs, benchmarked to the New Mexico State educational standards, for schools, homeschool groups, libraries, and community centers. These programs also are offered for adults and seniors.

Each year, Explora facilitates more than 2,200 programs for over 70,000 people from all 33 New Mexico counties and from the surrounding states. Programs take place at Explora, at community sites, or virtually and can be offered in both English and Spanish.

Call the Explora Reservations line (505) 600-6734 for more information.







Current Programs

Semester Programs

Explora is offering educational programs during the semester:

  • Growing a Scientist™:  Preschoolers ages 2½ to 5 and their adult companions make discoveries about science by questioning, experiencing, and investigating.
  • Science to Grow On™:  Children in K-3rd grades make discoveries by questioning, experiencing, and investigating.
  • Engineering Investigators:  3rd-5th graders investigate how things move and use that knowledge to build a series of connected actions.
  • Home School Explorations:  Home school students in grades K-8 will enjoy a semester of weekly experiential science, technology, and art programs.
Learn more on the Semester Programs page

In Person Camps

Ignite your child’s learning with a science-rich camp experience! Explora offers in-person summer, spring, and winter break camps, along with camps during the school year. Visit our camps page for current availability.
Learn more about in person camps

Career Pathways Internship

The primary goal of Explora's Career Pathways Internship (CPI) is to open a gateway for low-income youth to move beyond economic limitations and into intellectually stimulating, personally rewarding employment which serves the community, contributes to Explora's educational mission, and leads to expanded educational and career opportunities.
Learn more about CPI

Educational Programs

Teen Science Café

Teen Science Café is a free event for teens to informally learn about STEAM concepts, engage with local STEAM professionals, and meet other teens.

Our next Teen Science Café is on July 29 from 5:30-7:00pm and is centered around mental health. Join X Studio staff and fellow teens to learn about skills and resources to keep your mental health a priority in your life.

Learn more about Explora’s virtual camp offerings

Teacher Professional Developments

Our Teacher Professional Development workshops are hands-on and materials rich! We offer workshops in-person at Explora or at your location. We also host virtual workshops and can send you a kit of materials to participate.

Email reservations@explora.us for more information.

Register for Virtual STEM Nights

Field Trips and Outreach

Inspire your students through the magic of STEAM!

  • Visit Explora with your students and families through field trips.
  • Bring Explora to you through our outreach program.
  • Join us for programs virtually.
  • Request hands-on STEAM kits to be sent to you.

Email reservations@explora.us for more information.

Email Here to Schedule

Meet a Scientist

Hang out at Explora with STEM professionals throughout the museum and participate in fun activities for the whole family. our next Meet a Scientist event is August 6 from 10am-1pm!












Current Programs

Semester Programs

Explora is offering educational programs during the semester:

  • Growing a Scientist™:  Preschoolers ages 2½ to 5 and their adult companions make discoveries about science by questioning, experiencing, and investigating.
  • Science to Grow On™:  Children in K-3rd grades make discoveries by questioning, experiencing, and investigating.
  • Engineering Investigators:  3rd-5th graders investigate how things move and use that knowledge to build a series of connected actions.
  • Home School Explorations:  Home school students in grades K-8 will enjoy a semester of weekly experiential science, technology, and art programs.
Learn more on the Semester Programs page

In Person Camps

Ignite your child’s learning with a science-rich camp experience! Explora offers in-person summer, spring, and winter break camps, along with camps during the school year. Visit our camps page for current availability.
Learn more about in person camps

Career Pathways Internship

The primary goal of Explora's Career Pathways Internship (CPI) is to open a gateway for low-income youth to move beyond economic limitations and into intellectually stimulating, personally rewarding employment which serves the community, contributes to Explora's educational mission, and leads to expanded educational and career opportunities.
Learn more here

Educational Programs

Teen Science Café

Teen Science Café is a free event for teens to informally learn about STEAM concepts, engage with local STEAM professionals, and meet other teens.

Our next Teen Science Café is on July 29 from 5:30-7:00pm and is centered around mental health. Join X Studio staff and fellow teens to learn about skills and resources to keep your mental health a priority in your life.

Learn more on the Science Fiesta page

Teacher Professional Development

Our Teacher Professional Development workshops are hands-on and materials rich! We offer workshops in-person at Explora or at your location. We also host virtual workshops and can send you a kit of materials to participate.

Email reservations@explora.us for more information.

Learn more about Explora’s virtual camp offerings

Field Trips and Outreach

Inspire your students through the magic of STEAM!

  • Visit Explora with your students and families through field trips.
  • Bring Explora to you through our outreach program.
  • Join us for programs virtually.
  • Request hands-on STEAM kits to be sent to you.

Email reservations@explora.us for more information.

Family Program Information

Meet a Scientist

Hang out at Explora with STEM professionals throughout the museum and participate in fun activities for the whole family. our next Meet a Scientist event is August 6 from 10am-1pm!
Register For Virtual STEM Nights

This is what STEM looks like!

This is what STEM looks like!