New Mexico Science Fiesta






New Mexico Science Fiesta





A Week-Long Celebration of Science!


The 7th Annual New Mexico Science Fiesta

A Community Celebration of Science!

The New Mexico Science Fiesta is one of the state's largest celebrations of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math). The event is a multi-day, community-wide extravaganza that is sure to inspire your curiosity, creativity, and innovation.

Press Release

2022 Dates:

June 11-18

The text "NM Science Fiesta 2022" over a yellow outline of the state of New Mexico, with a colorful papel de picado banner reading "STEAM"
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Join us for the 7th annual Science Fiesta!

2022 Dates:

June 11-18

The New Mexico Science Fiesta is one of the state's largest celebrations of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math). The event is a multi-day, community-wide extravaganza that is sure to inspire your curiosity, creativity, and innovation.

We are now recruiting presenters for both Science in the Community and the Science Fiesta Expo!
For more information, please download this document.

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Become a Science Fiesta presenter!
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Thank you to our 2022 sponsors:

AFRL logo
Two logos: PNM and Avangrid, with the text "Together for clean energy now"
"BlueCross BlueShield of New Mexico" logo with the text "A Division of Health Care Service Corporation, a Mutual Legal Reserve Company, an Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Asociation"

New Mexico EPSCoR logo
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Century Bank logo
Taos Community Foundation logo

Science Destinations

Experience the many facets of STEAM in New Mexico

Explore science throughout New Mexico



Science in the Community: June 11-18

A fun, creative way for New Mexicans to explore STEAM concepts with limited capacity in-person programming and live-streamed experiences.


Join us for both in-person and live-streamed events all week! Scheduled talks, demonstrations, tours, workshops, and more! Choose your events based on age group, topic, or date and time. Select events may require advanced registration. Connect with STEAM professionals and each other in fun, interactive platforms!

2021 Event Schedule

Age 

9/19, 1-1:30 pm. Tour Spaceport America's Operations Center with Alice Carruth

9/20, 10-10:30 am. Story Time - Joan Proctor, Dragon Doctor with Explora

9/22, 11-11:30 pm. Story Time - Stellaluna with New Mexico Out-of-School Time Network

9/24, 11-11:45 am. Explore, Play and Learn Science with PBSKids, for caretakers of children 3-5 years of age.

Topic

Events:





Science Fiesta Expo - June 18

Join us at Expo New Mexico with more than 70 STEAM professionals sharing their enthusiasm for learning, science, and the world around us. Engage in hands-on science and engineering activities for the whole family.


June 18, 2022
10:00am - 4:00pm
Expo New Mexico


What can you expect at the Expo?

  • Dozens of STEAM professionals
  • FREE event with FREE parking
  • Fun for the whole family
  • Food and drink available for purchase

Age 

Get vaccinated at the Expo!

Exciting news! New Mexico Department of Health will be holding a vaccine event at the Science Fiesta Expo.

They will be offering Pfizer and Pfizer for kids (ages 5-11), both primary doses and boosters. There will be a limited capacity, so if you and your family are interested in getting vaccinated at the Expo, click here and find the event on June 18! Once logged in, you can use the event code 'STEAM' to find this event more easily, as seen below:

A screenshot of the vaccinenm.org website, showing the code "STEAM" entered into the event code box

RSVP to the Science Fiesta Expo event on Facebook here.

9/19, 1-1:30 pm. Tour Spaceport America's Operations Center with Alice Carruth

9/20, 10-10:30 am. Story Time - Joan Proctor, Dragon Doctor with Explora

9/22, 11-11:30 pm. Story Time - Stellaluna with New Mexico Out-of-School Time Network

9/24, 11-11:45 am. Explore, Play and Learn Science with PBSKids, for caretakers of children 3-5 years of age.

Topic

2021 Event Schedule


NM Science Fiesta Booth Day

October 16, 2021 ; 10-2 pm

Join us in person at Explora on October 16th to tour through socially distanced live demonstrations and table attractions.

Partner Line Up

10:00 AM
Weather Balloon
Launch

New Mexico State University<br>
&<br>
National Weather Service El Paso

Learn More

11:30 AM
Glorious
Glow

Science Girl's Lab

Learn More

1:00 PM
Fun With
Propulsion

Air Force Research Laboratory

Learn More

10:50-11:20 Break Out Event Choices

Explora Story Time

Get cozy and tune in as Ashleypresents story time for our youngest viewers!

Ashley from The University of New Mexico's School of Education will read Moonbear's Shadow by Frank Asch


Emerging Technologies for Kids

R4Creating, a local award-winning STEM program, will demonstrate some emerging technologies including 3D printing and CAD design, Robotics and even Drones!

12:20-12:50 Break Out Event Choices

Kids Yoga

Bhava Yoga Studio, Linda Brody

Geometry comes alive in this fun, interactive kids yoga class! Everyone can enjoy these simple, creative poses while creating pentagons, octagons, hexagons and more!

Fantastic Flames

Explora, Kevin Dilley
Investigate some of the amazing science behind fire! These demonstrations will showcase the dangerous yet intriguing phenomenon of fire.

1:50-2:20 Break Out Event Choices

Build your own Fractal!


Fractal Foundation, Jonathan Wolfe

Learn to make infinitely complex and beautiful fractals with paper, markers and scissors. Anyone can participate in this hands-on Fractivity and learn the inspiring connections between science, Marth and art.


Drones, Bioinspiration, Biomimetics, and more!

New Mexico Tech

Graduate and Undergraduate Students with the New Mexico Tech Mechanical Engineering Department will showcase cutting edge science and perform amazing demonstrations!

Science Fiesta Participating Organizations:

Science Fiesta Participating Organizations:

Thank you to our 2022 sponsors:

AFRL logo
Two logos: PNM and Avangrid, with the text "Together for clean energy now"
"BlueCross BlueShield of New Mexico" logo with the text "A Division of Health Care Service Corporation, a Mutual Legal Reserve Company, an Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Asociation"

New Mexico EPSCoR logo
Image

Century Bank logo
Taos Community Foundation logo


The NM Science Fiesta is organized by Explora and STEM-NM in collaboration with New Mexico’s scientific, cultural, and educational organizations.

The NM Science Fiesta is organized by Explora and STEM-NM in collaboration with New Mexico’s scientific, cultural, and educational organizations.